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Traffic guitar chords for John barleycorn must die

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I've included two versions of the song.  I'm not sure how different, if
at all, they are.  Hope this helps.

aqualung
greetings:
  someone asked for john barleycorn must die (as done by traffic),
so here it is (my first contribution :).  i don't yet have the tab
for it (just not that good at tabbing in real time, so i haven't
tried to figure it out), so if anyone out there wants to give it
a shot....

rhythm follows as below, strum to suit yourself.
 2      1      2      1      2      1      2      1      2      1
2      1

~title: john barleycorn must die,  as done by traffic    no capo


intro: same as the first line (twice?) w/ some finger stuff (tab is
tbd)

        A chord diagramA majorA             A chord diagramE minorEm            A chord diagramG MajorG      A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramE minorEm   ( tab 1   -  ->)
 there  were   three  ...

        A chord diagramA majorA             A chord diagramG MajorG      A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramE minorEm   ( tab 2   -  ->)
 their  for-   tunes  ...

        A chord diagramA majorA             A chord diagramE minorEm            A chord diagramG MajorG      A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramE minorEm   ( tab 1   -  ->)
 and    these  three  men    ...

        A chord diagramA majorA             A chord diagramG MajorG      A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramE minorEm   ( tab 2   -  ->)
 john   barley-       corn   ....

        A chord diagramG MajorG                    A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramE minorEm   ( no tab  -  ->)
they've plowed they've sewn...

        A chord diagramG MajorG             A chord diagramA majorA             B(4)  (sync. strum to end)  A chord diagramBB  B4
A chord diagramBB  B4  A chord diagramBB
 threw  clods  up-    on     ....

        A chord diagramA majorA             A chord diagramE minorEm            A chord diagramG MajorG      A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramE minorEm   ( tab 1   -  ->)
 and    these  three  men    ...

        A chord diagramA majorA             A chord diagramG MajorG      A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramE minorEm   ( tab 2   -  ->)
 john   barley-       corn   ...

(use intro tab (w/ flute :) for between verses filler)

  comments on the chords: B(4) is A chord diagramBsus4Bsus4 (224452) and i play the A chord diagramBB as an

A chord diagramA majorA two frets up (224442).  the strumming pattern for the A chord diagramBB chords is a
syncopated pattern.  listen to the song, it's easy to play...

  the rest of the verses follow the same pattern, and i don't have the
rest of the words (or the song to transcribe from) with me. :(

  comments?  please feel free to correct anything i botched and provide

                      John Barleycorn   (Traffic version)

    capo 7th fret  (chords relative)

    A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5      A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5      A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5


           A chord diagramD MajorD         A chord diagramA minorAm        A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG       A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    There were three men came ...
          A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5     A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    Their fortunes ...
          A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramA minorAm        A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    And these ...
         A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramA minorAm    A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5     A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    John Barleycorn ...
    A chord diagramC majorC                                    A chord diagramA minorAm       A chord diagramAm7Am7  A chord diagramA minorAm
    They've plowed, ...
           A chord diagramC majorC     A chord diagramD MajorD       A chord diagramEsus4Esus4         A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramEsus4Esus4 A chord diagramE MajorE
    Threw clods ...
        A chord diagramDmDm          A chord diagramA minorAm         A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    And these three men ...
         A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramA minorAm    A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    John ...

    A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5      A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5      A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5      A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5      A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5

           A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramA minorAm        A chord diagramC majorC     A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    They let him lie ...
               A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramA minorAm     A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5     A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    Till the rains from ...
          A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramA minorAm        A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG    A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    And little Sir John ...
         A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramA minorAm  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5     A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    And so amazed ...
    A chord diagramC majorC                        A chord diagramA minorAm  A chord diagramAm7Am7     A chord diagramA minorAm
    They let him ....
             A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramEsus4Esus4         A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramEsus4Esus4 A chord diagramE MajorE
    'til he looked both ....
        A chord diagramDmDm          A chord diagramA minorAm            A chord diagramC majorC       A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    And little Sir John's ...
         A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramA minorAm  A chord diagramG MajorG A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    And so become .....


    A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5      A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5      A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5      A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5      A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5


            A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramA minorAm        A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    They've hired men with ...
           A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramA minorAm  A chord diagramG MajorG  A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5     A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    To cut him off ...
          A chord diagramD MajorD              A chord diagramA minorAm      A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    They rolled him and ...
            A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramG MajorG    A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5     A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    Serving him most ....
    A chord diagramC majorC                       A chord diagramA minorAm    A chord diagramAm7Am7   A chord diagramA minorAm
    They've hired men with ...
           A chord diagramC majorC     A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramEsus4Esus4         A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramEsus4Esus4 A chord diagramE MajorE
    Who pricked him to ....
            A chord diagramDmDm            A chord diagramA minorAm         A chord diagramC majorC       A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    And the loader he has ...
              A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramA minorAm  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    For he's bound ...

    A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5      A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5      A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5      A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5      A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5


             A chord diagramD MajorD             A chord diagramA minorAm        A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramG MajorG       A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    They've wheeled him around ...
               A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramG MajorG  A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5     A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    'til they came ...
         A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramA minorAm     A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    And there they ...
         A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramG MajorG  A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5     A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    On poor John B...
    A chord diagramC majorC                            A chord diagramA minorAm  A chord diagramAm7Am7   A chord diagramA minorAm
    They've hired men ...
        A chord diagramC majorC       A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramEsus4Esus4         A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramEsus4Esus4 A chord diagramE MajorE
    to cut him skin ...
            A chord diagramDmDm             A chord diagramA minorAm         A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    And the miller he has ..
                A chord diagramD MajorD       A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramA minorAm  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    For he's ground him ....


    A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5      A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5      A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5      A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    A chord diagramD MajorD   A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5      A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5

          A chord diagramD MajorD         A chord diagramA minorAm           A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG      A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    And little Sir John and ....
            A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramA minorAm  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5     A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    And he's brandy ...
          A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramA minorAm          A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG MajorG      A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    And little Sir John and ...
         A chord diagramD MajorD           A chord diagramA minorAm   A chord diagramG MajorG  A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5     A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    Proved the stronges...
    A chord diagramC majorC                       A chord diagramA minorAm  A chord diagramAm7Am7   A chord diagramA minorAm
    The huntsman, he ...
           A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramEsus4Esus4         A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramEsus4Esus4 A chord diagramE MajorE
    Nor so loudly ...
            A chord diagramDmDm        A chord diagramA minorAm         A chord diagramC majorC       A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5   A chord diagramA minorAm A chord diagramA5A5
    And the Tinker he can't .....
            A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramA minorAm  A chord diagramG MajorG   A chord diagramA5A5
    Without a .....


CHORDS:
       EADGBE
A chord diagramEsus4Esus4  O222OO
A chord diagramA5A5     OO22OO  or A chord diagramAsus2Asus2
A chord diagramAm7Am7    OO2O1O

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