Corries - The Bonnie Ship The Diamond chords

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BONNIE SHIP THE DIAMOND  Capo 2nd (optional)


     Am           Em
THE DIAMOND IS A SHIP MY LADS 
         Am                   Em
FOR THE DAVIES STRAITS WE ARE BOUND
     Am             Em              C      G       Am
THE QUAY IT IS ALL GARNISH-ED WITH BONNIE LASSIES ROUND
         Am                Em        Am             Em
CAPTAIN THOMPSON GIVES THE ORDER TO SAIL THE OCEAN WIDE
        Am              Em
FOR THE SUN THAT NEVER SETS MY LADS 
     C        G        Am
NOR DARKNESS DIMS THE SKY

         Am                                        
FOR ITS CHEER UP MY LADS LET YOUR HEARTS NEVER FAIL
         C               Em             C      G      Am
FOR THE BONNIE SHIP THE DIAMOND GOES A HUNTING FOR A WHALE


   Am              Em            Am            Em
ALONG THE QUAY AT PETERHEID THE LASSIES STAND AROON
Am               Em                 C          G     Am
PULLOVER PULLED ABOOT THEM AND THE SALT-TEARS RUNNIN DOON
 Am               Em                    Am             Em
DONT YOU WEEP MY BONNIE WEE LASS THOUGH YOU BE LEFT BEHIND
         Am                 Em
FOR THE ROSE WILL GROW ON GREENLANDS ICE 
   C        G         Am
BEFORE WE CHANGE OOR MINDS



HERES A HEALTH TAE THE RESOLUTION,  LIKEWISE THE ELIZA SWAN
THREE CHEERS FOR THE BATTLER O MONTROSE
AND THE DIAMOND, SHIP OF FAME
WE WEAR THE TROOSERS O THE WHITE & THE JACKETS O THE BLUE
WHEN WE GET GET TAE PETERHEID, WELL HAE SWEETHEARTS ANEW



IT WILL BE BRIGHT BY DAY AND NIGHT 
WHEN THE GREENLAND LADS COME HAME
OOR SHIP FILLED UP WI OIL MY LADS AND MONEY TAE OOR NAME
WELL MAKE THE CRADLES FOR TAE ROCK 
AND THE BLANKETS FOR TAE TEAR
AND EVERY LASS IN PETERHEID SING HUSH-A-BYE,  MY DEAR

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