The Water Is Wide by The Seekers

The Water Is Wide chords by The Seekers

Guitar chords with lyrics

Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)

Intro:
G   C  G

Verse:
         C       G   C G
The water is wide, I can't cross o'er
    D Em C        D
Nor do I have light wings to fly
      Bm         Em  C
Build me a boat that can carry two
        D  D7      G
And both shall row, my love and I

Verse:
        C       G  C G
A ship there is and sails the sea
     D  Em  C      D
She's loaded deep, as deep can be
      Bm          Em  C
But not so deep as the love I'm in
        D  D7     G
And I know not how, I sink or swim

Instrumental:
G  C G  Em C D
D Bm  Em C D D7 G

Verse:
         C      G   C G
When love is young and love is fine
     D Em C        D
It's like a gem when first it's new
        Bm      Em  C
But love grows old and waxes cold
      D D7        G
And fades away like the morning dew

Verse:
         C       G   C G
The water is wide, I can't cross o'er
    D Em C        D
Nor do I have light wings to fly
      Bm         Em  C
Build me a boat that can carry two
        D  D7      G C G
And both shall row, my love and I______

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