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Jack-A-Roe chords

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Walk down the C  C/B to Am in every verse

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C/B  020010

[Verse 1]
Am                                   C             Am
Oh, there was a wealthy merchant, in London he did dwell
Am              C             F                 C           C/B
He had a lovely daughter, the truth to you I'll tell
Am      E                 Am
Oh, the truth to you I'll tell.

[Verse 2]
Am                               C             Am
She had sweethearts a-plenty and men of high degree
Am                        C             F                 C           C/B
There was none but Jackie Frazier, her true love e'er to bee
Am      E                  Am
Oh, her true lover e'er to be.

[Verse 3]
Am                             C             Am
"Oh daughter, oh daughter your body I will confine
Am                   C             F                 C           C/B
If none but Jack the sailor, would ever suit your mind
Am      E                Am
Oh, would ever suit your mind. "

[Verse 4]
Am                              C               Am
"This body you may imprison, my heart you can't confine
Am                        C             F                 C           C/B
There's none but Jack the Sailor would have this heart of mine
Am      E                    Am
Oh, would have this heart of mine. "

[Verse 5] 
Am                               C              Am
Now Jackie's gone a-sailing with trouble on his mind
Am                  C             F                 C           C/B
To leave his native country and his darling girl behind
Am      E                Am
Oh, his darling girl behind.

[Verse 6]
Am                                C                Am
She went into the tailor shop and dressed in men's array
Am                   C             F            C           C/B
Then she went into a vessel to convey herself away
Am      E             Am
Oh, convey herself away.

[Verse 7]
Am                                   C                Am
"Before you step on board, sir, your name I'd like to know"
Am                    C                        F                 C           C/B
She smiled all in her countenance, said, "They call me Jack-A-Roe"
Am      E                 Am
Oh, they call me Jack-A-Roe.

[Verse 8]
Am                                     C                Am
"Your waist is light and slender, your fingers neat and small
Am                      C             F            C           C/B
Your cheeks too red and rosy for to face the cannonball"
Am      E                Am
Oh, to face the cannonball.

[Verse 9]
Am                                 C                Am
"I know my waist is slender and my fingers they are small
Am                       C              F                 C           C/B
But it would not make me tremble for to see ten thousand fall"
Am      E                 Am
Oh, to see ten thousand fall.

[Verse 10]
Am                            C             Am
The war soon being over, they hunted all around
Am                 C         F                 C           C/B
Among the dead and dying her darling love she found
Am      E                   Am
Oh, her darling love she found.

[Verse 11]
Am                                    C              Am
She picked him up all in her arms and carried him to town
Am                  C          F                 C           C/B
And sent for her physician to quickly heal his wounds
Am      E                   Am
Oh, to quickly heal his wounds.

[Verse 12]
Am                                C             Am
This couple, they got married, so well they did agree
Am                   C           F               C           C/B
This couple they got married, so why not you and me
Am      E                Am
Oh, so why not you and me?
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