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Sinéad O'Connor – Her Mantle So Green chords
[Intro] C F Dm Am Am F C F C C F C F C C G7 Am F Dm Am Am/F Am Am/G [Verse 1]C F Dm Am AmAs I went out walking, one morning in JuneF C F C CTo view the fair fields, and the valleys in bloom;F C F C CI spied a pretty fair maid, she a-ppeared like a queen,G7 Am F Dm AmWith - her costly fine robes and her mantle so green[Interlude] Am/F Am Am/G [Verse 2]C F Dm Am AmSays I, my pretty fair maid, won’t you come with me,F C F C CWe'll both join in wedlock, and married we'll be;F C F C CI will dress you in fine linen, you'll a-ppear like a queen,G7 Am F Dm AmWith - your costly fine robes and your mantle so green.[Interlude] Am/F Am Am/G [Verse 3]C F Dm Am AmSays she, now my young man, you must be ex-cused,F C F C CFor I'll wed with no man, so you must be re-fused;F C F C CTo the green woods I will wander and shun all men's viewG7 Am F Dm AmFor - the boy I love dearly lies in famed Water-loo.[Instrumental] C F Dm Am Am F C F C C F C F C C G7 Am F Dm Am Am/F Am Am/G [Verse 4]C F Dm Am AmWell, if you're not married, say your lover's nameF C F C CI fought in that battle, so I might know the same.F C F C CDraw near to my garment, and there you will seeG7 Am F Dm AmHis – name is em-broidered on my mantle so green.[Interlude] Am/F Am Am/G [Verse 5]C F Dm Am AmIn the ribbon of her mantle, there I did be-hold,F C F C CHis name and his surname, in letters of goldF C F C CYoung William O'Riley, a-ppeared in my viewG7 Am F Dm AmHe – was my chief comrade back in famed Water-loo[Interlude] Am/F Am Am/G [Verse 6]C F Dm Am AmAnd as he lay dying, I heard his last cryF C F C C’If you were here lovely Nancy I'd be willing to die’F C F C CAnd as I told her this story, in anguish she flew,G7 Am F Dm AmAnd - the more that I told her, the paler she grew[Interlude] Am/F Am Am/G [Verse 7]C F Dm Am AmSo I smiled on my Nancy, 'twas I broke your heart,F C F C CIn your fathers garden, that day we did partF C F C CAnd this is the truth, and the truth I de-clare,G7 Am F Dm AmOh – here's your love token the gold ring I wear