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DREAM IN MY LIFE - KING'S X - from the eponymous album 1992


Dropped D tuning DADGBE  -  ==== denotes sustain
Tabbed by Daniel S. Fisher during several parts of 1996 and 1997.
Comments welcome at wetstone@compuserve.com
What can be said about true beauty?  This song gets better with each listen.
Submitted by john street


Approximate BPM = 87


4/4
[Drum beat and then sustained Em chord before first arpeggio]  


1                                                2                       
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------
|------------------------------------------------|--------------------0===
|--------4=======================================|--------2======--2======
|-----------5====================================|-----------5============
|-----2==========================================|--4=====================
|--2=============================================|------------------------
                 Verse 1:  I'm   walking   in   a   foreign winter breeze
                 Verse 2:  When  I   was  young  I  knew just what I'd do



                        3                                               
------------------------|------------------------------------------------
========================|------------------------------------------------
========================|-----------0======-----------------------0======
========================|--------2=========--------------4===============
========================|--3===============--5===========================
------------------------|------------------------------------------------
                     don't think of home too much -- it   may     just
                      and  so  much  more  than  that  has  come  in 



4                                                5                       
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------
|--------------------3===========================|------------------------
|-----------0====================================|--------4===============
|--------2======--2==============================|-----------5============
|--0=============================================|-----2==================
|------------------------------------------------|--2=====================
   bring me to my knees                     and I'm watching    people 
   sharing life with you                    and I   take   another 



                        6                                               
------------------------|------------------------------------------------
------------------------|--------------------0===========================
========================|--------2======--2==============================
========================|-----5===--5====================================
========================|--4=============================================
========================|------------------------------------------------
    playing    in    a     place they call their home              and I
    step       in    the direction    I    must  go                and I




7                                                8                       
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|------------------------------------------------|--------------------3===
|-----------0======-----------------------0======|-----------0============
|--------2=========--------------4===============|--------2======--2======
|--3===============--5===========================|--0=====================
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------
   can't remember    when        I        ever      felt  so  all  alone
   feel the truth inside me      it's     the       one thing that I know




                        9                                               
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========================|--------------------3===========================
========================|-----------0====================================
========================|--------0======--0==============================
========================|------------------------------------------------
------------------------|--5=============================================
                   so far...                                    from home
                   I know...                                       I know




10   [with guitar arpeggios throughout]          11                      
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|-----------0===--0======--0--0======--0===--0--0|-----------0===--0======
|-----------2===--2======--2--2======--2===--2--2|-----------2===--2======
|-----------4===--4======--4--4======--4===--4--4|-----------4===--4======
|------------------------------------------------|--2===--2=========--2===
|--4===--4=========--4=========--4===============|------------------------
Chorus a:           If    I     have   a           dream    in    my
Chorus b:           If    I     have   a           dream    in    my
Chorus c:          Yes    I     have   a           dream    in    my


                        12                                              
--0--0======--0===--0--0|-----------0===--0======--0--0======--0===--0--0
--0--0======--0===--0--0|-----------0===--0======--0--0======--0===--0--0
--2--2======--2===--2--2|-----------2===--2======--2--2======--2===--2--2
--4--4======--4===--4--4|-----------4===--4======--4--4======--4===--4--4
========================|------------------------------------------------
------------------------|--4===============--4=========--4===============
  life                                       I   dream   I'm  with 
  life                                       I   dream   it   with
  life                                       I   dream   it   with



13                                               14
|-----------0===--0======--0--0======--0===--0--0|-----------0===--0======
|-----------0===--0======--0--0======--0===--0--0|-----------0===--0======
|-----------2===--2======--2--2======--2===--2--2|-----------2===--2======
|-----------4===--4======--4--4======--4===--4--4|-----------4===--4======
|--2===--2=========--2===========================|------------------------
|------------------------------------------------|--4===============--4===
                                                                  
   you                                                                If
   you                                                                If
   you                                                               Yes



[play only after first verse]
14a                     15a
--0--0======--0===--0--0|-----------0===--0======--0--0======------------|
--0--0======--0===--0--0|-----------0===--0======--0--0======------------|
--2--2======--2===--2--2|-----------2===--2======--2--2======------------|
--4--4======--4===--4--4|-----------4===--4======--4--4======------------|
------------------------|--2===--2=========--2===============------------|
======--4===============|------------------------------------3===========|
  I     have      a        dream    in    my  life           for    you




===> return above to beginning of verse 2



[play only after second verse]
14b                     15b
--0--0======--0===--0--0|-----------0===--0======--0--0======--0===--0--0|
--0--0======--0===--0--0|-----------0===--0======--0--0======--0===--0--0|
--2--2======--2===--2--2|-----------2===--2======--2--2======--2===--2--2|
--4--4======--4===--4--4|-----------4===--4======--4--4======--4===--4--4|
------------------------|--2===--2=========--2===========================|
======--4===============|------------------------------------------------|
  I     have      a        dream    in    my  life 




16
|-----------0===--0======--0--0======--0===--0--0|
|-----------0===--0======--0--0======--0===--0--0|
|-----------2===--2======--2--2======--2===--2--2|
|-----------4===--4======--4--4======--4===--4--4|
|------------------------------------------------|
|--4===============--4=========--4===============|
                             I   dream  it  will  



17
|-----------0===--0======--0--0======------------|
|-----------0===--0======--0--0======------------|
|-----------2===--2======--2--2======------------|
|-----------4===--4======--4--4======3===========|
|--2===============--2===============3===========|
|====================----------------3===========|
  all           fit            together with you




18                       
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|--0--2-----2-----0--2===------------------------|
|--0--2-----2-----0--2===------------------------|
|--0--2-----2-----0--2===------------------------|
                            I know this is the 
                      Our hope is deeper than the


19                                              
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|--5--7-----7-----5--7===------------------------|
|--5--7-----7-----5--7===------------------------|
|--5--7-----7-----5--7===------------------------|
   way  it  has  to  be                    but it
   pain  we   often  feel                   so we


20                                               21                      
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------
|--------------------------------------7===--8===|------------------------
|--5=========--------------7=========--7===--7===|------------------------
|--5=========--------------7=========--7===--7===|--5--7-----7===--5--7===
|--3=========--------------5=========------------|--5--7-----7===--5--7===
|------------------------------------------------|--5--7-----7===--5--7===
   doesn't   make   it    easier                    I can't just pay a fee
   take   these   steps   together              as the hurt begins to heal


                        22                                              
------------------------|------------------------------------------------
------------------------|------------------------------------------------
------------------------|------------------------------------------------
------------------------|--3--5-----5-----9--5-----------------5===------
------------------------|--3--5-----5-----9--5-----------------5===------
------------------------|--3--5-----5-----9--5-----------------5===------
                  I will   make   pain    go away      so I accept it for
                  and we   know   it  is  for real    so we accept it for



23                                                                     
|------------------------------------------------||
|------------------------------------------------||
|------------------------------------------------||
|--4=========-----------0--3===-----0--2===------||
|--4=========-----------0--3===-----0--2===------||
|--4=========-----------0--3===-----0--2===------||
ano   -   ther            day    ----->  [after measure 23, go back to  
ano   -   ther            day    --|      measure 18 for the second part
                                    |      then continue to measure 24]
                                    V
24 
|--------------------------------------2=========
|--------------------------------------3=========
|--------------------------------------2=========
|--0--2-----2-----0--2===------------------------
|--0--2-----2-----0--2===------------------------
|--0--2-----2-----0--2===------------------------



25                                              
|--------------------------------------2=========
|--------------------------------------3=========
|--------------------------------------2=========
|--0--2-----2-----0--2===------------------------
|--0--2-----2-----0--2===------------------------
|--0--2-----2-----0--2===------------------------
                                                                     


26                                               27                      
|--------------------------------------2=========|------------------------
|--------------------------------------3=========|------------------------
|--------------------------------------2=========|------------------------
|--0--2-----2-----0--2===-----------0------------|--0--2-----2-----0--2===
|--0--2-----2-----0--2===-----------0------------|--0--2-----2-----0--2===
|--0--2-----2-----0--2===-----------0------------|--0--2-----2-----0--2===
                                                                  


                        28  GUITAR SOLO...
--------------2=========|------------------------------------------------
--------------3=========|------------------------------------------------
--------------2=========|--------4=======================================
------------------------|-----------5====================================
-----------0------------|-----2==========================================
-----------0------------|--2=============================================
                                                                     


29                                               30                      
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------
|------------------------------------------------|--------0===============
|================================================|-----------0============
|================================================|-----2==================
|================================================|--0=====================
|================================================|------------------------
                                                                  



------------------------|  [repeat 2x during solo and then
========================|     into measure 31]
========================|
========================|
========================|
------------------------|



31


|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|--0--2-----2-----0--2============--0------------|
|--2--2-----2-----2--2============--2------------|
|--3--3-----3-----3--3============--3------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
                        And suddenly
             I see the place where dreams
   and our paths run together
32
|------------------------------------------------|| [repeat 3x]
|------------------------------------------------||
|--0--2-----2-----0--2============--0------------||
|--4--4-----4-----4--4============--4------------||
|--5--5-----5-----5--5============--5------------||
|------------------------------------------------||
     I don't have to run
     and life become one
trailing off in the sun ---
                            |
                            V


[go immediately to CHORUS C at measure 10 and after starting measure 14
  continue and repeat/fade with the following:]


[14c]                   33
--0--0======--0===--0--0|-----------0===--0======--0--0======--0===--0--0|
--0--0======--0===--0--0|-----------0===--0======--0--0======--0===--0--0|
--2--2======--2===--2--2|-----------2===--2======--2--2======--2===--2--2|
--4--4======--4===--4--4|-----------4===--4======--4--4======--4===--4--4|
------------------------|--2===--2=========--2===========================|
======--4===============|------------------------------------------------|
  I     have      a        dream    in    my  life 
  I     have      a        dream    in    my  life 



34
|-----------0===--0======--0--0======--0===--0--0|
|-----------0===--0======--0--0======--0===--0--0|
|-----------2===--2======--2--2======--2===--2--2|
|-----------4===--4======--4--4======--4===--4--4|
|------------------------------------------------|
|--4===============--4=========--4===============|
                       and  you  dream  it
                       we  both  feel  it's


35                                               36
|-----------0===--0======--0--0======--0===--0--0|-----------0===--0======||
|-----------0===--0======--0--0======--0===--0--0|-----------0===--0======||
|-----------2===--2======--2--2======--2===--2--2|-----------2===--2======||
|-----------4===--4======--4--4======--4===--4--4|-----------4===--4======||
|------------------------------------------------|------------------------||
|--2===============--2=========--2===============|--4===============--4===||
   too                                                               Yes...
   true                                                              Yes...


[repeat and fade]

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