On This Night of a Thousand Stars – Evita

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'Evita' was released by Andrew Lloyd Webber in 1978, then as a star-filled film in 1996 staring Madonna and Antonio Banderas. This song is sung by Jimmy Nail and goes all the way up to high G, enjoy!

 

B     ^C    ^D    B   G      B  -  A    ^C
On this night of a thousand stars

F#     G      A     G    F#    E - D       D
Let me take you to heaven's door

B             ^C  ^D-B    G     B       A -^C
Where the music of love's guitars

F#        G     B - A - G
Plays for evermore

 

B   ^C   ^D    B      G         B  -  A       ^C
In the glow of those twinkling lights

F#      G        A          G        F#-E-D-D
We shall love through eternity

B     ^C    ^D    B   G    B - A    ^C
On this night in a million nights

F#   G - B    A     G
Fly away with me!

 

^G ^G-^G  ^G  ^F# ^F# ^F#
I never dreamed that a kiss

^E      ^E   ^E   ^E    ^D  ^D
Could be as sweet as this

G        G   G     G     F#   B    A
But now I know that it can

^E ^E ^E ^E-^D ^D-^D
I used to wander alone

G  -  A      B    C    C    C     C
Without a love of my own

C  C   D     C   -   B       B
I was a desperate man...

 

^G ^G ^G  ^G  ^F#-^F#-^F#
But all my grief disappeared

^E   ^E  ^E  ^E-^D  ^D  ^D
And all the sorrow I'd feared

^D-^D    ^D   ^C-^D-^E ~ G-^D#
Wasn't there anymore   ~

^E  ^E  ^E-^D-^D  ^G
On that magical day

G             A     ^C      B    ^C   ^D
When you first came my way

F#   A-G
Mi amor!

 

B       C     ^D
On this night...

B       C     ^D
On this night...

B     ^C    ^D    B   G     B  -  A     ^C
On this night of a thousand stars

F#    G     A     G     F#     E - D       D
Let me take you to heaven's door

B           ^C   ^D-B    G      B       A-^C
Where the music of love's guitars

^D   ^D  ^E-^F#-^G
Plays for evermore!

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