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dedicated to the one i love   Mamas and The Papas

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                     "Dedicated To The One I Love"
                     (Lowman Pauling / Ralph Bass)


	(acoustic guitar):

	v v v v v v 

Verse 1:

	               G               Em
	While I'm far away from you my baby
	C6     D7        G               Em
	    I know it's hard for you my baby
	C6     D7         Em             Bm
	    Because it's hard for me my baby
	Am               D7                  G     D7sus4
	And the darkest hour is just before dawn

	(band enters)


	                      G                  C C/G G/B
	Each night before you go to bed my baby
	C            D       G                    C C/G G/B
	  Whisper a little prayer for me my baby
	D7sus4      D7  Eb7             G
	       And tell all the stars above
	D7sus4 [N.C.]                       [2: Em, to coda]
	        This is dedicated to the one I love

Bridge 1:

	(Life can never be exactly like we want it to be)
	I could be satisfied knowing you love me
	(But there's one thing I want you to do   especially for me)
	          Am             A7       D7sus4
	And it's something that everybody needs

Chorus 2:

	Each night before you go to bed my baby
	Whisper a little prayer for me my baby
	D7sus4   D7         Em            Bm/A             
	      Because it's hard for me my baby
	D7sus4 [N.C.]          D7sus4 [N.C.]
	        And the darkest hour is just before dawn

Instrumental break:

	piano solo: G7 [8 bars of 6/8]

	(band drops out)

Bridge 2:

	           Bm           Em         G   Cm
	If there's one thing I want you to do
	  Bm   Cm      Bm
	Especially for me
	          Eb7                     D7sus4   [N.C.]
	And it's something that everybody needs

	(band re-enters on G)

[repeat chorus 1]


	(Em)                            C
	This is dedicated to the one I love
	This is dedicated to the one I love
	This is dedicated to the one I love
	                              (this is dedicated)

-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers

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