Scarecrow chords with lyrics by June Tabor - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

June Tabor – Scarecrow chords

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Haunting, sinister, heartfelt. A lesson in understatement.

Standard tuning capo 2

Chords
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F	132200
Cmaj7	x32000
Am(2)	x07550
Am	x02210
Em	075000

Introduction
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Cmaj7   F   Am(2)   Em   F   
Cmaj7   F   Am(2)  Em   F

Verse 1
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Cmaj7 FAs I walked out one summer's morn
Am(2) Em FSaw a scarecrow tied to a pole in a field of corn
Cmaj7 FHis coat was black and his head was bare
Am(2) Em FWhen the wind shook him the crows took up into the air
Refrain 1 =========
Am G /Gb EmAh, would you lay me down and love me
Am G /Gb Em FAh, would you lay me down and love me if you could
Cmaj7 FBut you're only a bag of rags in an over-all
Am(2) Em FThat the wind sways and the crows fly away and the corn grows tall
Verse 2 =======
Cmaj7 FAs I walked out on a winter's day
Am(2) Em FSaw an old man hanging from a pole in a field of clay
Cmaj7 FHis coat was gone and his head hung low
Am(2) Em FTill the wind flung it up to look, wrung his neck and let it go
Refrain 2 =========
Am G /Gb EmHow could you lay me down and love me
Am G /Gb Em FHow could you lay me down and love me now
Cmaj7 FFor you're only a bag of bones in an overall
Am(2) Em FThat the wind blows and the kids throw stones at the thing on the pole
Verse 3 =======
Cmaj7 FAs I walked out one fine spring day
Am(2) Em FSaw twelve jolly guards sticked out in the blue and the gold so gay
Cmaj7 FOnto a stake they tied a child new-born
Am(2) Em FThen the bells were rung and the songs were sung and they sold their corn
Refrain 3 =========
Am G /Gb EmNow you can lay me down and love me
Am G /Gb Em FNow you can lay me down and love me if you will
Cmaj7 FBut you're only a bag of rags in an over-all
Am(2) Em FBut the wind blew and the sun shone to and the corn grew tall
= inst = Cmaj7 F Am(2) Em F Cmaj7 F Am(2) Em F Am G /Gb Em Am G /Gb Em F Cmaj7 F Am(2) Em F End ===
Cmaj7 FAs I walked out one summer's morn
Am(2) Em FSaw a scarecrow tied to a pole in a field of corn
----------------------------------------- I hope I've done it justice! Kevin O'Brien Watford England October 2011 watfordkev@gmail.com
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