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Misc Irish chords for The minstrel boy

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rbeach@emr1.emr.ca (Rick Beach) writes:

>	The subject line is the name of a movie (since I don't know the
>name of the song :-( ). The song is sung by Sean Connery and Michael
>Caine in the movie. I think it is an old Irish or Scottish war/glory/
>love/sacrifice ballad. It has a haunting melody and I would love to
>get chords and tab. Sorry if this is pretty vague :-(

>Rick
>rbeach@emr1.emr.ca

Here are the chords to the traditional Irish song, "The Minstrel Boy
to the War Has Gone"

(I just checked my songbook:  I _do_ have tab.  It will take me some
time (over the weekend, I think) to get it into machine-readable form
I'll be following this up then.)

THE MINSTREL BOY TO THE WAR HAS GONE

(Traditional)

    A chord diagramD MajorD                       A chord diagramA augmentedA   A chord diagramD MajorD
The minstrel boy to ...
       A chord diagramG+G     A chord diagramD MajorD                 A chord diagramA augmentedA    A chord diagramD MajorD
In the ranks of death ...
                             A chord diagramA augmentedA   A chord diagramD MajorD
His father's sword he ...
        A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramD MajorD            A chord diagramA augmentedA    A chord diagramD MajorD
And his wild harp ...

A chord diagramB minorBm    A chord diagramA augmentedA  A chord diagramG+G      A chord diagramA augmentedA        A chord diagramG+G  A chord diagramA augmentedA    A chord diagramD MajorD
"Land of song," said the ...
        A chord diagramG+G               A chord diagramA augmentedA    A chord diagramD MajorD
"Though all the world ...
                             A chord diagramA augmentedA     A chord diagramD MajorD
One sword at least thy ....
    A chord diagramG+G                     A chord diagramA augmentedA      A chord diagramD MajorD
One faithDful heart ....


The minstrel fell, but .....

And said, "No chain shall .....
--
                        | ELYOT:   Nasty insistent little tune.
-- Alan Bostick         | AMANDA:  Extraordinary how potent cheap music is.
   abostick@netcom.com  | Noel Coward, PRIVATE LIVES
finger for PGP public key
Key fingerprint 50 22 FB 46 41 A3 17 9D A chord diagramF7F7 33 E1 4E 1C 89 79

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