Karla Bonoff - The Water Is Wide chords


Karla Bonoff
The Water Is Wide
(Traditional)


(She plays Drop D, but it gets kinda difficult with low chords such as G and F#m)


Intro: D  Gmaj7  Em7  Asus4
       D  Dsus4  D


G A D Gmaj7 Em7 Asus4 D Dsus4 DThe water is wide, I can't cross over
D A/C# Bm Bm/A G Em7 Asus4 AAnd neither have I wings to fly
A A/G F#m D7 G G/F# Em7Give me a boat that can carry two
F#m Em7 Asus4 A DAnd both shall row, my love and I
G A D Gmaj7 Em7 Asus4 D Dsus4 DOh, love is gentle and love is kind
D A/C# Bm Bm/A G Em7 Asus4 AThe sweetest flower when first it's new
A A/G F#m D7 G G/F# Em7but love grows old and waxes cold
Fm Em7 Asus4 Dand fades away like morning dew
[Solo with basically the same chords]
G A D Gmaj7 Em7 Asus4 D Dsus4 DThere is a ship and she sails the sea
D A/C# Bm Bm/A G Em7 Asus4 AShe's loaded deep as deep can be
A A/G F#m D7 G G/F# Em7But not as deep as the love I'm in
F#m Em7 Asus4 DI know not how I sink or swim
G A D Gmaj7 Em7 Asus4 D Dsus4 DThe water is wide, I can't cross over
D A/C# Bm Bm/A G Em7 Asus4 AAnd neither have I wings to fly
A A/G F#m D7 G G/F# Em7Give me a boat that can carry two
F#m Em7 Asus4 A DAnd both shall row, my love and I
G Asus4 A D Dsus4 DAnd both shall row, my love and I
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