Melanie - Lay Down chords version 1

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Lay Down:Melanie.
Album - Candles In The Rain - Edwin Hawkins
Singers did back up and chorus.
Single - #1 in Australia, #1 in Canada & #3 in USA
in 1970.

CHORUS:
G D F G DLay down, lay down, lay it all down..let your white birds smile
F Gat the ones who stand and frown.
G D F G DLay down, lay down, lay it all down..let your white birds smile
F Emat the ones who stand and frown.
#1.
Em D Em DWe were so close, there was no room, we bled inside each
Emother's wounds.
Em D Em DWe all had caught the same disease..and we all sang, the songs
Emof peace.
CHORUS:
G D F G DLay down, lay down, lay it all down..let your white birds smile
F Gat the ones who stand and frown.
G D F G DLay down, lay down, lay it all down..let your white birds smile
F Emat the ones who stand and frown.
#2.
D A Em G So, raise the candles high, cause if you don't, we could stay
D A Emblack against the night.
D A Em GOh, raise them higher again, and if you do we could stay
D A Emdry against the rain.
CHORUS:
G D F G DLay down, lay down, lay it all down..let your white birds smile up
F Gat the ones who stand and frown.
G D F G DLay down, lay down, lay it all down..let your white birds smile up
F Emat the ones who stand and frown.
#3.
Em D Em DWe were so close, there was no room, we bled inside each
Emother's wounds.
Em D Em DWe all had caught the same disease..and we all sang, the songs
Emof peace.
D Em D EmSome came to sing, some came to pray..some came to keep the dark away.
#4.
D A Em G So, raise the candles high, cause if you don't, we could stay
D A Emblack against the night.
D A Em GOh, raise them higher again, and if you do we could stay
D A Emdry against the rain.
CHORUS:
G D F G DLay down, lay down, lay it all down..let your white birds smile up
F Gat the ones who stand and frown.
G D F G DLay down, lay down, lay it all down..let your white birds smile up
F Emat the ones who stand and frown.
CHORUS:
G D F G DLay down, lay down, lay it all down..let your white birds smile up
F Gat the ones who stand and frown.
G D F G DLay down, lay down, lay it all down..let your white birds smile up
F Emat the ones who stand and frown.
OUTRO:
G D F G DLay down, lay down, lay it all down..let your white birds smile up
F Emat the ones who stand and frown.
A seventies smash from Kraziekhat.
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