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Far Away Chords


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Intro: just play A for 4 measures
Verse 1:
       C       G         Am          F
I will live my life as a lobsterman's wife
      C      G           C    G
on an island in the blue bay.
        C            G
He will take care of me,
        Am            F
he will smell like the sea,
    C           G                  C
And close to my heart he'll always stay.

       C          G             Am         F
I will bear three girls all with strawberry curls,
       C        G         C     G
little Ella and Nelly and Faye.
          C             G            Am            F
While I'm combing their hair, I will catch his warm stare
       C      G           C
On our island in the blue bay.

     G                      Am   C
Far away far away, I want to go far away.
     C                 G
To a new life on a new shore line.
          G                     Am        C
Where the water is blue and the people are new.
     G            F    Fm              C
To another island, in another life.
Verse 2:
          C          G          Am        F
There's a boy next to me and he never will be
   C           G          C    G
anything but a boy at the bar.
      C              G
And I think he's the tops,
           Am        F
he's where everything stops.
      C       G             C    G
How I love to love him from afar.

        C                G         Am     F
When he walks right pass me then I finally see
       C                  G
on this bar stool I can't stay.
       C         G          Am         F
So I'm taking my frown to a far distant town
      C      G           C
On an island in the blue bay.
I want to go far away.
Am                               G
Away away, I want to go far away, away, away
I want to go far away, far away.
Interlude: E, F#m, A, E, F#m (chords from 1st half of chorus)

          G                     Am        C
Where the water is blue and the people are new.
        G                     Am    C
To another life, to another life.
To another shore line
F   Fm                   (End on C)
In another life.
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