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Veracruz  Warren Zevon

Single notes on E-string: A-G-F-E, on G-string: A; repeat
[F] [G]  
[Am]I heard [Am/G]Woodrow Wil[F]son's[C] guns
I heard Maria [G]cryin[F]g
[Am]Late last ni[Am/G]ght I he[F]ard the ne[C]ws
That Veracruz was d[G]yin[F]g
[Am--Am/C]Veracruz was [G]dy---[F]ing (hold)
[F] [C] [G] [C]  
[Am]Someone [Am/G]called Mar[F]ia's n[C]ame
I [G]swear it was my [F]father's voice
Saying, [Am]"If you [Am/G]stay, you'll [F]all be slain[C]
You m[G]ust leave now, you h[F]ave no choice
[Am]Take the [Am/G]servants [F]and ride west[C]
[G] Keep the child close [F]to your chest
[Am] When the Am[Am/G]erican [F]troops withdraw[C]
[G] Let Zapata [F]take the rest"
(Bass run F-E-D-C-A to...)
[Am]I heard [Am/G]Woodrow W[F]ilson's guns[C]
I heard Maria [G]call-[F]ing
[Am]Vera-[Am/C]cruz is [G]dy--[F]ing,
And Cuer[F]na - [G]vaca's f[C]alling" (hold)
Aquel [F]dia [G]yo ju[C]re (On that day I swore)
Hacia el [F]puerto [G]volvere[C], (To the port I will return)
[G]Aunque el destino cam[F]bio mi vida, (Even though destiny changed my life)
En [Dm]Veracruz morir[G]e (hold) (In Veracruz I shall die)
Aquel [F]dia yo jur[G]e (On that day I swore)
[Am]I heard [Am/G]Woodrow Wi[F]lson's guns[C]
I heard them in the [G]har-b[F]or
(Bass run F-E-D-C-A to...)
Saying [Am]Vera - [Am/C]cruz was [G]dy--[F]ing

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