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The Leaving Of Liverpool Chords

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The Leaving of Liverpool
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Intro (twice):

D     D     G     D     D     D     A     A
D     D     G     D     D     A     D     D

          D                G       D
Fare thee well to Prince's Landing Stage.
       D                A
Mersey River, fare thee well.
           D             G    D                         A        D
Well, I am bound for California, but I know that I'll return someday.

   A                  G        D
So fare thee well, my own true love. 
     D                       A
When I return united we will be.
             D                         G       D                         A        D
It's not the leaving of Liverpool that grieves me, but my darling when I think of thee.


D     D     G     D     D     D     A     A

D     D     G     D     D     A     D     D


           D                    G       D
Oh, I have signed on the yankee sailin' ship.
     D               A
Davy Crockett is her name. 
    D              G          D                              A       D
And Burgess is the captain of her, and they say that she's a floatin shame.

   A                  G        D
So fare thee well, my own true love. 
     D                       A
When I return united we will be.
             D                         G       D                         A        D
It's not the leaving of Liverpool that grieves me, but my darling when I think of thee.


D     D     G     D     D     D     A     A

D     D     G     D     D     A     D     D


           D                        G      D                                       A
Oh, I have sailed with this Burgess once before, and I think that I know him quite well.
         D                       G    D                       A        D
For if a man is a sailor, he can get along. If not, he's in a floating Hell

   A                  G        D
So fare thee well, my own true love. 
     D                       A
When I return united we will be.
             D                         G       D                         A        D
It's not the leaving of Liverpool that grieves me, but my darling when I think of thee.


D     D     G     D     D     D     A     A

D     D     G     D     D     A     D     D


    D             G       D
The sun is on the harbor, love. 
      D                    A
And I wish that I could be thain.
          D                    G          D                  A     D
Because I know it will be some long, long time before we see you again.

   A                  G        D
So fare thee well, my own true love. 
     D                       A
When I return united we will be.
             D                         G       D                         A        D
It's not the leaving of Liverpool that grieves me, but my darling when I think of thee.

(music stops)
So fare thee well, my own true love. 
When I return united we will be.
It's not the leaving of Liverpool that grieves me, but my darling when I think of thee.

(music back in)
   A                  G        D
So fare thee well, my own true love. 
     D                       A
When I return united we will be.
             D                         G       D                         A        D
It's not the leaving of Liverpool that grieves me, but my darling when I think of thee.
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