Standard guitar tuning:EADGBENo capo
IntroC G7 G /A G G7 C’ G7 G6 Dm6 Dm'C 3x //C/ /B /A 1. G’ F C (/C /B /A) so now let me tell you about this girl of mine G’ F C heart like all men’s dreams in the days of 49 FI turn hollow no Cme more swallow this fGast only she bFreaks Fbut distance keeps her mCiles or meters what dGifference does it Fmake 2. G’ F C ‘cause here they come again to repossess my dreams G’ F C child don’t play yourself things are never what they seem Fa bridge a river a pCale moon sliver Gcity shines so bFright Fbut to my despair CI wake up where they sGleep out every niFght
RefrainCthe girl I love is G7oh so far awCay and I wonder can she hG7ear me as I go through my dCay 3. G’ F C oh now the bleating sea she laps upon my door G’ F C I’ll round a thousand horns just to drown upon her shore Fblood red roses Cgo down moses oh Gbillowing saFils Fthose so weak-willed gCuts all sea-filled tGhrow them o’er the rFails 4. G’ F C boys tighten up the jib and sing a hearty song G’ F C we been driftin’ driftin’ for far too long FI take no care Cme I’m so bare-brGeasted on the Fbow Fscabbed and weathered sCkin of leather wGho’s the deader Fnow
RefrainCthe girl I love is G7oh so oh so far awCay I wonder can she hG7ear me as I go through my dCay its so long lady G7angel I guess I’ll say goodCbye but I do believe I’m G7aging right before your eCyes 5. G’ F C wash up on her coast not a nickel to my name G’ F C sold my sold my sold my gold watch and chain Fenough to hire a Cband of lyres to mGarch me on my Fway Fthrough hills and valleys sCugar ditch alleys Gup to her hingeless gFate
RefrainCthe girl I love is G7oh so oh so far awCay I wonder can she hG7ear me as I go through my dCay its so long lady G7angel I guess I’ll say goodbCye but I do believe I’m G7aging right before your eCyes Ccock crow in the mG7orning heard it loud and cClear I ask her for to G7marry she answer with a Ctear boy you have my G7heart and I know you always Cwill but that ain’t enough to G7hold me cause love don’t pay the bCills 6. CI turned away in shFame for all my days in Cvain guess I’ll just drag Gon no one loves you till you’re gCone let the river be my gFuide let the desert be my Cbride till my heart turns to sGteel till I no longer fCeel
RefrainCthat the girl I lG7ove is oh so oh so far aCway I wonder can she G7hear me as I go through my Cday its so long lady G7angel I guess I’ll say goodCbye but I do believe I’m aG7ging right before your eCyes
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