Decemberists Shanty For The Arethusa tab
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Artist:The Decemberists Song:Shanty for the Arethusa Album:Her Majesty Tabbed by:Anna Sattler (lucky69) email:email@example.com Em Bb F Em We set to sail on a packet full of spice, rum and tea-leaves. We've emptied out all the bars and the bowery hotels Em F# G G/B G Em Tell your daughters do not walk the streets alone tonight Em F# G E F# G B7 Tell your daughters do not walk the streets alone tonight B7 B7/A G Em (La da dum dum) Tell the tale of the jewess and the mandarin chinese boy He led her down from her gilded canopy of cloth. And through her blindfold she could make out the figures there before her And how the air was thick with incense, cardamom and myrrh B7 B7/A G C/G Em Em F# G So goodnight, boys, goodnight C/G B7 Say goodnight, boys, goodnight B7 B7/A G Em La da dum dum Em C G D B7 La da dum dum... We set to sail on a clipper that's bound for South Australia The weather's warm there, the natives are dark and nubile. But if you listen, quiet, you can hear the footsteps on the cross-trees The ghosts of sailors passed, their spectral bodies clinging to the shrouds. So goodnight, boys, goodnight Say goodnight, boys, goodnight B7 B7/A G Em La da dum dum Em C G D B7 (x2) Em La da dum dum...