Bird On The Wire by Fairport Convention

Bird On The Wire chords by Fairport Convention

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Bird On The Wire chords
Fairport Convention (Leonard Cohen)

Capo IV

D A D G D A D

    D     A
Like a bird on a wire
    D          G
Like a drunk in a midnight choir
    D      A
I have tried in my way
   D
To be free

    D     A
Like a worm on a hook
    D               G
Like a knight from some old-fashioned book
    D      A
I have saved all my ribbons
  D  (Dsus4 D)*
For thee

  G       D
If I have been unkind
    Em           D (Dsus4 D)*
I hope you will just let it go by
    G       D
And if I have been untrue
      Em          A  (Asus4 A)*
I hope you know it was not unto you

    D     A
Like a baby stillborn
    D        G
Like a beast with it's horns
    D     A
I have torn every one
          D  (Dsus4 D)*
And reached out for thee

    D       A
Let us swear by this song
    D        G
And by all I have done wrong
    D      A
That I will make it all
   D  (Dsus4 D)*
Up to thee

    G           D      (Dsus4 D)*
I saw a beggar leaning on his wooden cross
    Em          D    (Dsus4 D)*
He said to me do not ask for someone?
   G           D
And a woman standing in her darkened door
  Em                A  (Asus4 A)*
She cried to me hey, why not ask for more?

    D     A
Like a bird on a wire
    D          G
Like a drunk in a midnight choir
    D      A
I have tried in my way
   D
To be free

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