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Townes Van Zandt chords for Our mother the mountain

Our Mother The Mountain chords by Townes Van Zandt

Townes Van Zandt chords for Our mother the mountain

Guitar chords with lyrics

Intro:
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Verse 1:
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My lover comes to me with a rose on her bosom
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The moon's dancin' purple all through her black hair
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And a lady's in waiting she'll stand 'neath my window
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And the sun will rise soon on the false and the fair
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Sing a-too a-loor-a-lie-o


Verse 2:
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She tells me she comes from my mother the mountain
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Her skin fits her tightly and her lips do not lie
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She silently slips from her throat a medallion
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Slowly she twirls it in front of my eyes
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Sing a-too a-loor-a-lie-o


Verse 3:
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I watch her, I love her, I long for to touch her
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The satin she's wearin' is shimmering blue
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Outside my window her ladies are sleeping
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My dog's a-gone hunting, the howling is through
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Sing a-too a-loor-a-lie-o


Verse 4:
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So I reach for her hand and her eyes turn to poison
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And her hair turns to splinters and her flesh turns to brine
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She leaps 'cross the room, she stands in the window
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And screams that my first-born will surely be blind
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Sing a-too a-loor-a-lie-o


Verse 5:
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Then she throws herself out to the black of the nightfall
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She's parted her lips, but she makes not a sound
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I fly down the stairway and I run to the garden
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No trace of my true love is there to be found
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Sing a-too a-loor-a-lie-o


Verse 6:
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So walk these hills lightly and watch who you're lovin'
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By mother the mountain, I swear that it's true
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And love not a woman with hair black as midnight
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And a dress made of satin all shimmering blue
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Sing a-too a-loor-a-lie-o


Verse 7:
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Oh my lover comes to me with a rose on her bosom
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The moon's dancing purple all through her black hair
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And a lady's in waiting, she'll stand 'neath my window
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ⓘ Guitar chords for 'Our Mother The Mountain' by Townes Van Zandt, a male artist from Fort Worth. Townes Van Zandt was born in 1944. He passed away in 1997.

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