Once Upon a Time In The West

Dire Straits

Am
123
X02210
C
123
X32010
D
123
XX0232
Dm
123
XX0231
F
234
133211
G
123
320003
Tom: G
(original from record)

Transcribed by Erik Hubendick. 
Feel free to write comments and
suggestions to *
 
Words and music by Mark Knopfler
Originally released on Communique - 1979 

It is quite difficult to play the second
and 2/4. Count 1, 2, 3, 4 , 1, 2, 1, 2, 3, 4 etc.
Key: Am-C

Explaination:
p=pull-off   h=hammer on    /=slide up    \=slide down
b=bend up    rb=rebend      bd=bend down

Intro:
1st guitar       tr........................
#1t1##1t2#E  |-----------------------------------------------------------|
B  |-------10h13-10h13p10h13p10h13p10h13p10--------------------|
G  |-10/12--------------------------------------5h7-b9-rb7-p5--|
D  |------------------------------------------7----------------|
A  |-----------------------------------------------------------|
E  |-----------------------------------------------------------|#/1t2##/1t1#
#2t1#1st  Am   G   F          Am   G   F    Am                    D C              
#2t2#|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------10p8h10-------------------------------------|
|-2p0h2--------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------9b10rb9--9h7-x-10-9-7--|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|2nd guitar                                                    |
|-----5---3---5------------5---7---8---------------------------|
|-----5---3---6------------5---8---6---------------------------|
|-----5---4---5------------5---7---5---------------------------|
|-----7---5---7------------7---9---7---------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|#/2t2##/2t1#
#3t1# Am              D  C  Am              G        D
#3t2#|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------7b8rb7--------5--5--|
|-7b9-x-5h7--5-0-------7p5-9--10p9\7h9p7---7b8rb7--5h7p5--5--5-|
|----------7---------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------|#/3t2##/3t1#

#4t1# Am      C                Am                  Dm      G     Am
#4t2#|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------5-8p5---8p5---5--------------8----------8-8--------|
|---------7b9-------7-----7---7p5----------7b9rb7-----7-7--------|
|-7----------------------------------7---------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|#/4t2##/4t1#

#5t1##5t2#|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|-x-x-2-5-5-2-0-0h2p0h2p0h2p0----|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|#/5t2##/5t1#
This is how the second guitar plays in the verses
(a third one doubles 
but with some difference)
 Am                      etc...     D   C   similar
#6t1##6t2#|5-5-5-x-5-x-5-5-5-x-----5------------------------|
|5-5-5-x-5-x-5-5-5-x-----5--------5-7-7-5---------|
|5-5-5-x-5-x-5-5-5-x-----5--------5-7-7-5---------|
|7-7-7-x-7-x-7-7-7-x-5h7-7--------5-7-7-5---------|
|7-7-7-x-----------x-----7------------------------|
|5-5-5-x-----------------5------------------------|#/6t2##/6t1#

 1:10
         
#7t1##7t2#|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|
|-7b9-rb7p5h7p5------------|
|---------------7----------|
|--------------------------|
|--------------------------|#/7t2##/7t1#

#8t1# 1:27 
#8t2#|-5--5-5--------|
|-5--5-5--------|
|---------------|
|---------------|
|---------------|
|---------------|#/8t2##/8t1#
 
#9t1#1:33
#9t2#|-------------------------------|
|-x-1p0----1p0------------------|
|------0h2-----0h2--------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|#/9t2##/9t1#
 
#10t1#1:44           
#10t2#|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|--------------5/7-5---------------|
|-----5h7-7--7-------7----\2-------|
|-5h7------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|#/10t2##/10t1#
                                    
#11t1#2:03
#11t2#|----------|
|----------|
|-7-b9rb7--|
|----------|
|----------|
|----------|                  #/11t2##/11t1#
#12t1#                              tr...............
 2:07                      D                                           
#12t2#|--------------------------------------------------|  
------------------------10h13-10h13p10-------------|
|-x-5p4\2-x-2-----10/12----------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|#/12t2##/12t1#
#13t1#         F                   Am    G    F
#13t2#|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|----5h7b9-rb7---5h7p5-----------------------------|
|--x---------------------7p5h7---------------------|
|-x------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|#/13t2##/13t1#
#14t1#            Am                       D   C      Am                     
#14t2#|-7b8rb7----5-x-5-5-5-x--8p5-8p5-------------------|
|-7b8rb7----5-x-5-5------8p5-8p5-------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|#/14t2##/14t1#
 
#15t1##15t2#|--------------------------------------------------|
|-13b15rb13--12h13p12\10----10---------------------|
|------------------------12----12-9-12-9-----------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|#/15t2##/15t1#
#16t1#                      G                  D
#16t2#|-----12-15b17-17bd15--------------------14--------|
|---13----------------12---15---12-12-------12b13--|
|-14-------------------------14--------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|#/16t2##/16t1#
#17t1#                                  Am
#17t2#|-12-----------------------------------------------|
|----15p13--12h13p12\10----10----------------------|
|-----------------------12----9h12p9--\2-----------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|#/17t2##/17t1#
#18t1# C                          Am
#18t2#|-13p12---15--13p12--------------------------------|
|------13----------13---13b15---12h13p12-----------|
|--------------------12------------------14-14-----|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|#/18t2##/18t1#
#19t1# Dm                       G              Am
#19t2#|-----13-12----------------------------------------|
|---13------15-15---------12-13-15-13-12----13-12--|
|-14--------------------12---------------14--------|
|----------------------x---------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|#/19t2##/19t1#
#20t1#                             D
#20t2#|--------------------------------------------------|
|----13-12---13-12---13-12-------------------------|
|-14------14------14------14-14--/17--14--12/14----|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|#/20t2##/20t1#
#21t1#          F                           Am      G
#21t2#|--------------------------------------------------|
|---13h15b17rb15--13h15p13--20b22rb20b22-----------|
|-14-----------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|#/21t2##/21t1#
#22t1# F
#22t2#|------20-----20-----20-----20---------------------|
|-20b22--20b22--20b22--20b22--20b22----------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|#/22t2##/22t1#

#23t1# 3:10             
#23t2#|------------------------------|
|-8------8---------------------|
|-7b9----7b9rb7\5\2------------|
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|#/23t2##/23t1#

#24t1# 3:16          
#24t2#|-----------------------------|
|-13------13------------------|
|-12b14---12b14rb12b14rb12b14-|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|#/24t2##/24t1#

#25t1# 3:21 (suggestions?)
#25t2#|------10p8h10p8\7h8p7--------------------|
|8/10------------------10p8--8/10\8--8/10-|
|--------------------------9---------9/11-|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|#/25t2##/25t1#

#26t1# 3:27                  
#26t2#|-----8-----------------------|
|---10----10p8----------------|
|--9-----------9h12p9---------|
|-x---------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|#/26t2##/26t1#

#27t1# 3:32
#27t2#|---------------------|
|---------------------|
|-7b9rb7--p5h7p5------|
|---------------------|
|---------------------|
|---------------------|#/27t2##/27t1#

#28t1# 3:35
#28t2#|------------------| 
|--8----------8-8--|
|--7b9rb7-----7-7--|
|------------------|
|------------------|
|------------------|#/28t2##/28t1#

#29t1# 3:38
#29t2#|---------------------|
|---------------------|
|-5/7-h9p7------------|
|-x--------7----------|
|---------------------|
|---------------------|#/29t2##/29t1#

#30t1# 3:41                                    
#30t2#|---------------|
|----------8----|
|-7b9rb7---7----|
|---------------|
|---------------|
|---------------|#/30t2##/30t1#

#31t1#3:44
#31t2#|-----------------------------|
|-10--10-10----10--10--10-10--|
|---9------7/9---9---9--------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|#/31t2##/31t1#
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