Chris De Burgh – Rose Of England tab

                                          Artist - Chris de Burgh
                                          Song - Rose Of England
                                        Album - The Road To Freedom

There is 2 guitars in this, A 12 string and A 6 string acoustic.
12 string comes in first.

12 String Picking Hear my voice and listen well****************** Em G[-------------------------------------------------------|------------3-----][---8---------8-----------------8-----------------8-----|--------------3---][-9---9-----9---9---------9---9---9---------9---9---9---|-----4---4------4-][-------9---------9-----9---9-------9-----9---9-------9-|---5---5----------][---------------------7-----------------7---------------|------------------][-------------------------------------------------------|-3----------------]
A C D Em G [-----------5-----|---------|---5-----|-----------------|---------3--------][-------------5---|-----5---|-----5---|---------8-------|-----------3---3--][-----6---6-----6-|-------5-|-7-----7-|-----9-----9---9-|-----4-------4----][---7---7---------|---5-----|---------|---9---9-----9---|---5---5----------][-----------------|-3-------|---------|-7---------------|------------------][-5---------------|---------|---------|-----------------|-3----------------]
A C D[---------5-------|---------|---5-----|--Continue with --------------------][-----------5---5-|-----5---|-----5---|----12 sting------------------------][-----6-------6---|-------5-|-7-----7-|------throughout the ---------------][---7---7---------|---5-----|---------|--------song-with above picking-----][-----------------|-3-------|---------|------------------------------------][-5---------------|---------|---------|-6 string comes in here, see below--]
6 String Guitar*************** Em She was loverly G[---------0----------------0----------------0-------|---------3------------][-----0-------0--------0-------0--------0-------0---|-----0-------0--------][-------0---0---0--------0---0---0--------0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0------][---2----------------2----------------2-------------|----------------------][---------------------------------------------------|----------------------][-0----------------0----------------0---------------|-3--------------------]
A C D Em G[-----------------|---------|-----2---|---------0-------|----------3-------][-----------2-----|-------1-|-------3-|-----0-------0---|------0-------0---][-----2---2---2---|-----0---|---2-----|-------0---0---0-|----0---0---0---0-][---2---2-------2-|---2-----|-0-------|---2-------------|------------------][-0---------------|-3-------|---------|-----------------|------------------][-----------------|---------|---------|-0---------------|-3----------------]
A C D[-----------------|---------|-----2---|-Just continue ----------------][-----------2-----|-------1-|-------3-|----with both guitars picking--][-----2---2---2---|-----0---|---2-----|------------Ad Lib-------------][---2---2-------2-|---2-----|-0-------|-------------------------------][-0---------------|-3-------|---------|-------------------------------][-----------------|---------|---------|-------------------------------]
Rose Of England **************** Verse 1 ******** Em G A C D Hear my voice and listen well, and a story I will tell, Em G A C How duty brought a broken heart, and why a love so strong Em Must fall apart; Verse 2 ******** Em G A C D She was lovely, she was fine, daughter of a royal line, Em G A C D Em He, no equal, but for them it mattered little for they were in love; -------------------------------------------------------------------- Chorus ******* C G D Em Rose of England, sweet and fair, shining with the sun, C G Am Rose of England, have a care, for where the thorn is, C D Em There the blood will run; C D Em C D Em Oh my heart, oh my heart; -------------------------------------------------------------------- Verse 3 ******** Em G A C D Through the summer days and nights, stolen kisses and delights Em G A Would thrill their hearts and fill their dreams with all emotions C D Em That true love can bring; Verse 4 ******** Em G A C D But black of mourning came one day, when her sister passed away, Em G A C D Em And many said on bended knee, she has gone, you must be our Queen; --------------------------------------------------------------------- Chorus ******* --------------------------------------------------------------------- Verse 5 ******** Em G A C D To the abbey she did ride, with her lover by her side, Em G A When they heard the church bells ring, she was Queen C D Em And one day, he'd be King; Verse 6 ******** Em G A C D But men of malice, men of hate, protesting to her chambers came, Em G A A foreign prince will have your hand, for he'll bring peace C D Em And riches to our land; -------------------------------------------------------------------- Change Key *********** A Em She said, "Do you tell me that I cannot wed the one I love A Em D Em Do you tell me that I am not mistress of my heart C D Em C D Em Ooh Aah Verse 7 ******** Em G A C D And so with heavy weight of life she kissed her lover one last time, Em G A C D Em This land I wed, and no man comes, for if I cannot have you, I'll have none; --------------------------------------------------------------------- Chorus ******* --------------------------------------------------------------------- Keyboard ********* C G D Em C G D Em C D Em C D Em A Nice Tune.......Enjoy..
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