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Chord Req: Evangelina (Hoyt Axton)

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Subject: Chord Req: Hoyt Axton Song: EVANGELINA
From: GUEST,WyoWoman at a friends' house
Date: 21 Dec 02 - 11:36 PM

Hey Saddle Pals --
I'm trying to find the chords for Hoyt Axton's "Evangelina." Have the lyrics, but can't get the chords sorted out. I just know one of you frabjous Mudcateers will know this one. I'll stay posted ...

LOve and Rockets,
Wyo


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Subject: Lyr Add: EVANGELINA (Hoyt Axton)
From: Joe Offer
Date: 22 Dec 02 - 02:52 AM

For the record, I guess it would be good to have the lyrics. I found them here (click).
-Joe Offer-

EVANGELINA
(Hoyt Axton)   

1. And I dream in the morning, that she brings me water
And I dream in the evening, that she brings me wine
Just a poor man's daughter, from Puerto Peñasco
South of the border in Old Mexico

2: There's a great harsh desert, south of Mexicali
If don't have water, you better don't go
Tequila won't get you, across that desert
To Evangelina in Old Mexico

CHORUS
And the fire I feel for that woman I love it's drivin' me insane
Knowin' she's waiting (break) I can't get there
God only knows that I'll wrack my brain, to try to find a way
To reach that woman in Old Mexico

3. And I met a kind man, he's guarded the border
He said you don't need papers, I'll let you go
I can feel that you love her, by a look in your eyes now
She's a rose in the desert in Old Mexico
CHORUS

4. And I dream in the morning, that she brings me water
And I dream in the evening, that she brings me wine
Just a poor man's daughter, from Puerto Peñasco
South of the border in Old Mexico
CHORUS


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Hoyt Axton Song: EVANGELINA
From: GUEST,Wyo Again
Date: 22 Dec 02 - 01:16 PM

Thanks Joe.

Now about those chords ...

Hasta,
La Wyo


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Hoyt Axton Song: EVANGELINA
From: GUEST,Gene
Date: 22 Dec 02 - 01:28 PM

think i have an 8-Track with that on it...will look!


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Hoyt Axton Song: EVANGELINA
From: GUEST
Date: 23 Dec 02 - 12:40 AM

Thanks, Gene. That would be great. My friend has a vinyl record with the song on it, but we can't sort out the chords. So if you can figure them out, I'd be most appreciative. I've never really paid much attention to Hoyt Axton, and I see now that that was a mistake.

Thanx--ww


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Hoyt Axton Song: EVANGELINA
From: Lin in Kansas
Date: 23 Dec 02 - 01:41 AM

WW:

Don't have the chords to Evangelina, but Hoyt Axton is definitely worth checking out. His Della and the Dealer has been discussed extensively on the 'Cat (do a forum/DT search), and IMHO is one of his better efforts.

Have fun!

Lin


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Hoyt Axton Song: EVANGELINA
From: WyoWoman
Date: 23 Dec 02 - 12:24 PM

I wonder if there are any Hoyt Axton songbooks that might have the chords? Guess I'll go to Amazon.com and see what turns up -- although it's a stretch.

Call me obsessive ... I'm on a QUEST!!!

--ww


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Hoyt Axton Song: EVANGELINA
From: RichM
Date: 23 Dec 02 - 02:04 PM

Here's how I used to play this song in the 70's, with Toronto folkies Rick Speyer, Ron (Mr.Metronome)Sherwin, and Al "Captain" Brady --aka "Ditch Diggers & the Driller" .

This is a simplified version, you can add other chords, but this sounds good as it is!
I chorded this in key of G. I'm not sure what key Hoyt did it in, my record player ain't currently hooked up...

Enjoy,
Rich ("Ditch") McCarthy


VERSE

                                             
(G)And I dream in the (Em)morning, (D)that she brings me (G)water
      
And I dream in the (A)evening, that she brings me (D)wine
                                                      
Just a poor man's (G)daughter--(C)-- from Porto Pen(G)ãsco
                                    
South of the (D)border—(C)-- in Old Mexic(G)o



CHORUS
                                                            
And the f(D)ire I feel for that woman I love it's dr(C)ivin' me ins(G)ane
                                          
Knowin' she's w(D)aiting --(C)--I can't g(G)et there
                                                         
G(D)od only knows that I'll wrack my brain, to t(C)ry to find a w(G)ay
                                    
To reach that w(D)oman --(C)-- in Old M(G)exico


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Hoyt Axton Song: EVANGELINA
From: Declan
Date: 24 Dec 02 - 05:22 AM

Rich,

Nice chords and pretty close to the way I do it. I wrote mine out to post them this morning, but you beat me to it.

I think I'll post them anyway 'cause yu can use an F Chord in the chorus, which I think makes the song. The way I play it is :

(G)And I dream in the (Em)morning, (D)that she brings me (G)water
      
And I dream in the (A)evening, that she brings me (D)wine
                                                      
Just a (D)poor man's daughter--(C)-- from (D)Porto Pen(G)ãsco
                                    
South of the (D)border—(D7)-- in Old Mexic(G)o



CHORUS
                                                            
And the f(D)ire I feel for that (F)woman I love it's dr(C)ivin' me ins(G)ane
                                          
Knowin' she's w(D)aiting --(D7)--I can't g(G)et there (C/D)
                                                         
G(D)od only knows that I'll (F)wrack my brain, to t(C)ry to find a w(G)ay
                                    
To reach that w(D)oman --(C)-- in Old M(G)exico


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Hoyt Axton Song: EVANGELINA
From: Bullfrog Jones
Date: 27 Dec 02 - 02:06 PM

I agree with Declan about the F in the chorus, but I make that first chorus chord (on 'fire') to be a Bm. That's based on a live version I've got by Hoyt Axton.

BJ


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Hoyt Axton Song: EVANGELINA
From: Declan
Date: 30 Dec 02 - 06:06 AM

Thanks Bullfrog.

Bm sounds interesting. I'll give it a try.


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Hoyt Axton Song: EVANGELINA
From: GUEST,WyoWoman, visiting computer
Date: 30 Dec 02 - 08:13 AM

Thank you so much! I just got logged onto the 'cat again and found this. My friend will be very, very appreciative, and that will make me happy, happy.

Great work, y'all!

Love and rockets,
La Wyo


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Hoyt Axton Song: EVANGELINA
From: Declan
Date: 31 Dec 02 - 05:17 AM

Bm for 'fire' in the chorus works excellently.

Thaks again Bullfrog.


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Hoyt Axton Song: EVANGELINA
From: Bullfrog Jones
Date: 02 Jan 03 - 05:05 PM

You're very welcome Declan!

BJ


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Hoyt Axton Song: EVANGELINA
From: GUEST,lazy f
Date: 31 Jul 03 - 05:06 PM

hi guys,
great work on evengelina!
anybody got the chords to @In a Young Girls' Mind'?
Love that Hoyt axton!
thanx.


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Subject: Hoyt Axton's "Blind Fiddler"
From: GilK
Date: 19 Nov 08 - 12:57 AM

Sounds like a friendly site. Although it was asked for a long time ago, I have a set of chords for "Evangelina" that might work. If you have an email, I can send you a PDF of them.

However, I am trying to figure out the chords for "Blind Fiddler" from his "Southbound" album.   I will continue to search the net, but if anyone has them, let me know.   I have an email address you can send them to.

Gil Knutson
Sardis, BC
Canada


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Hoyt Axton Song: EVANGELINA
From: Joe Offer
Date: 19 Nov 08 - 03:17 AM

Hi, Gil-
I have e-mail addresses for members, and I'd be glad to forward whatever you want to send.
-Joe Offer-
joe@mudcat.org


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Subject: Lyr Add: EVANGELINA (Hoyt Axton, Higgenbotham)
From: GUEST,Dave MacKenzie
Date: 19 Nov 08 - 07:40 PM

It's the middle of the night so I can't check them out, but I used to do it in E (capoed up to G) and had an F# and G# (no minors). For the record, here are the words I used:

EVANGELINA
(Axton and Higgenbotham)

Well I dream in the morning she brings me water,
And I dream in the evening that she brings me wine;
Just a poor man's daughter from Puerto Peñasco -
Evangelina in Old Mexico.

There's a great hot desert south of Mexicali;
If you don't have water, boy, you better not go;
Tequila won't get you across that desert - no, no,
To Evangelina and Old Mexico.

And the fire I feel for the woman I love is drivin' me insane,
Knowin' she's waiting and I can't get there;
God only knows that I rack my brains, trying to find a way
To reach that woman in Old Mexico.

And I met a kind man, he guarded the border,
Said you don't need papers - I will let you go;
I can tell that you love her by the look in your eyes now,
She's the rose of the desert in Old Mexico.

And the fire I feel for the woman I love is drivin' me insane,
Knowin' she's waiting and I can't get there;
God only knows that I rack my brains, trying to find a way
To reach that woman in Old Mexico.

And I dream in the morning she brings me water,
And I dream in the evening she brings me wine;
Just a poor man's daughter from Puerto Peñasco -
South of the border in Old Mexico;
Evangelina - I miss you so.

By Axton and Higgenbotham. As sung by Hoyt Axton on Fantasy Double LP F-79009 "Bread and Roses".


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Evangelina (Hoyt Axton)
From: GUEST,Mark Summerson
Date: 20 Mar 10 - 02:10 PM

The chords are:
Verse
G                   Em       D             G
Well I dream in the morning she brings me water,
G                   Am                      D
And I dream in the evening that she brings me wine;
G                               C       c
Just a poor man's daughter from Puerto Peñasco -
      d            G
Evangelina in Old Mexico.

Refrain
G       Bm                  Am               C            G
And the fire I feel for the woman I love is drivin' me insane,
               D                   G
Knowin' she's waiting and I can't get there;
Bm                   Am                C             G
God only knows that I rack my brains, trying to find a way
             D            G
To reach that woman in Old Mexico.


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Evangelina (Hoyt Axton)
From: GUEST,Kenny Higginbotham
Date: 21 Sep 10 - 07:11 AM

I wrote this song with Hoyt and I'd like to share the chords we used. Both Declan and Mark are close but there are some minor differences in the actual chords as written.

G         Em
And I dream in the morning
D                  G/C/G
That she brings me water.
                   A7
And I dream in the evening
                   D/D7
That she brings me wine.
                   G
Just a fisherman's daughter
C          G
From Puerto Penasco
            D    G      
Evangelina in old Mexico

That is essentially the same for all verses although I use and ascending progression on the A7 to embellish. The Bridge is as follows:
G       F#m    F                     C
And the fire I feel for the woman I love
    G   
Is drivin' me insane.
               D
Knowin' she's waitin'
    G
And I can't get there.
F#m                   F
God only knows that I wracked my brain
   C             G
To try and find a way
             D
To reach that woman
       G
In old Mexico.


Note: I originally wrote this song after I had spent a week in Puerto Penasco with a very special woman. The town was a fairly prosperous (by Mexico standards) fishing village on the Eastern side of the Sea of Cortez. I used the phrase (and still do) Fisherman's daughter which Hoyt changed to Poor Man's daughter. I also wrote a second Bridge which Hoyt chose not to use, repeating the first Bridge instead.

I hope this helps anyone who want's to play this song.


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Evangelina (Hoyt Axton)
From: GUEST,Kenny Higginbotham
Date: 21 Sep 10 - 07:20 AM

Regarding my last post. For some reason it save a little different than what I copied from Word. Here's a slight correction:

G                  Em
And I dream in the morning
D                  G/C/G
That she brings me water.
                   A7
And I dream in the evening
                   D/D7
That she brings me wine.
                   G
Just a fisherman's daughter
C          G
From Puerto Penasco
            D    G      
Evangelina in old Mexico

Bridge

G       F#m                F       C
And the fire I feel for the woman I love
    G   
Is drivin' me insane.
               D/D7
Knowin' she's waitin'
    G
And I can't get there.
F#m                   F
God only knows that I wracked my brain
   C             G
To try and find a way
             D/D7
To reach that woman
       G
In old Mexico.


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Evangelina (Hoyt Axton)
From: Melissa
Date: 21 Sep 10 - 12:44 PM

Thanks for stopping by, KH.
I'll be playing the song all afternoon..


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Subject: RE: Chord Req: Evangelina (Hoyt Axton)
From: GUEST
Date: 19 Dec 12 - 01:31 PM

wow awesome


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