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Loreena Mckennitt guitar chords for Banks of claudy

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:
Am chord diagramAmAm  F chord diagramFF  Am chord diagramAmAm G chord diagramGG Am chord diagramAmAm

Verse:
N.C. Am chord diagramAmAm       G chord diagramGG      F chord diagramFF             C chord diagramCC               Em chord diagramEmEm
As   I walked out one morning, all in the month of May
     Am chord diagramAmAm   G chord diagramGG       F chord diagramFF         Dm chord diagramDmDm             Am chord diagramAmAm
Down by a flowery garden, I carelessly did stray
      G chord diagramGG       F chord diagramFF              C chord diagramCC             Em chord diagramEmEm
I overheard a young maid, in sorrow did complain
    Am chord diagramAmAm      G chord diagramGG      F chord diagramFF          Dm chord diagramDmDm                 Am chord diagramAmAm
All for her absent lover, who ploughs the raging main

Verse:
         G chord diagramGG         F chord diagramFF           C chord diagramCC             Em chord diagramEmEm
I boldly stepped up to her and put her in surprise
  Am chord diagramAmAm       G chord diagramGG       F chord diagramFF          Dm chord diagramDmDm          Am chord diagramAmAm
I know she did not know me, I being in disguise
            G chord diagramGG        F chord diagramFF            C chord diagramCC                 Em chord diagramEmEm
I says, "Me charming creature, my joy, my heart's delight
    Am chord diagramAmAm       G chord diagramGG      F chord diagramFF           Dm chord diagramDmDm              Am chord diagramAmAm
How far have you to travel this dark and dreary night?"

Verse:
        G chord diagramGG                F chord diagramFF               C chord diagramCC             Em chord diagramEmEm
"I'm in search of a faithless young man, Johnny is his name
     Am chord diagramAmAm       G chord diagramGG        F chord diagramFF           Dm chord diagramDmDm             Am chord diagramAmAm
And along the Banks of Claudy, I'm told he does remain"
             G chord diagramGG        F chord diagramFF            C chord diagramCC                 Em chord diagramEmEm
"This is the Banks of Claudy, fair maid, whereon you stand
    Am chord diagramAmAm      G chord diagramGG       F chord diagramFF           Dm chord diagramDmDm                 Am chord diagramAmAm
But don't depend on Johnny, for he's a false young man
            G chord diagramGG       F chord diagramFF           C chord diagramCC                  Em chord diagramEmEm
Oh, don't depend on Johnny, for he'll not meet you here
    Am chord diagramAmAm    G chord diagramGG          F chord diagramFF                 Dm chord diagramDmDm              Am chord diagramAmAm    F chord diagramFF  Am chord diagramAmAm Em chord diagramEmEm Am chord diagramAmAm
But tarry with me in yon greenwood, no danger need you fear

Verse:
                  G chord diagramGG        F chord diagramFF            C chord diagramCC               Em chord diagramEmEm
Oh, it's six long weeks or better since Johnny left the shore
     Am chord diagramAmAm       G chord diagramGG        F chord diagramFF               Dm chord diagramDmDm                   Am chord diagramAmAm
He's crossing the wild ocean where the foam and the billows roar
              G chord diagramGG        F chord diagramFF         C chord diagramCC              Em chord diagramEmEm
He's crossing the wild ocean for honour and for fame
    Am chord diagramAmAm        G chord diagramGG          F chord diagramFF                    Dm chord diagramDmDm              Am chord diagramAmAm      F chord diagramFF
But this I've heard, the ship was wrecked all on the coast of Spain"

Instrumental:
Am chord diagramAmAm C chord diagramCC F chord diagramFF  Am chord diagramAmAm C chord diagramCC F chord diagramFF  Am chord diagramAmAm G chord diagramGG F chord diagramFF

Verse:
         Am chord diagramAmAm       G chord diagramGG         F chord diagramFF                   C chord diagramCC            Em chord diagramEmEm
Oh, it's when she heard this dreadful news, she flew into despair
       Am chord diagramAmAm       G chord diagramGG      F chord diagramFF                        Dm chord diagramDmDm             Am chord diagramAmAm
By the wringing of her milk white hands and the tearing of her hair
                 G chord diagramGG    F chord diagramFF            C chord diagramCC                 Em chord diagramEmEm
"Say, if Johnny, he is drowned, no man on earth I'll take
            Am chord diagramAmAm       G chord diagramGG          F chord diagramFF             Dm chord diagramDmDm             Am chord diagramAmAm
But through lonesome groves and valleys, I'll wander for his sake"

Verse:
                 G chord diagramGG      F chord diagramFF            C chord diagramCC               Em chord diagramEmEm
Oh, it's when he saw her loyalty, no longer could he stand
   Am chord diagramAmAm     G chord diagramGG      F chord diagramFF             Dm chord diagramDmDm             Am chord diagramAmAm
He flew into her arms saying, "Betsy, I'm the man"
                G chord diagramGG      F chord diagramFF               C chord diagramCC                 Em chord diagramEmEm
Saying, "Betsy, I'm the young man, the cause of all your pain
    Am chord diagramAmAm          G chord diagramGG      F chord diagramFF                   Dm chord diagramDmDm          Am chord diagramAmAm     F chord diagramFF
But since we've met on Claudy Banks, we'll never part again"

Outro:
Am chord diagramAmAm C chord diagramCC F chord diagramFF  Am chord diagramAmAm C chord diagramCC F chord diagramFF  Am chord diagramAmAm G chord diagramGG F chord diagramFF
Am chord diagramAmAm C chord diagramCC F chord diagramFF  Am chord diagramAmAm C chord diagramCC F chord diagramFF  Am chord diagramAmAm G chord diagramGG F chord diagramFF

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