Bert Jansch Travelling Man chords
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I first heard this song yesterday, and I loved it so much I had to learn it. So I did, then I put it up here. It probably isn't perfect, but it sounds good enough to me. The strumming pattern is pretty simple, you should be able to figure something out from listening to the song. Intro: D Em G D x2 A A7sus2 First verse: D Em I'm a travelling man a-moving F#m G You name it I've been there A G/B A Em7 And night and day I strive to sell my wares, now... D Em Got nothing I can show you F#m G And nothing you can wear A G/B A Em7 But hang around a while and lend an ear, now... Bm F#m While travellin' on a freight-train G A On the Rocky Island line Bm F#m My young love said to me G A My mother she don't mind Em F#m Through twelve gates of the city G A7 I came into my prime D Em G D I was singing songs of wild mountain thyme Repeat intro: D Em G D Second verse: D Em Sing little birdie F#m G From the greenwood side-e-o A G/B A Em7 Where the trees they do grow high, come say hello, now... D Em Summer is a-coming F#m G And I'm standing on the shore A G/B A Em7 And where I'm bound, oh Lord I can't be sure, now... Bm F#m From the Arizona dustbowl G A Out to Van Diemons land Bm F#m To the North-West Passage snowbound G A Where Lord Franklin made his stand Em F#m While high above I'm singing G A7 With my guitar in my hand D Em G D And I'm thinking about one tiny grain of sand Repeat intro: D Em G D Third verse: D Em If anyone should ask me F#m G If I be a rambling boy A G/B A Em7 The sporting life I know I have enjoyed D Em Met a lady from Louisville F#m G A-pleasing to my mind A G/B A Em7 She took my hand and said, would you please be kind Bm F#m And from the foggy dew I stumbled G A Into a shady grove Bm F#m Where the redbird sang his sweet song G A He sang of careless love Em F#m And the bells of Rhymney ringing out G A7 And brought the people round D Em G D Saying welcome to your friendly travelling man D Em G D Welcome to your friendly travelling man Outro: D Em G D A A D A great song by a great artist! Seeing as I like this guy quite a lot, more Bert Jansch tunes might come up in the future.