Macphersons Rant chords with lyrics by Trail West - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Trail West – Macphersons Rant chords

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[intro]
G D G C  G D Em C  G

[verse 1]

G DOh fareweel, ye dungeons dark and strong
G CA lang fareweel tae thee
G DMacPherson's time will no' be lang
Em C GOh on yonder gallows tree
G D'Twas by a woman's treacherous hand
G CI was condemned tae dee
G DShe ca'ed me o'er tae the window sill
Em C GAnd a blanket she threw o'er me
[Chorus]
G DSae rantin'ly an' sae wantonly
G CSae dauntin'ly gaed he
G DHe played a tune and danced it 'roon
Em C GBelow the gallows tree
[verse 2]
G DThe Laird o' Grant, oh that hieland sant
G CWhen he first laid hands on me
G DHe pleads the cause o' Peter Broon
Em C GAch, let MacPherson dee
G D"Untie these bands frae off my hands
G CBring tae me my sword
G DThere's no a man in a' Scotland
Em C GBut I'll brave him at a word"
[Chorus]
G DSae rantin'ly an' sae wantonly
G CSae dauntin'ly gaed he
G DHe played a tune and danced it 'roon
Em C GBelow the gallows tree
[verse 3]
G D"There's some come here for tae see me hanged
G CSome to buy my fiddle
G DBut before I do part wi' her
Em C GI'll brak it to her middle"
G DHe ta'en the fiddle into both his hands
G CBrak it o'er a stane
G D"There's no anither man's gonna play on her
Em C GFan I am dead and gane"
[Chorus]
G DSae rantin'ly an' sae wantonly
G CSae dauntin'ly gaed he
G DHe played a tune and danced it 'roon
Em C GBelow the gallows tree
[verse 4]
G D"Oh little did my mither think
G CWhen first that she cradled me
G DThat I would turn tae the rovin' trade
Em C And I'd hang on gallows tree
G DA reprieve was comin' o'er the brig o' Banf
G CFor tae set MacPherson free
G DThey put the clock there a quarter afore
Em C GAnd they hanged him frae the tree
[Chorus]
G DSae rantin'ly an' sae wantonly
G CSae dauntin'ly gaed he
G DHe played a tune and danced it 'roon
Em C GBelow the gallows tree
[Chorus]
G DSae rantin'ly an' sae wantonly
G CSae dauntin'ly gaed he
G DHe played a tune and danced it 'roon
Em C GBelow the gallows tree
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