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Loreena Mckennitt guitar chords for Standing stones

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  • Capo on 4th
Tuning: Standard (E chord diagramEE A chord diagramAA D chord diagramDD G chord diagramGG B chord diagramBB E chord diagramEE)

Difficulty: Novice

Intro:
Em chord diagramEmEm   C chord diagramCC   D chord diagramDD   Em chord diagramEmEm   C chord diagramCC   D chord diagramDD
Em chord diagramEmEm   C chord diagramCC   D chord diagramDD   Em chord diagramEmEm   C chord diagramCC   D chord diagramDD
Em chord diagramEmEm  D chord diagramDD  Em chord diagramEmEm  C chord diagramCC  Em chord diagramEmEm  D chord diagramDD  Em chord diagramEmEm  C chord diagramCC

Verse:
   Em chord diagramEmEm           D chord diagramDD      C chord diagramCC      G chord diagramGG            Am chord diagramAmAm        G/B chord diagramG/BG/B    C chord diagramCC
In one of these lonely Orkney Isles, there dwelled a maiden fair
    Em chord diagramEmEm          D chord diagramDD        C chord diagramCC         G chord diagramGG             Am chord diagramAmAm      G/B chord diagramG/BG/B     C chord diagramCC
Her cheeks were red, her eyes were blue, she had yellow, curling hair
      Em chord diagramEmEm         D chord diagramDD       G chord diagramGG        D chord diagramDD         Em chord diagramEmEm            C chord diagramCC
Which caught the eye and then the heart, of one who could never be
  Em chord diagramEmEm    D chord diagramDD     C chord diagramCC      G chord diagramGG       Am chord diagramAmAm     G/B chord diagramG/BG/B     C chord diagramCC
A chord diagramAA lover of so true a maid or fair a form as she

Verse:
 Em chord diagramEmEm        D chord diagramDD       C chord diagramCC   G chord diagramGG              Am chord diagramAmAm        G/B chord diagramG/BG/B       C chord diagramCC
Across the lake in Sandwick dwelled a youth she held most true
    Em chord diagramEmEm   D chord diagramDD         C chord diagramCC    G chord diagramGG         Am chord diagramAmAm            G/B chord diagramG/BG/B     C chord diagramCC
And ever since her infancy he had watched these eyes so blue
    Em chord diagramEmEm        D chord diagramDD     G chord diagramGG      D chord diagramDD           Em chord diagramEmEm     C chord diagramCC
The land runs out into the sea, it's a narrow neck of land
      Em chord diagramEmEm        D chord diagramDD        C chord diagramCC        G chord diagramGG            Am chord diagramAmAm     G/B chord diagramG/BG/B        C chord diagramCC
Where weird and grim the Standing Stones, in a circle where they stand

Instrumental:
Em chord diagramEmEm  D chord diagramDD  Em chord diagramEmEm  C chord diagramCC  Em chord diagramEmEm  D chord diagramDD  Em chord diagramEmEm  C chord diagramCC

Verse:
    Em chord diagramEmEm    D chord diagramDD         C chord diagramCC         G chord diagramGG         Am chord diagramAmAm     G/B chord diagramG/BG/B      C chord diagramCC
One bonny moonlight Christmas Eve, they met at that sad place
         Em chord diagramEmEm       D chord diagramDD         C chord diagramCC        G chord diagramGG         Am chord diagramAmAm      G/B chord diagramG/BG/B    C chord diagramCC
With her heart in glee, the beams of love were shining on her face
         Em chord diagramEmEm    D chord diagramDD           G chord diagramGG           D chord diagramDD          Em chord diagramEmEm     C chord diagramCC
When her lover came and he grasped her hand, what loving words they said
     Em chord diagramEmEm        D chord diagramDD        C chord diagramCC     G chord diagramGG       Am chord diagramAmAm          G/B chord diagramG/BG/B         C chord diagramCC
They talked of future's happy days as through the stones they strayed

Verse:
     Em chord diagramEmEm       D chord diagramDD        C chord diagramCC       G chord diagramGG         Am chord diagramAmAm         G/B chord diagramG/BG/B          C chord diagramCC
They walked toward the lovers' stone and through it passed their hands
     Em chord diagramEmEm       D chord diagramDD       C chord diagramCC        G chord diagramGG             Am chord diagramAmAm        G/B chord diagramG/BG/B       C chord diagramCC
They plighted there a constant troth, sealed by love's steadfast bands
   Em chord diagramEmEm         D chord diagramDD        G chord diagramGG       D chord diagramDD            Em chord diagramEmEm          C chord diagramCC
He kissed his maid and then he watched her, that lonely bridge go o'er
    Em chord diagramEmEm      D chord diagramDD      C chord diagramCC      G chord diagramGG                  Am chord diagramAmAm      G/B chord diagramG/BG/B     C chord diagramCC
For little, little did he think, he wouldn't see his darling more

Chorus:
Em chord diagramEmEm       C chord diagramCC             D chord diagramDD      Em chord diagramEmEm
Standing Stones of the Orkney Isles
       C chord diagramCC      D chord diagramDD
Gazing out to sea
Em chord diagramEmEm       C chord diagramCC             D chord diagramDD      Em chord diagramEmEm
Standing Stones of the Orkney Isles
         C chord diagramCC       D chord diagramDD
Bring my love to me

Instrumental:
Em chord diagramEmEm  D chord diagramDD  Em chord diagramEmEm  C chord diagramCC  Em chord diagramEmEm  D chord diagramDD  Em chord diagramEmEm  C chord diagramCC

Verse:
   Em chord diagramEmEm         D chord diagramDD      C chord diagramCC        G chord diagramGG          Am chord diagramAmAm          G/B chord diagramG/BG/B   C chord diagramCC
He turned his face toward his home, that home he did never see
    Em chord diagramEmEm        D chord diagramDD        C chord diagramCC    G chord diagramGG   Am chord diagramAmAm     G/B chord diagramG/BG/B     C chord diagramCC
And you shall have the story as it was told to me
       Em chord diagramEmEm    D chord diagramDD       G chord diagramGG       D chord diagramDD      Em chord diagramEmEm     C chord diagramCC
When a form upon him sprang, with a dagger gleaming bright
   Em chord diagramEmEm          D chord diagramDD             C chord diagramCC     G chord diagramGG          Am chord diagramAmAm         G/B chord diagramG/BG/B    C chord diagramCC
It pierced his heart and his dying screams disturbed the silent night

Instrumental:
Em chord diagramEmEm   C chord diagramCC   D chord diagramDD   Em chord diagramEmEm   C chord diagramCC   D chord diagramDD
Em chord diagramEmEm   C chord diagramCC   D chord diagramDD   Em chord diagramEmEm   C chord diagramCC   D chord diagramDD
Em chord diagramEmEm  D chord diagramDD  Em chord diagramEmEm  C chord diagramCC

Verse:
    Em chord diagramEmEm       D chord diagramDD      C chord diagramCC           G chord diagramGG                 Am chord diagramAmAm       G/B chord diagramG/BG/B  C chord diagramCC
The maid had nearly reached her home when she was startled by a cry
    Em chord diagramEmEm        D chord diagramDD     C chord diagramCC        G chord diagramGG        Am chord diagramAmAm       G/B chord diagramG/BG/B      C chord diagramCC
She turned to look around her and her love was standing by
    Em chord diagramEmEm       D chord diagramDD        G chord diagramGG      D chord diagramDD          Em chord diagramEmEm         C chord diagramCC
His hand was pointing to the stars, his eyes gazed at the light
    Em chord diagramEmEm     D chord diagramDD       C chord diagramCC     G chord diagramGG        Am chord diagramAmAm       G/B chord diagramG/BG/B      C chord diagramCC
And with a smiling countenance he vanished from her sight

Verse:
    Em chord diagramEmEm      D chord diagramDD          C chord diagramCC        G chord diagramGG          Am chord diagramAmAm      G/B chord diagramG/BG/B      C chord diagramCC
She quickly turned and home she ran, not a word of this was said
    Em chord diagramEmEm       D chord diagramDD       C chord diagramCC          G chord diagramGG             Am chord diagramAmAm       G/B chord diagramG/BG/B      C chord diagramCC
For well she knew at seeing his form that her faithful love was dead
    Em chord diagramEmEm        D chord diagramDD       G chord diagramGG      D chord diagramDD          Em chord diagramEmEm         C chord diagramCC
And from that day she pined away, not a smile seen on her face
     Em chord diagramEmEm           D chord diagramDD        C chord diagramCC       G chord diagramGG         Am chord diagramAmAm   G/B chord diagramG/BG/B      C chord diagramCC
With outstretched arms she went to meet him, in a brighter place

Chorus:
Em chord diagramEmEm       C chord diagramCC             D chord diagramDD      Em chord diagramEmEm
Standing Stones of the Orkney Isles
       C chord diagramCC      D chord diagramDD
Gazing out to sea
Em chord diagramEmEm       C chord diagramCC             D chord diagramDD      Em chord diagramEmEm
Standing Stones of the Orkney Isles
         C chord diagramCC       D chord diagramDD
Bring my love to me

Chorus:
Em chord diagramEmEm       C chord diagramCC             D chord diagramDD      Em chord diagramEmEm
Standing Stones of the Orkney Isles
       C chord diagramCC      D chord diagramDD
Gazing out to sea
Em chord diagramEmEm       C chord diagramCC             D chord diagramDD      Em chord diagramEmEm
Standing Stones of the Orkney Isles
         C chord diagramCC       D chord diagramDD
Bring my love to me

Outro:
Em chord diagramEmEm  C chord diagramCC  D chord diagramDD   Em chord diagramEmEm  C chord diagramCC  D chord diagramDD
Em chord diagramEmEm  C chord diagramCC  D chord diagramDD   Em chord diagramEmEm  C chord diagramCC  D chord diagramDD
Em chord diagramEmEm   C chord diagramCC   D chord diagramDD   Em chord diagramEmEm   C chord diagramCC   D chord diagramDD

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