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Fernando

Words & Music by Benny Andersson, Stig Anderson & Bjorn Ulvaeus.

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- go an-oth - er star- ry night like this. In the fire - light, Fer -
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have - n't seen a ri - fie in your hand. Can you her the drums Fer -
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tJ - nan-do, you were hum-rning to your - self and soft -Iy strurn-ming your gui -
- nan-do, we were young and full of life and none of us pre-pared to
- nan-do, do you still re-call the fright-ful night we crossed the Ri - 0
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