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Loreena Mckennitt guitar chords for Banks of claudy

Guitar chords with lyrics

  • Capo on 2nd
Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)

Difficulty: Novice

Intro:
A chord diagramA minorAm  A chord diagramFF  A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramG MajorG A chord diagramA minorAm

Verse:
N.C. A chord diagramA minorAm       A chord diagramG MajorG      A chord diagramFF             A chord diagramC majorC               A chord diagramE minorEm
As   I walked out one morning, all in the month of May
     A chord diagramA minorAm   A chord diagramG MajorG       A chord diagramFF         A chord diagramDmDm             A chord diagramA minorAm
Down by a flowery garden, I carelessly did stray
      A chord diagramG MajorG       A chord diagramFF              A chord diagramC majorC             A chord diagramE minorEm
I overheard a young maid, in sorrow did complain
    A chord diagramA minorAm      A chord diagramG MajorG      A chord diagramFF          A chord diagramDmDm                 A chord diagramA minorAm
All for her absent lover, who ploughs the raging main

Verse:
         A chord diagramG MajorG         A chord diagramFF           A chord diagramC majorC             A chord diagramE minorEm
I boldly stepped up to her and put her in surprise
  A chord diagramA minorAm       A chord diagramG MajorG       A chord diagramFF          A chord diagramDmDm          A chord diagramA minorAm
I know she did not know me, I being in disguise
            A chord diagramG MajorG        A chord diagramFF            A chord diagramC majorC                 A chord diagramE minorEm
I says, "Me charming creature, my joy, my heart's delight
    A chord diagramA minorAm       A chord diagramG MajorG      A chord diagramFF           A chord diagramDmDm              A chord diagramA minorAm
How far have you to travel this dark and dreary night?"

Verse:
        A chord diagramG MajorG                A chord diagramFF               A chord diagramC majorC             A chord diagramE minorEm
"I'm in search of a faithless young man, Johnny is his name
     A chord diagramA minorAm       A chord diagramG MajorG        A chord diagramFF           A chord diagramDmDm             A chord diagramA minorAm
And along the Banks of Claudy, I'm told he does remain"
             A chord diagramG MajorG        A chord diagramFF            A chord diagramC majorC                 A chord diagramE minorEm
"This is the Banks of Claudy, fair maid, whereon you stand
    A chord diagramA minorAm      A chord diagramG MajorG       A chord diagramFF           A chord diagramDmDm                 A chord diagramA minorAm
But don't depend on Johnny, for he's a false young man
            A chord diagramG MajorG       A chord diagramFF           A chord diagramC majorC                  A chord diagramE minorEm
Oh, don't depend on Johnny, for he'll not meet you here
    A chord diagramA minorAm    A chord diagramG MajorG          A chord diagramFF                 A chord diagramDmDm              A chord diagramA minorAm    A chord diagramFF  A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramE minorEm A chord diagramA minorAm
But tarry with me in yon greenwood, no danger need you fear

Verse:
                  A chord diagramG MajorG        A chord diagramFF            A chord diagramC majorC               A chord diagramE minorEm
Oh, it's six long weeks or better since Johnny left the shore
     A chord diagramA minorAm       A chord diagramG MajorG        A chord diagramFF               A chord diagramDmDm                   A chord diagramA minorAm
He's crossing the wild ocean where the foam and the billows roar
              A chord diagramG MajorG        A chord diagramFF         A chord diagramC majorC              A chord diagramE minorEm
He's crossing the wild ocean for honour and for fame
    A chord diagramA minorAm        A chord diagramG MajorG          A chord diagramFF                    A chord diagramDmDm              A chord diagramA minorAm      A chord diagramFF
But this I've heard, the ship was wrecked all on the coast of Spain"

Instrumental:
A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramFF  A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramFF  A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramG MajorG A chord diagramFF

Verse:
         A chord diagramA minorAm       A chord diagramG MajorG         A chord diagramFF                   A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramE minorEm
Oh, it's when she heard this dreadful news, she flew into despair
       A chord diagramA minorAm       A chord diagramG MajorG      A chord diagramFF                        A chord diagramDmDm             A chord diagramA minorAm
By the wringing of her milk white hands and the tearing of her hair
                 A chord diagramG MajorG    A chord diagramFF            A chord diagramC majorC                 A chord diagramE minorEm
"Say, if Johnny, he is drowned, no man on earth I'll take
            A chord diagramA minorAm       A chord diagramG MajorG          A chord diagramFF             A chord diagramDmDm             A chord diagramA minorAm
But through lonesome groves and valleys, I'll wander for his sake"

Verse:
                 A chord diagramG MajorG      A chord diagramFF            A chord diagramC majorC               A chord diagramE minorEm
Oh, it's when he saw her loyalty, no longer could he stand
   A chord diagramA minorAm     A chord diagramG MajorG      A chord diagramFF             A chord diagramDmDm             A chord diagramA minorAm
He flew into her arms saying, "Betsy, I'm the man"
                A chord diagramG MajorG      A chord diagramFF               A chord diagramC majorC                 A chord diagramE minorEm
Saying, "Betsy, I'm the young man, the cause of all your pain
    A chord diagramA minorAm          A chord diagramG MajorG      A chord diagramFF                   A chord diagramDmDm          A chord diagramA minorAm     A chord diagramFF
But since we've met on Claudy Banks, we'll never part again"

Outro:
A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramFF  A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramFF  A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramG MajorG A chord diagramFF
A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramFF  A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramFF  A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramG MajorG A chord diagramFF

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