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River of Dreams

Lyrics by: Billy Joel

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Tenor

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q = 90

J
Ooo -

U
Ooo

Music by: Billy Joel arranged by: Wilmot Yeh

Soprano

w
Ooh

w w w .

U w U w U w . U

Alto

w
Ooh

Tenor

w w J
Ooh

Bass

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dee dee

Ah

Ooh

V & & V

Ah

Ooo


de


de


de de de

In

the mid dle of the


I go wal king in the In the mid dle of the I

go wal king in the


In


the mid dle of the I go wal king in the In the mid dle of the I go wal king in the

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ooh In

the mid dle of the


I go wal king in the In the mid dle of the I

go wal king in the

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7

V & & V

# .. # # #

River of Dreams


Ah ah


In


the mid dle of the

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night


doo

.
doo


doo

go

walking

in

my


doo


doo


doo


doo

Mid

dle

of

the

night

Mid

dle

of

the

night

10

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# # # #

River of Dreams

sleep

of of

faith fear


to a river so

From the mountains Through the valley

Wal king in my sleep

Moun tains of faith Val ley of fear

Wal king in my sleep

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Moun tains of faith Val ley of fear

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V & & V

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deep


ver


so

must I

be was

looking searching

for for

some some -


deep

Ri

ver

so

deep

Ri

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T

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V & & V

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thing thing

River of Dreams

r R

some taken -

thing

I my

lost soul

sacred out of

Loo Sear

king ching

for for

some some

thing thing

.. ..

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Loo Sear

king ching

for for

some some

thing thing

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V & & V

# # # #

But Something

the

river I'd

never

is

wide lose

Sa Out

cred of

I my

lost soul

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Sa Out

cred of

I my

lost soul

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River of Dreams


cross stole

And it's too Something some

hard to body

Ri ver is wide Ne ver lose

Too hard Some bo

j J
to cross dy stole

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Ri ver is wide Ne ver lose

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Ah I


is at

Too hard Some bo

to cross dy stole

wide night

I But

walk I'm

Even don't know

though I why

know I

the go

river walking

Ah

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Ah

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T

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V & & V

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River of Dreams

down tired

every and

evening and don't wanna

stand walk

on any

the

shore more

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I I

try hope

to it

cross doesn't

to take

the the

my

side life

so until

can I

opposite rest of

opposite side so Hope it doesn't

I take

can the

finally rest

of

my

find life

what I've until

been I

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20

V & & V

# # # #

River of Dreams

finally

find


what I've been looking


for

2 4
1.

.. 4 4
of the

# n

In

the middle

2 4 2 4

1.


of

.. 4 4 .. 4 4 .. 4 4 .. 4 4
the

1.

n
2.

Bum
1.

2 r 4
Bum
1.

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# 4 4

..

In

2 4 R
Bum

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the

middle

2.

# 4 r V 4 ?# 4 4 R

Bum
2.

2.

Bum
2.

Bum

Ah

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T

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V & & V

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River of Dreams

night


doo

.
doo


doo

go

walking

in

my


doo


doo


doo


doo

Mid

dle

of

the

night

Mid

dle

of

the

night

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V & & V

# # # #

ooh

In

the

mid

sleep

dle

of

the


of

doubt

go

wal


To a river so

king

in

the

Through the jungle

Wal king in my sleep

Jun gle of doubt

Wal king in my sleep

Jun gle of doubt

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V & & V

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deep

River of Dreams


ver


so

know

I'm

searching

for

some


deep

Ri

ver

so

deep

Ri

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.
thing

.. ..
thing


so


un

V & & V

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Something

de - fined


ching


for


some

Sear

ching

for

some

r R

thing

Sear

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# j V & & V # # #
3


That it can only

River of Dreams


By the eyes of the

be seen


de fined

Some thing so un

r
bli

de fined

On ly be seen


On ly be seen

3 Some thing so un

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V & & V

# # # #


In


of

the

middle

the

blind

.. ..
nd

Eyes

of

the
3

nd

Eyes

of

the

R
bli

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V & & V

# # # #

River of Dreams

night


go Ah king in the


Ooh

11

j ..
Da da da da da da da

.. J

In

the mid dle of the

go wal king in the


In


the mid dle of the I

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V & & V

# . # # #

In

the mid dle of the

go wal king in the .

j . .

j . .

Ah

?#

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V & & V

# # # #

Aah

River of Dreams

R
Ooh

.. # J

n . n.

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V & & V

# . # # #


Oh

b n

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V & & V

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Ah

I'm

not

sure


about

River of Dreams


a a


after

this,

God

13

life

knows


God

i'm

not

sure

about

life

after

this,

knows

Ah

?#
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V & & V

# # # #

Ah


I've ne ver been a

J
Bap


tized by the fire, I wade


in to the

spiritual

man


I've ne ver been a

spiritual

man

Baptized

by the fire, I wade

in to the

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V & & V

# # # #

River of Dreams

river


that is

runnin'

though

the

n
promised

land

2 4 2 4 2 4

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4


river


that

is


land

runnin'

through the

promised

n
In the

Bum

2 r 4
Bum

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# 4 4


middle of the night

.
Doo doo

2 4 R
Bum


in my

# 4 & 4 # 4 & 4 V # 4 4

go walking

..


doo


doo


doo doo doo

Mid dle of the night


Mid dle of the night

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V & & V

# # # #

River of Dreams

sleep

of

truth


To a river

15

Through the desert

so

Wal king in my sleep

De sert of truth


De sert of truth

Wal king in my sleep

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V & & V

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deep

We all end in the ocean

We all start in the streams

Ri ver so deep

End in the o

r ..
cean


Ri ver so deep

End in the o

.. R
cean

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V & & V

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River of Dreams

j
in 3
3


the

r R

We

all

get

carried

along

.. ..

Start

in

the

streams

Start

streams

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V & & V

# . # # #

On


of

the

river


ried

Car

ried

long

Car

long

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V & & V

# # # #
dreams

River of Dreams


ver

In

the

middle

of

the

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of dreams

Ri

ver
3

of

dreams

r .. R ..

Ri

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53

V & & V

# # # #

night


In


the mid dle of the I


go wal king in the

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In

the mid dle of the

go wal king in the

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V & & V

# # # #

River of Dreams

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bum.