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Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream

  		{Here's correct, easy to play transcription of Simon and Garfunkel's version 
of song written by E. McCurdy in 1950. While this is not the song 
I would recommend for total beginners, it is good for intermediate 
guitar players to learn something new. I was searching for these online 
and since I couldn't find very correct chords, I used John McGann's Original 
Custom Transcription Service. The result is - this tab! If you have any 
questions or if you want to talk about Simon and Garfunkel, Beatles or any 
good music, write me an email! I think it will be interesting to see people 
writing me 10 years from this moment on.} 

Simon and Garfunkel 
Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M. 
Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream 

Transcribed by John McGann 

Play all notes / chords at equal length (song is in 3/4). 
(Note that all the fancy single note playing is banjo, not guitar) 

Intro 

E -------------| 
B -------------| 
G -------------| 
D -------------| 
A -------------| 
E -------------| 

   E 
E -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
B -----0---0---|-----0---0---|-----0---0---|-------------| 
G -----1---1---|-----1---1---|-----1---1---|-------------| 
D -----2---2---|-----2---2---|-----2---2---|-------------| 
A -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
E -0-----------|-0-----------|-0-----------|-0---2---4---| 

   A                           E 
E -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
B -----2---2---|-------------|-----0---0---|-----0---0---| 
G -----2---2---|-------------|-----1---1---|-----1---1---| 
D -----2---2---|-------------|-----2---2---|-----2---2---| 
A -0-----------|-0-----------|-------------|-------------| 
E -------------|-----4---2---|-0-----------|-0-----------| 

   B7                          E             C#m 
E -----2---2---|-----2---2---|-----0---0---|-----4---4---| 
B -----0---0---|-----0---0---|-----0---0---|-----5---5---| 
G -----2---2---|-----2---2---|-----1---1---|-----6---6---| 
D -----1---1---|-----1---1---|-----2---2---|-----6---6---| 
A -2-----------|-2-----------|-------------|-4-----------| 
E -------------|-------------|-0-----------|-------------| 

   A             B             E 
E -------------|-------------|-----0---0---|-----0---0---| 
B -----2---2---|-----4---4---|-----0---0---|-----0---0---| 
G -----2---2---|-----4---4---|-----1---1---|-----1---1---| 
D -----2---2---|-----4---4---|-----2---2---|-----2---2---| 
A -0-----------|-2-----------|-------------|-------------| 
E -------------|-------------|-0-----------|-0-----------| 
                                                     Last 

1st verse 

   E 
E -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
B -----0---0---|-----0---0---|-----0---0---|-------------| 
G -----1---1---|-----1---1---|-----1---1---|-------------| 
D -----2---2---|-----2---2---|-----2---2---|-------------| 
A -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
E -0-----------|-0-----------|-0-----------|-0---2---4---| 
   night    I   had       the   strangest     dream    I 

   A             B             E 
E -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
B -----2---2---|-----4---4---|-----0---0---|-----0---0---| 
G -----2---2---|-----4---4---|-----1---1---|-----1---1---| 
D -----2---2---|-----4---4---|-----2---2---|-----2---2---| 
A -0-----------|-2-----------|-------------|-------------| 
E -------------|-------------|-0-----------|-0-----------| 
   ever         dreamed  be  fore                    I 

   B                           E             C#m 
E -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
B -----4---4---|-----4---4---|-----0---0---|-----5---5---| 
G -----4---4---|-----4---4---|-----1---1---|-----6---6---| 
D -----4---4---|-----4---4---|-----2---2---|-----6---6---| 
A -2-----------|-2-----------|-------------|-4-----------| 
E -------------|-------------|-0-----------|-------------| 
  dreamed  the   world  had     all       a-greed      to 

   A6            B             E 
E -------------|-------------|-------------| 
B -----2---2---|-----4---4---|-----0---0---| 
G -----2---2---|-----4---4---|-----1---1---| 
D -----4---4---|-----4---4---|-----2---2---| 
A -0-----------|-2-----------|-------------| 
E -------------|-------------|-0-----------| 
    put    an    end     to    war         (end here, see last chord) 

E -------------| 
B -------------| 
G -------------| 
D -------------| 
A -------------| 
E -0---2---4---| 
             I 

   A                           E 
E -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
B -----2---2---|-----2---2---|-----0---0---|-----0---0---| 
G -----2---2---|-----2---2---|-----1---1---|-----1---1---| 
D -----2---2---|-----2---2---|-----2---2---|-----2---2---| 
A -0-----------|-0-----------|-------------|-------------| 
E -------------|-------------|-0-----------|-0-----------| 
 dreamed   I       saw  a     mighty         room,  the 

   A             B             E 
E -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
B -----2---2---|-----4---4---|-----0---0---|-------------| 
G -----2---2---|-----4---4---|-----1---1---|-------------| 
D -----2---2---|-----4---4---|-----2---2---|-------------| 
A -0-----------|-2-----------|-------------|-------------| 
E -------------|-------------|-0-----------|-0---2---4---| 
    room   was  filled with   men                   and the 

   A                           E             G#m 
E -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
B -----2---2---|-----2---2---|-----0---0---|-----4---4---| 
G -----2---2---|-----2---2---|-----1---1---|-----4---4---| 
D -----2---2---|-----2---2---|-----2---2---|-----6---6---| 
A -0-----------|-0-----------|-------------|-----6---6---| 
E -------------|-------------|-0-----------|-4-----------| 
  pa   per        they were        signing   said they'd 

   A             B             E 
E -------------|-------------|-------------| 
B -----2---2---|-----4---4---|-----0---0---| 
G -----2---2---|-----4---4---|-----1---1---| 
D -----2---2---|-----4---4---|-----2---2---| 
A -0-----------|-2-----------|-------------| 
E -------------|-------------|-0-----------| 
   never         fight   a   - gain 

End of 1st verse 

 E 
E -------------| 
B -----0---0---| 
G -----1---1---| 
D -----2---2---| 
A -------------| 
E -0-----------| 
         and 

2nd verse 
Play guitar the same as in 1st verse 

Lyrics: 
(And) when the papers all were signed 
And a million copies made 
They all joined hands and bowed their heads 
And grateful prayers were prayed 
And the people in the streets below 
Were dancing round and round 
And guns and swords and uniforms 
Were scattered on the ground 

End of 2nd verse 

E -------------| 
B -------------| 
G -------------| 
D -------------| 
A -------------| 
E -0---2---4---| 

Banjo solo 

   A                           E 
E -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
B -----2---2---|-----2---2---|-----0---0---|-----0---0---| 
G -----2---2---|-----2---2---|-----1---1---|-----1---1---| 
D -----2---2---|-----2---2---|-----2---2---|-----2---2---| 
A -0-----------|-0-----------|-------------|-------------| 
E -------------|-------------|-0-----------|-0-----------| 

   A             B             E 
E -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
B -----2---2---|-----4---4---|-----0---0---|-----0---0---| 
G -----2---2---|-----4---4---|-----1---1---|-----1---1---| 
D -----2---2---|-----4---4---|-----2---2---|-----2---2---| 
A -0-----------|-2-----------|-------------|-------------| 
E -------------|-------------|-0-----------|-0-----------| 

   A                           E             C#m 
E -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
B -----2---2---|-----2---2---|-----0---0---|-----5---5---| 
G -----2---2---|-----2---2---|-----1---1---|-----6---6---| 
D -----2---2---|-----2---2---|-----2---2---|-----6---6---| 
A -0-----------|-0-----------|-------------|-4-----------| 
E -------------|-------------|-0-----------|-------------| 

   A             B             E 
E -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| 
B -----2---2---|-----4---4---|-----0---0---|-----0---0---| 
G -----2---2---|-----4---4---|-----1---1---|-----1---1---| 
D -----2---2---|-----4---4---|-----2---2---|-----2---2---| 
A -0-----------|-2-----------|-------------|-------------| 
E -------------|-------------|-0-----------|-0-----------| 
                                                     Last 

Return to 1st verse till "end here" 

Last chord 
   E 
E -0-----------| 
B -0-----------| 
G -1-----------| 
D -2-----------| 
A -2-----------| 
E -0-----------| 

----------------------------------------------------------------- 

Vocal line: 

e-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
B-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
G-|-------------0----|-0----------------|-------------0----| 
D-|------------------|-------------2--0-|------------------| 
A-|------------------|------------------|-3----------------| 
E-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
                Last   night       I--I   had         the 

e-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
B-|------------------|-------------1----|-1----------------| 
G-|-0----------------|------------------|-------------2--0-| 
D-|-------------2--0-|------------------|------------------| 
A-|------------------|-3----------------|------------------| 
E-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
    stran   -   ge-est dream       I      e     -     v--er 

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B-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
G-|-------0-----2----|-0----------------|-------------0----| 
D-|-3----------------|------------------|------------------| 
A-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
E-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
    dre - amed  be     fore-------------------------- I 

e-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
B-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
G-|-0----------------|-------------0----|-0----------------| 
D-|-------------3----|-0----------------|-------------2--0-| 
A-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
E-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
    dreamed     the    world       had    all         a- 

e-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
B-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
G-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
D-|----------------2-|-0-----2-----3----|-3--2--------0----| 
A-|-3-----------|----|------------------|------------------| 
E-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
    greed------    To  pu -  t     an     e--nd       to 

e-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
B-|------------------|------------------|-1----------------| 
G-|------------------|------------------|-------------2--0-| 
D-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
A-|-3----------------|-------------3----|------------------| 
E-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
    war--------------------------- I      dreamed     I--I 

e-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
B-|-------------1----|-1----------------|------------------| 
G-|------------------|-------------0----|----------------0-| 
D-|-3----------------|----------------3-|-2-----------|----| 
A-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
E-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
    saw         a      migh   -    t--y   room-------    The 

e-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
B-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
G-|-0-----------0----|-2-----------2----|-0----------------| 
D-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
A-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
E-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
    room        was    filled      with   men-------------- 

e-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
B-|-------------1--1-|-1----------------|-------------1----| 
G-|------------------|-------------2--0-|------------------| 
D-|------------------|------------------|-3----------------| 
A-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
E-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
   ------------And the pa    -     per-   they        were 

e-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
B-|-1----------------|------------------|------------------| 
G-|-------------0----|-------------0----|-0-----0----------| 
D-|----------------3-|-2----------------|------------------| 
A-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
E-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
    sign   -    ing-   said        They'd Ne -  ver 

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G-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
D-|-3-----2-----0----|------------------|------------------| 
A-|------------------|-3----------------|-------------|----| 
E-|------------------|------------------|------------------| 
    fi -  ght   a  -   gain-------------------------- 

The vocal line can be played even easier by sliding on A string: 
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