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Song: Once Upon A Time (as performed live)

Release: Adore

Artist: The Smashing Pumpkins

Authors: 1. Craig Newnes <cnewnes@jetstream.net>

2. Michael Ries <zer69mr@aol.com>

Tuning: standard

 

 

Chord Fingerings:

 

Dsus2/A G Dsus2/F# Em Bm A Dsus2

E| 0 3 0 0 2 0 0

B| 3 3 3 0 3 2 3

G| 2 0 2 0 4 2 2

D| 0 0 0 2 4 2 0

A| 0 2 (0) 2 2 0 x

E| x 3 2 0 x x x

 

 

|Dsus2/A G |Dsus2/F# |

|Dsus2/A G |Dsus2/F# |

 

Dsus2/A G Dsus2/F#

Mother I'm tired

Dsus2/A G Dsus2/F#

come surrender my song

Dsus2/A G Dsus2/F#

time has ravaged on my soul

Dsus2/A G Dsus2/F#

no plans to leave but still I go

 

Em Bm

Falling without a reason

Em Bm

I go falling out of sleep

A Dsus2 Dsus2/F#

to the last goodbyes

Em Dsus2/A G Dsus/F#

who cares why

 

Dsus2/A G Dsus2/F#

Mother I've tried

Dsus2/A G Dsus2/F#

wasting my life

Dsus2/A G Dsus2/F#

I haven't given up I lied

Dsus2/A G Dsus2/F#

to make you so proud in my eyes

 

Em Bm

Falling out of sleep

Em Bm

crawling over me

A Dsus2 Dsus2/F#

to the last goodbyes

Em Dsus2/A Em

who cares why

 

Bm Em A

Tuesday's come and gone

Bm Em A

restless still I drive

Bm Em Dsus2/A G Dsus2/F#

try to leave it all behind

 

Em Bm

Falling out of sleep

Em Bm

falling without need

Em Bm

I go crawling over me

 

Dsus2/A G Dsus2/F#

Once upon a time in my life

Dsus2/A G Dsus2/F#

Once upon a time in my life

Dsus2/A G Dsus2/F#

Once upon a time in my life

Dsus2/A G Dsus2/F#

Once upon a time in my life

 

Dsus2 G Dsus2/F#

I've been falling

Dsus2/A G Dsus2/F#

falling

 

|Dsus2 G |Dsus2/F# |

 

Dsus2/A G Dsus2/F#

Mother I miss you so

Dsus2/A G Dsus2/F#

come surrender my song

Dsus2/A G Dsus2/F#

time has ravaged on my soul

Dsus2/A G Dsus2/F#

to kill a mother's tears grown cold

 

 

version 2

---------

 

Tabbed by Michael Ries <zer69mr@aol.com>

 

Beautiful acoustic song,fairly simple.

There is some fingerpicking on one of the guitars

but it is really simple it is just an pregiation

up and down the neck.

 

 

Chords Used

-----------

Dsus2 G D/F# Bm Em A

E 0 3 x 2 0 0

B 3 0 0 3 0 2

G 2 0 2 4 0 2

D 0 0 0 4 2 2

A 0 2 0 2 2 0

E x 3 2 x 0 x

 

INTRO

Dsus2-G-D/F#-Dsus2-G-D/F#

 

VERSE

Dsus2 G D/F#

Mother I'm tired

Dsus2 G D/F#

come surrender my son

Dsus2 G D/F#

time has ravaged on my soul

Dsus2 G D/F#

no plans to leave but still I go

 

CHORUS

Em Bm

Fallin' with the leaves

Em Bm A

fallin' out of sleep

A G D/F#

to the last goodbyes

Em Dsus2

who cares why?

 

Dsus2-G-D/F#

 

VERSE

Dsus2 G D/F#

Mother I've tried

Dsus2 G D/F#

wasting my life

Dsus2 G D/F#

I haven't given up, I lie

Dsus2 G D/F#

to make you so proud in my eyes

 

 

CHORUS

Em Bm

Fallin' out of sleep

Em Bm A

crawlin' over me

A G D/F#

to the last goodbyes

Em Dsus2 D/F#

who cares why?

 

BRIDGE

Bm Em A

Tuesdays come and gone

Bm Em A

restless still I drive

Bm Em A D/F#

try to leave it all behind

 

CHORUS

Em Bm

fallin' out of sleep

Em Bm

Fallin with the leaves

Em A

I go crawlin over me

Dsus2

Once upon a time in my life

Dsus2

Once upon a time in my life

Dsus2

Once upon a time in my life

Dsus2

Once upon a time in my life

Dsus2 G D/F#

I went falling

Dsus2 G D/F#

I went falling

 

Dsus2-G-D/F#

 

VERSE

Dsus2 G D/F#

Mother I hope you know

Dsus2 G D/F#

that I miss you so

Dsus2 G D/F#

time has ravaged on my soul

Dsus2 G D/F#

to wipe a mothers tear grown cold

 

end on Dsus2

 

Corrections,comments,or questions can be mailed to zer69mr@aol.com

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