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Mary Black guitar chords for Song for ireland

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SONG FOR IRELAND by Mary Black
[others are ok, but hard to follow in the traditional Gaelic style meter.
This (Mary Black's) arrangement is easier to follow and perform. Lyrics are original arrangement]

Alternate chords: A2 chord diagramA2A2 [002200]  Asus4 chord diagramAsus4Asus4[002240]

SONG FOR IRELAND by Mary Black
INTRO: ||: D chord diagramDD |A chord diagramAA :||

VERSE 1
  D chord diagramDD             A chord diagramAA
Walking all the day,
     G chord diagramGG    D chord diagramDD          A2 chord diagramA2A2                  D chord diagramDD
by tall towers where falcons build their nests
D chord diagramDD                     A chord diagramAA
In silver wings they fly,
       G chord diagramGG       D chord diagramDD      A2 chord diagramA2A2                D chord diagramDD
they know the call of freedom in their breasts
G chord diagramGG                          A chord diagramAA
Saw Black Head against the sky,
  D chord diagramDD            Bm chord diagramBmBm       G chord diagramGG           A chord diagramAA
where twisted rocks run down to the sea

CHORUS
G chord diagramGG      A chord diagramAA                 D chord diagramDD
Living on your Western shore,
    Bm chord diagramBmBm       A chord diagramAA         G chord diagramGG         A chord diagramAA
saw summer sunsets, I asked for more,
  G chord diagramGG        A chord diagramAA       D chord diagramDD       A chord diagramAA
I stood by your Atlantic Sea,
      G chord diagramGG      Bm chord diagramBmBm          G chord diagramGG -A chord diagramAA - D chord diagramDD
and I sang a song for Ireland

VERSE 2
D chord diagramDD                A chord diagramAA
Drinking all the day,
   G chord diagramGG   D chord diagramDD          A2 chord diagramA2A2                D chord diagramDD
in old pubs where fiddlers love to play
D chord diagramDD                 A chord diagramAA
Saw one touch the bow,
   G chord diagramGG                D chord diagramDD          A2 chord diagramA2A2        D chord diagramDD
he played a reel which seemed so grand & gay
  G chord diagramGG                          A chord diagramAA
I stood on Dingle Beach and cast,
     D chord diagramDD     Bm chord diagramBmBm         G chord diagramGG           A chord diagramAA
in wild foam we found Atlantic bass,

CHORUS
G chord diagramGG      A chord diagramAA                 D chord diagramDD
Living on your Western shore,
    Bm chord diagramBmBm       A chord diagramAA         G chord diagramGG         A chord diagramAA
saw summer sunsets, I asked for more,
  G chord diagramGG        A chord diagramAA       D chord diagramDD       A chord diagramAA
I stood by your Atlantic Sea,
      G chord diagramGG      Bm chord diagramBmBm          G chord diagramGG -A chord diagramAA - D chord diagramDD
and I sang a song for Ireland

VERSE 3
D chord diagramDD                A chord diagramAA
Laughing all the day,
     G chord diagramGG    D chord diagramDD                  A2 chord diagramA2A2         D chord diagramDD
with true friends who try to make you stay
D chord diagramDD                 A chord diagramAA
Telling jokes and news,
     G chord diagramGG       D chord diagramDD        A chord diagramAA               D chord diagramDD
and singing songs to while the time away,
   G chord diagramGG                         A chord diagramAA
We watched the Galway salmon run,
     D chord diagramDD      Bm chord diagramBmBm       G chord diagramGG               A chord diagramAA
like silver dancing, darting in the sun

CHORUS
G chord diagramGG      A chord diagramAA       D chord diagramDD
Living on your Western shore,
    Bm chord diagramBmBm       A chord diagramAA         G chord diagramGG         A chord diagramAA
saw summer sunsets, I asked for more,
  G chord diagramGG        A chord diagramAA       D chord diagramDD       A chord diagramAA
I stood by your Atlantic Sea,
      G chord diagramGG      Bm chord diagramBmBm          G chord diagramGG -A chord diagramAA - D chord diagramDD
and I sang a song for Ireland

VERSE 4
D chord diagramDD               A chord diagramAA
Dreaming in the night,
     G chord diagramGG    D chord diagramDD            A2 chord diagramA2A2        D chord diagramDD
I saw a land where no one had to fight
    D chord diagramDD               A chord diagramAA
And waking in your dawn,
    G chord diagramGG     D chord diagramDD             A2 chord diagramA2A2        D chord diagramDD
I saw you crying in the morning light
G chord diagramGG                          A chord diagramAA
Sleeping where the falcons fly,
      D chord diagramDD        Bm chord diagramBmBm             G chord diagramGG          A chord diagramAA
they twist and turn all in your air-blue sky

CHORUS
G chord diagramGG      A chord diagramAA                 D chord diagramDD
Living on your Western shore,
    Bm chord diagramBmBm       A chord diagramAA         G chord diagramGG         A chord diagramAA
saw summer sunsets, I asked for more,
  G chord diagramGG        A chord diagramAA       D chord diagramDD       A chord diagramAA
I stood by your Atlantic Sea,
      G chord diagramGG      Bm chord diagramBmBm          G chord diagramGG -A chord diagramAA - D chord diagramDD
and I sang a song for Ireland

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