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Mary Black guitar chords for Marguerite and the gambler

Guitar chords with lyrics

  • Capo on 2nd
Tuning: Standard (E chord diagramEE A chord diagramAA D chord diagramDD G chord diagramGG B chord diagramBB E chord diagramEE)

Difficulty: Novice

Intro:
G chord diagramGG  D chord diagramDD  C chord diagramCC  G chord diagramGG    D chord diagramDD  C chord diagramCC  D chord diagramDD  G chord diagramGG

Verse:
                   D chord diagramDD              C chord diagramCC             G chord diagramGG
See the man in the picture with a falcon on his glove
         D chord diagramDD                    C chord diagramCC            D chord diagramDD     G chord diagramGG
A chord diagramAA famous gambler, they say he never knew defeat
         D chord diagramDD          C chord diagramCC               D chord diagramDD     Em chord diagramEmEm
Lucky at cards, oh, he was lucky in love
            C chord diagramCC            G chord diagramGG      D chord diagramDD     G chord diagramGG
He gave his heart to the lovely Marguerite

Verse:
                D chord diagramDD             C chord diagramCC             G chord diagramGG
See the woman beside him, whispering in his ear
                 D chord diagramDD            C chord diagramCC                  D chord diagramDD     G chord diagramGG
She was a famous beauty, with men falling at her feet
                   D chord diagramDD                  C chord diagramCC            D chord diagramDD     Em chord diagramEmEm
Her father was the richest man in the town of Belvedere
          C chord diagramCC               G chord diagramGG      D chord diagramDD     G chord diagramGG     Em chord diagramEmEm
Where the Gambler met the lovely Marguerite

Verse:
                 C chord diagramCC                 G chord diagramGG                     D chord diagramDD
The day when the handsome gambling man came through that town
     Em chord diagramEmEm                   C chord diagramCC             D chord diagramDD   D7 chord diagramD7D7  G chord diagramGG
They met by chance at the corner of the street
              D chord diagramDD     C chord diagramCC          D chord diagramDD                  Em chord diagramEmEm
The scene was set for the tragedy, it was love at first sight
        C chord diagramCC               G chord diagramGG      D chord diagramDD     G chord diagramGG
For the Gambler and the lovely Marguerite

Verse:
                 D chord diagramDD            C chord diagramCC               G chord diagramGG
Their passion was a fire that could not be contained
                   D chord diagramDD         C chord diagramCC                    D chord diagramDD     G chord diagramGG
And when they made love, oh, how their hearts did beat
              D chord diagramDD                C chord diagramCC                      D chord diagramDD        Em chord diagramEmEm
And from that moment the whole world would be forever changed
        C chord diagramCC               G chord diagramGG      D chord diagramDD     G chord diagramGG
For the Gambler and the lovely Marguerite

Verse:
                D chord diagramDD                      C chord diagramCC             G chord diagramGG
When her father heard the news, he was like a man possessed
                 D chord diagramDD      C chord diagramCC            D chord diagramDD     G chord diagramGG
In a cold fit of fury, hatred and despair
                    D chord diagramDD                 C chord diagramCC                    D chord diagramDD      Em chord diagramEmEm
No good-for-nothing gambler was gonna steal his daughter’s heart
               C chord diagramCC             G chord diagramGG      D chord diagramDD     G chord diagramGG     Em chord diagramEmEm
He hired three men to put an end to the affair

Verse:
                  C chord diagramCC             G chord diagramGG             D chord diagramDD
The Gambler had a room upstairs, in a cheap hotel
    Em chord diagramEmEm                    C chord diagramCC             D chord diagramDD   D7 chord diagramD7D7  G chord diagramGG
The men lay in wait in an alley off the street
                       D chord diagramDD                    C chord diagramCC                   D chord diagramDD     Em chord diagramEmEm
As the lovers strolled by, three shots rang out and the Gambler fell
               C chord diagramCC           G chord diagramGG      D chord diagramDD     G chord diagramGG
He died in the arms of the lovely Marguerite

Verse:
                      D chord diagramDD              C chord diagramCC               G chord diagramGG
When they brought her home, she just could not be consoled
           D chord diagramDD              C chord diagramCC            D chord diagramDD
Her mother sent out for a doctor and a priest
       G chord diagramGG       D chord diagramDD                C chord diagramCC           D chord diagramDD
But it was too late to save her body or her soul
                       Em chord diagramEmEm
She’d gone to meet the Gambler
        C chord diagramCC               G chord diagramGG      D chord diagramDD     G chord diagramGG
Who was waiting for his lovely Marguerite

Verse:
                   D chord diagramDD              C chord diagramCC             G chord diagramGG
See the man in the picture with a falcon on his glove
                D chord diagramDD                      C chord diagramCC             D chord diagramDD
And the woman beside him, the Queen of Hearts at her feet
  G chord diagramGG                 D chord diagramDD                         C chord diagramCC           D chord diagramDD     Em chord diagramEmEm
Ohh, they looked so happy, they must have been so much in love
           C chord diagramCC               G chord diagramGG      D chord diagramDD     G chord diagramGG     Em chord diagramEmEm
The famous Gambler and the lovely Marguerite

Verse:
                 C chord diagramCC                G chord diagramGG            D chord diagramDD
They still talk about them in the town of Belvedere
        Em chord diagramEmEm                          C chord diagramCC              D chord diagramDD   D7 chord diagramD7D7  G chord diagramGG
The old people can remember hearing gunfire on the street
                 D chord diagramDD                    C chord diagramCC               D chord diagramDD
And now when the moon is full, two lovers sometimes appear
                 Em chord diagramEmEm            C chord diagramCC               G chord diagramGG      D chord diagramDD     G chord diagramGG     D chord diagramDD  G chord diagramGG  D chord diagramDD
They say it’s the ghost of The Gambler and the lovely Marguerite
                 Em chord diagramEmEm            C chord diagramCC               G chord diagramGG      D chord diagramDD     G chord diagramGG
They say it’s the ghost of The Gambler and the lovely Marguerite

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