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Steve Winwood guitar chords for John barleycorn must die acoustic

John Barleycorn Must Die Acoustic chords by Steve Winwood

Steve Winwood guitar chords for John barleycorn must die acoustic

Guitar chords with lyrics

Capo 7th fret


INTRO:
A chord diagramAsus2Asus2 (arpeggiated down and up)
|A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramG+G Am-Asus2 Am-Asus2|
|A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramG+G Am-Asus2 Am-Asus2|

VERSE 1:
A chord diagramD MajorD                A chord diagramA minorAm       A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramG+G      A chord diagramA minorAm
There were three men came out of the west,
A chord diagramD MajorD     A chord diagramC majorC        A chord diagramG+G      Am-Asus2 Am-Asus2
Their fortunes for to try.
A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA minorAm  A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramG+G      Am-Asus2-Am
And these three men made a solemn oath,
A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramG+G    Am-Asus2 Am-Asus2
John Barleycorn must die.


CHORUS 1:
A chord diagramC majorC                 A chord diagramG+G                     A chord diagramA minorAm
They've ploughed, they've sewn, they've harrowed him in,
      A chord diagramC majorC       A chord diagramD MajorD      Esus4-E
Threw clods upon his head.
A chord diagramDmDm              A chord diagramA minorAm  A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramG+G      Am-Asus2-Am
And these three men made a solemn oath,
A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramG+G   Am-Asus2 Am-Asus2
John Barleycorn was dead.


INSTRUMENTAL 1:
|A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramG+G Am-Asus2 Am-Asus2|
|A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramG+G Am-Asus2 Am-Asus2|
|A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramG+G Am-Asus2 Am-Asus2|
|A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramG+G Am-Asus2 Am-Asus2|


VERSE 2:
A chord diagramD MajorD                A chord diagramA minorAm       A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramG+G    A chord diagramA minorAm
They've let him lie for a very long time,
A chord diagramD MajorD              A chord diagramC majorC        A chord diagramG+G      Am-Asus2-Am
Till the rains from heaven did fall.
A chord diagramD MajorD              A chord diagramA minorAm   A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramG+G      Am-Asus2-Am
And little Sir John sprung up his head,
A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramG+G    Am-Asus2-Am
and so amazed them all.


CHORUS 2:
A chord diagramC majorC               A chord diagramG+G             A chord diagramA minorAm
They've let him stand till Midsummer's Day,
     A chord diagramC majorC              A chord diagramD MajorD        Esus4-E
Till he looked both pale and wan.
A chord diagramDmDm              A chord diagramA minorAm  A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramG+G      Am-Asus2-Am
And these three men made a solemn oath,
A chord diagramD MajorD       A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramG+G     Am-Asus2-Am
On poor John Barleycorn.


INSTRUMENTAL 2:
|A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramG+G Am-Asus2 Am-Asus2|
|A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramG+G Am-Asus2 Am-Asus2|
|A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramG+G Am-Asus2 Am-Asus2|
|A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramG+G Am-Asus2 Am-Asus2|


VERSE 3:
A chord diagramD MajorD                 A chord diagramA minorAm       A chord diagramC majorC       A chord diagramG+G  A chord diagramA minorAm
They've hired men with the scythes so sharp,
A chord diagramD MajorD          A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramG+G   Am-Asus2-Am
To cut him off at the knee.
A chord diagramD MajorD                      A chord diagramA minorAm       A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG+G   Am-Asus2-Am
They've rolled him and tied him by the waist,
A chord diagramD MajorD                A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG+G     Am-Asus2-Am
Serving him most barbarously.


CHORUS 3:
A chord diagramC majorC                 A chord diagramG+G        A chord diagramA minorAm
They've hired men with the sharp pitchforks,
    A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramD MajorD      Esus4-E
Who pricked him to the heart.
A chord diagramDmDm             A chord diagramA minorAm     A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramG+G         Am-Asus2-Am
And the loader he has served him worse than that,
A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramG+G      Am-Asus2-Am
For he's bound him to the cart.


INSTRUMENTAL 3:
|A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramG+G Am-Asus2 Am-Asus2|
|A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramG+G Am-Asus2 Am-Asus2|
|A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramG+G Am-Asus2 Am-Asus2|
|A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramG+G Am-Asus2 Am-Asus2|


VERSE 4:
A chord diagramD MajorD                   A chord diagramA minorAm         A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramG+G   A chord diagramA minorAm
They've wheeled him around and around the field,
A chord diagramD MajorD         A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramG+G      Am-Asus2-Am
Till they came unto a barn.
A chord diagramD MajorD              A chord diagramA minorAm     A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG+G   Am-Asus2-Am
And there they made a solemn oath,
A chord diagramD MajorD            A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG+G  Am-Asus2-Am
On poor John Barleycorn.


CHORUS 4:
A chord diagramC majorC                 A chord diagramG+G        A chord diagramA minorAm
They've hired men with the crab-tree sticks,
    A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramD MajorD    Esus4-E
To cut him skin from bone.
A chord diagramDmDm                    A chord diagramA minorAm         A chord diagramC majorC     A chord diagramG+G    Am-Asus2-Am
And the miller he has served him worse than that,
A chord diagramD MajorD                   A chord diagramC majorC       A chord diagramG+G   Am-Asus2-Am
For he's ground him between two stones.


INSTRUMENTAL 4:
|A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramG+G Am-Asus2 Am-Asus2|
|A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramG+G Am-Asus2 Am-Asus2|
|A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramG+G Am-Asus2 Am-Asus2|(Mmm-oooh)
|A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramG+G Am-Asus2 Am-Asus2|(Who-oooh)


VERSE 5:
A chord diagramD MajorD                   A chord diagramA minorAm      A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramG+G     A chord diagramA minorAm
And little Sir John and the nut-brown bowl,
    A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramD MajorD    Esus4-E
And he s brandy in the glass.
A chord diagramD MajorD                   A chord diagramA minorAm      A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramG+G     Am-Asus2-Am
And little Sir John and the nut-brown bowl,
A chord diagramD MajorD                A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramG+G      Am-Asus2-Am
Proved the strongest man at last.


CHORUS 5 & CODA:
A chord diagramC majorC                      A chord diagramG+G        A chord diagramA minorAm
The huntsman, he can't hunt the fox,
    A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramD MajorD        Esus4-E
Nor so loudly to blow his horn.
A chord diagramDmDm             A chord diagramA minorAm       A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramG+G          Am-Asus2-Am
And the tinker he can't mend kettle nor pots,
A chord diagramD MajorD         A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramG+G     A chord diagramA minorAm  (Slowed tempo, arpeggio and fade, on last line)
Without a little Barleycorn.


[End]


Notes.
1. This version has particular quirks that are unique, as it is a solo acoustic performance.
2. Traffic s original album  John Barleycorn Must Die? featuring  John Barleycorn (Must Die)?
was released forty-five years ago in July, 1970.

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