Roger Whittaker – Darcy The Dragon chords

Darcy The Dragon                                              
Roger Whittaker

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D BmChristmas was coming and Darcy the Dragon was thinking what he should do
F#m Bm Em G Em A DGo through the forest and into the village to pick up a gift or two
D BmFor through the forest dear Darcy had friends that he loved very much
F#m Bm Em G Em A DHe thought it'd be fine at Christmas time to give each a present or such
D C D C DBut Darcy'd forgotten the very thing that makes a dragon unique
D C D C DUnlike a horse a dragon of course breathes fire whenever he speaks
Bm Em Am Bm AmOff to town dear Darcy went, but woe is me, oh lament
Bm Em Am Bm C DBefore a dragon penny was spent he'd started a tiny fire
He said he was sorry our Darcy did, he helped put the fire out The folks forgave him for he'd been kind and off he went looking about Into the toy shop did Darcy go with thoughts of his forest friends "I'll buy each a game!" he said with a flame and the second fire, it was then And this time, when the fire was out villagers charged along Pursuing Darcy with angry shouts, "Be off! Away! Be gone!" Poor Darcy sparked, "No harm I meant", but from the village, he was sent and woe is me and oh lament, no presents for his friends Darcy was sad as he sat at the edge of the forest by and by No gifts would he have to offer his friends, a tear rolled from his eye A storm did gather and soon did hit t'was a mighty wind that blew And Christmas snow did whirl and blow and he wondered what to do? As Darcy let out with a dragon's cry he opened his mouth so wide that the wind and snow went right down his throat and put out the fire inside When Darcy realized the fire was out, first a whisper, then a shout and a laugh to know that he could speak without starting another fire But now it was late on the Christmas Eve he was up and off with a roar He raced to the village and he cried out, "My fire, he am no more!" From shop to shop he then did go in each he made his choice Darcy was treated so kindly now, no need to fear his voice The villagers came to the edge of town and Darcy waved goodbye "Come back again if ever you can!" they said and he said that he'd try "Merry Christmas!" all did say as to the woods he made his way "Tomorrow will be Christmas Day and a Merry Christmas to thee!"
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