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June Tabor chords for No mans land flowers of the forest

No Mans Land Flowers Of The Forest chords by June Tabor

June Tabor chords for No mans land flowers of the forest

Guitar chords with lyrics

Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)

Difficulty: Novice


Verse:
      A chord diagramD MajorD                      A chord diagramG+G         A chord diagramE minorEm
Well, how do you do, Private William McBride
      A chord diagramA augmentedA                       A chord diagramG+G            A chord diagramA augmentedA
D'you mind if I sit here down by your graveside?
    A chord diagramD MajorD                      A chord diagramG+G           A chord diagramE minorEm
And rest for awhile in the warm summer sun
          A chord diagramA augmentedA                    A chord diagramG+G          A chord diagramD MajorD
I've been walking all day, and I'm nearly done
                                      A chord diagramE minorEm       A chord diagramG+G
And I see by your gravestone you were only nineteen
         A chord diagramA augmentedA                   A chord diagramG+G         A chord diagramD MajorD           A chord diagramA augmentedA
When you joined the glorious fallen in Nineteen Sixteen
        A chord diagramD MajorD                         A chord diagramE minorEm
Well, I hope you died quick and I hope you died clean
    A chord diagramA augmentedA                       A chord diagramG+G          A chord diagramD MajorD
Or, William McBride, was it slow and obscene?


Chorus:
         A chord diagramA augmentedA                              A chord diagramG+G               A chord diagramD MajorD
Did they beat the drum slowly, did they sound the pipes lowly?
        A chord diagramE minorEm                            A chord diagramA augmentedA            A chord diagramD MajorD
Did the rifles fire o'er thee as they lowered thee down?
        A chord diagramG+G                              A chord diagramA augmentedA
Did the bugles sing 'The Last Post' in chorus?
        A chord diagramG+G               A chord diagramE minorEm             A chord diagramA augmentedA  A chord diagramD MajorD
Did the pipes play the 'Flowers of the Forest'?


Verse:
                             A chord diagramG+G            A chord diagramE minorEm
And did thee leave wife or a sweetheart behind
   A chord diagramA augmentedA                         A chord diagramG+G        A chord diagramA augmentedA
In some loyal heart, is your memory enshrined?
A chord diagramD MajorD                            A chord diagramG+G           A chord diagramE minorEm
And, though you died back in Nineteen Sixteen
   A chord diagramA augmentedA                            A chord diagramG+G          A chord diagramD MajorD
To that faithful heart, are you always nineteen?
                                   A chord diagramE minorEm     A chord diagramG+G
Or are you just a stranger without even a name
   A chord diagramA augmentedA      A chord diagramG+G        A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA
Forever enclosed behind some glass pane
      A chord diagramD MajorD                        A chord diagramE minorEm
In an old photograph, torn and tattered and stained
    A chord diagramA augmentedA                     A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramD MajorD
And fading to yellow in a brown leather frame?

Chorus:
         A chord diagramA augmentedA                              A chord diagramG+G               A chord diagramD MajorD
Did they beat the drum slowly, did they sound the pipes lowly?
        A chord diagramE minorEm                            A chord diagramA augmentedA            A chord diagramD MajorD
Did the rifles fire o'er thee as they lowered thee down?
        A chord diagramG+G                              A chord diagramA augmentedA
Did the bugles sing 'The Last Post' in chorus?
        A chord diagramG+G               A chord diagramE minorEm             A chord diagramA augmentedA  A chord diagramD MajorD
Did the pipes play the 'Flowers of the Forest'?


Verse:
                                 A chord diagramG+G               A chord diagramE minorEm
The sun is shining down on these green fields of France
    A chord diagramA augmentedA                              A chord diagramG+G           A chord diagramA augmentedA
The warm wind blows gently and the red poppies dance
    A chord diagramD MajorD                          A chord diagramG+G         A chord diagramE minorEm
The trenches have vanished now under the plough
   A chord diagramA augmentedA                          A chord diagramG+G           A chord diagramD MajorD
No gas and no barbed-wire, no guns firing now
                                A chord diagramE minorEm             A chord diagramG+G
But here in this graveyard it's still No Man's Land
        A chord diagramA augmentedA                           A chord diagramG+G            A chord diagramA augmentedA
And the countless white crosses, in mute witness stand
   A chord diagramD MajorD                           A chord diagramE minorEm
To man's blind indifference to his fellow man
      A chord diagramA augmentedA                         A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramD MajorD
And a whole generation who were butchered and damned


Chorus:
         A chord diagramA augmentedA                              A chord diagramG+G               A chord diagramD MajorD
Did they beat the drum slowly, did they sound the pipes lowly?
        A chord diagramE minorEm                            A chord diagramA augmentedA            A chord diagramD MajorD
Did the rifles fire o'er thee as they lowered thee down?
        A chord diagramG+G                              A chord diagramA augmentedA
Did the bugles sing 'The Last Post' in chorus?
        A chord diagramG+G               A chord diagramE minorEm             A chord diagramA augmentedA  A chord diagramD MajorD
Did the pipes play the 'Flowers of the Forest'?


Verse:
                                 A chord diagramG+G        A chord diagramE minorEm
And I can't help but wonder now, Willie McBride
   A chord diagramA augmentedA                      A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramA augmentedA
Do all those who lie here know why they died?
        A chord diagramD MajorD                             A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramE minorEm
Did you really believe them when they told you 'The Cause'?
        A chord diagramA augmentedA                        A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramD MajorD
Did you really believe that this war would end wars?
                                     A chord diagramE minorEm         A chord diagramG+G
Well, the suffering, the sorrow, the glory, the shame
    A chord diagramA augmentedA            A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramD MajorD           A chord diagramA augmentedA
The killing, the dying, it was all done in vain
    A chord diagramD MajorD                      A chord diagramE minorEm
For Willie McBride, it all happened again
     A chord diagramA augmentedA                     A chord diagramG+G          A chord diagramD MajorD
And again, and again, and again, and again


Chorus:
         A chord diagramA augmentedA                              A chord diagramG+G               A chord diagramD MajorD
Did they beat the drum slowly, did they sound the pipes lowly?
        A chord diagramE minorEm                            A chord diagramA augmentedA            A chord diagramD MajorD
Did the rifles fire o'er thee as they lowered thee down?
        A chord diagramG+G                              A chord diagramA augmentedA
Did the bugles sing 'The Last Post' in chorus?
        A chord diagramG+G               A chord diagramE minorEm             A chord diagramA augmentedA  A chord diagramD MajorD
Did the pipes play the 'Flowers of the Forest'?


Outro:
N.C.
Did the bugles sing 'The Last Post' in chorus?
N.C.
Did the pipes play the 'Flowers of the Forest'?
ⓘ Guitar chords for 'No Mans Land Flowers Of The Forest' by June Tabor, a female folk artist from Warwick, GB. June Tabor was born in 1947.

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