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One By One

Billy Bragg and Wilco

 

Strumming:

¾ time

 

D   D U D U

1 + 2 + 3 +

 

Intro:  C  Bb  Am  F (x2)

 

C          Bb                       Am        Dm

One by one the teardrops fall as i write you

C          Bb                         F                  Dm 
One by one my words come falling on the page

C          Bb                         F                  Dm 
One by one my dreams are fading in the twilight

C         Am                          F                C
One by one my schemes are failing fast away

C  Bb  Am  F


C          Bb                     Am                Dm

One by one the flowers fade here in my garden

C          Bb                         F                  Dm 
One by one the leaves are falling from the trees

C          Bb                         F                  Dm 
One by one my hopes are vanished in the clouds dear

C         Am                          F                    C
One by one like snowflakes melting in the breeze

C  Bb  Am  F (x2)

 

Dm         /         F                    /
One by one my hair is turning grey

C            /                          Bb              Am
One by one my dreams are fading fast away

Dm         /         F                    /
One by one i read your letters over

C          Am    F                C

One by one i lay them all away

C  Bb  Am  F (x2)

 

C          Bb                       F               Dm 
One by one the days are slipping up behind you

C          Bb                       F                  Dm 
One by one the sweetest days of life go by

C          Bb                         F                Dm 
One by one the moments stealing up behind you

C         Am                          F                  C
One by one she'll come and find not you or i

C  Bb  Am  F

 

C          Bb                     F                            Dm 
One by one i hear the soft words that you whispered

C          Bb                   F                     Dm 
One by one i feel your kisses soft and sweet

C          Bb                      F                        Dm 
One by one i hope you'll say the words to marry

C         Am                   F               C
One by one to one by one forever be

C  Bb  Am  F (x4)


This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.