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YOU CAME ALONG AT THE RIGHT TIME

WORDS & MUSIC:   Earl P. Reinhalter

 
  NOTE: Song has three voice parts (color-coded).


        INTRO:  A - E - B  (twice)


                A
            I.  once in a novel,
                E
                once in a film,
                B
                you came along,

                you came along.
                A
                once in a story,
                E
                once in a song,
                B
                you came along,

                you came along.


                A                E
       CHORUS:  once in my life,
                B
                you came along.
                A                E
                once in my life,
                B
                you came along.


                /// REPEAT INTRO ///


                A
           II.  there was no reason,
                E
                there was no rhyme
                     B
                'til you came along,

                you came along.
                A
                there was no humor,
                E
                no punchline
                     B
                'til you came along,

                you came along.


                /// REPEAT CHORUS ///


                A
       BRIDGE:  you came along,
                E
                you came along
                       B
                at the right time.
                A
                you came along,
                E
                you came along
                      B
                in my lifetime.


 INSTRUMENTAL:  A6(add9) - E(add9) - B7  (4 times)


                A
          III.  there were a million
                E
                songs in my brain
                     B
                when you came along,

                you came along.
                A
                now I know
                  E
                I know what they mean
                      B
                since you came along,

                you came along.


  ENDING (OVERLAPPING VOCALS):


 A                E             . A                E               .
 once in my life,               . once in a novel, once in a film, .
 B                              . B                                .
 you came along.                . you came along, you came along.  .
 A                E             . A                E               .
 once in my life,               . once in a story, once in a song, .
 B                              . B                                .
 you came along.                . you came along, you came along.  .
                                .                                  .
 A               E              . A                E               . A                    E
 you came along, you came along . once in my life,                 . there was no reason, there was no rhyme
        B                       . B                                .      B
 at the right time.             . you came along.                  . 'til you came along, you came along.
 A               E              . A                E               . A                   E
 you came along, you came along . once in my life,                 . there was no humor, no punchline
        B                       . B                                .      B
 at the right                   . you came along.                  . 'til you came along, you came along.
 A       E                      . A               E                . A                E
 time.     at the               . you came along, you came along   . once in my life,
 B                              .        B                         . B
 right                          . at the right time.               . you came along.
 A       E                      . A               E                . A                E
 time.     at the               . you came along, you came along   . once in my life,
 B                              .        B                         . B
 right                          . at the right *                   . you came along.
 A       E                      . A       E                        . A               E
 time.     at the               . time.     at the                 . you came along, you came along
 B                              . B                                .        B
 right                          . right                            . at the right time.
 A       E                      . A       E                        . A               E
 time.     at the               . time.     at the                 . you came along, you came along
 B                              . B                                .        B
 right                          . right                            . at the right *
 A       E                      . A       E                        . A       E
 time.     at the               . time.     at the                 . time.     at the


          ----------------- REPEAT AND FADE -----------------


        * = begin high harmony on the word "right"

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