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Once Upon a Time  The Smashing Pumpkins

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:
E| [Dsus2/A]0 [G]3 [Dsus2/F#]0 [Em]0 [Bm]2 [A]0 [Dsus2]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]Mother [G]I'm [Dsus2/F#]tired
come [Dsus2/A]surrender [G]my [Dsus2/F#]song
[Dsus2/A]time has ravaged on [G]my [Dsus2/F#]soul
no [Dsus2/A]plans to leave but still [G]I [Dsus2/F#]go
[Em]Falling without a [Bm]reason
[Em]I go falling out of [Bm]sleep
[A]to the last g[Dsus2]oodbyes[Dsus2/F#]
who [Em]cares [Dsus2/A]why [G] [Dsus/F#]
[Dsus2/A]Mother [G]I've [Dsus2/F#]tried
[Dsus2/A]wasting [G]my [Dsus2/F#]life
[Dsus2/A]I haven't given up [G]I [Dsus2/F#]lied
to [Dsus2/A]make you so proud in [G]my [Dsus2/F#]eyes
[Em]Falling out of [Bm]sleep
[Em]crawling over [Bm]me
[A]to the last [Dsus2]goodbyes[Dsus2/F#]
who [Em]cares [Dsus2/A]why [Em]
[Bm]Tuesday's [Em]come and [A]gone
[Bm]restless [Em]still I [A]drive
[Bm]try to [Em]leave it all [Dsus2/A]behind [G] [Dsus2/F#]
[Em]Falling out of [Bm]sleep
[Em]falling without [Bm]need
I go [Em]crawling over [Bm]me
[Dsus2/A]Once upon a time in [G]my [Dsus2/F#]life
[Dsus2/A]Once upon a time in [G]my [Dsus2/F#]life
[Dsus2/A]Once upon a time in [G]my [Dsus2/F#]life
[Dsus2/A]Once upon a time in [G]my [Dsus2/F#]life
I've been [Dsus2]falling [G] [Dsus2/F#]
[Dsus2/A]falling [G] [Dsus2/F#]
|Dsus2 G |Dsus2/F# |
[Dsus2/A]Mother I [G]miss you [Dsus2/F#]so
come [Dsus2/A]surrender [G]my [Dsus2/F#]song
[Dsus2/A]time has ravaged on [G]my [Dsus2/F#]soul
to [Dsus2/A]kill a mother's tears [G]grown [Dsus2/F#]cold
version 2
 
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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
 
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E [Dsus2]0 [G] 3[D/F#] x [Bm] 2[Em] [A] 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]Mother [G]I'm [D/F#]tired
[Dsus2]come surrender [G]my [D/F#]son
[Dsus2]time has ravaged on [G]my [D/F#]soul
[Dsus2]no plans to leave but still [G]I [D/F#]go
CHORUS
[Em]Fallin' with the [Bm]leaves
[Em]fallin' out of [Bm]sleep[A]
[A]to the last [G]good[D/F#]byes
[Em]who cares [Dsus2]why?
[Dsus2-G-D/F#]  
VERSE
[Dsus2]Mother [G]I've [D/F#]tried
[Dsus2]wasting [G]my [D/F#]life
[Dsus2]I haven't given up, [G]I [D/F#]lie
[Dsus2]to make you so proud in [G]my [D/F#]eyes
CHORUS
[Em]Fallin' out of [Bm]sleep
[Em]crawlin' over [Bm]me[A]
[A]to the last [G]goo[D/F#]dbyes
[Em]who cares [Dsus2]why?[D/F#]
BRIDGE
[Bm]Tuesdays [Em]come and [A]gone
[Bm]restless [Em]still I d[A]rive
[Bm]try to [Em]leave it all [A]behind[D/F#]
CHORUS
[Em]fallin' out of [Bm]sleep
[Em]Fallin with the [Bm]leaves
[Em]I go crawlin over [A]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]I went fall[G]ing[D/F#]
[Dsus2]I went fall[G]ing[D/F#]
[Dsus2-G-D/F#]  
VERSE
[Dsus2]Mother I [G]hope you [D/F#]know
[Dsus2]that I miss you [G]so[D/F#]
[Dsus2]time has ravaged on [G]my [D/F#]soul
[Dsus2]to wipe a mothers tear [G]grown [D/F#]cold
end on Dsus2
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A Bm D/F# Dsus/F# Dsus2 Dsus2/A Dsus2/F# Em G
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