One Step Up Chords
On The Acoustic

Here on this One Step up chords page you'll find my acoustic guitar demo, purchase link to the full lesson, the lyrics to the song as well as a free .pdf to the One Step Up Chords sheet you can download.

One Step Up Chords
Demo Lyrics & Pdf

This song hails from the Tunnel Of Love album of 1987. The song was only released in the US as a single and peaked at #3 on the Rock charts and #13 on the billboard Hot 100. Springsteen recorded this in LA and did all of the instruments himself. His wife did backing vocals. Kenny Chesney, Bad Radio and the Seldom Scene have all covered this song.


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One Step Up Lyrics

Woke up this morning my house was cold - checked the furnace she wasn't burnin'
Went out and hoped in my old Ford - hit the engine but she ain't turnin'
We've given each other some hard lessons lately - but we ain't learnin'
We're the same sad story that's a fact - One step up and two steps back
Bird on a wire outside my motel room - but he ain't singin'
Girl in white outside a church in June - but the church bells they ain't ringing
I'm sittin' here in this bar tonight - but all I'm thinkin' is
I'm the same old story same old act - one step up and two steps back
It's the same thing night on night - Who's wrong baby who's right
Another fight and I slam the door on - Another battle in our dirty little war
When I look at myself I don't see - The man I wanted to be
Somewhere along the line I slipped off track - I'm caught movin' one step up and two steps back
There's a girl across the bar - I get the message she's sendin'
Mmm she ain't lookin' to married - And me well honey I'm pretending
Last night I dreamed I held you in my arms - The music was never-ending
We danced as the evening sky faded to black - One step up and two steps back
One step up and two steps back --- One step up and two steps back

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