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From the album Joan Baez Vol.2

Note - The recorded version sounds sharp of Dm 


Am E7  Am G/B C Em/B  Am F Am

[Verse 1]

Am                   E7       Am
She went upstairs to make her bed
        G/B  C           Em/B     Am 
And not a    word to her mother said.
Am                  E7       Am    
Her mother she went upstairs too 
Am                 G/B C                Em/B      Am
Saying, "Daughter, oh  daughter, what's troublin' you?"

[Verse 2]

 Am               E7     Am
"Oh mother dear I cannot tell
         G/B  C           Em/B     Am 
That railroad boy that I love so well.
             Am    E7    Am 
He's courted me my life away
        G/B C            Em/B Am
And now at  home he will not  stay."

[Verse 3]

Am                   E7     Am
"There is a place in London town
          G/B  C            Em/B     Am 
That rail-road boy goes and sits him down.
Am                          E7     Am 
And he takes a strange girl on his knee
Am           G/B C           Em/B       Am
And he tells to  her what he won't tell me."


Am E7  Am   G/B  C  Em/B Am  F Am 

[Verse 4]

Am                 E7        Am
Her father he came home from work
                 G/B C             Em/B     Am 
Sayin', "Where's my  daughter, she seems so hurt"
           Am       E7       Am 
He went upstairs to give her hope
             G/B C       Em/B Am
An' he found her hangin' by a rope.

[Short verse]

Am                       E7      Am
He took his knife and he cut her down
       G/B C           Em/B     Am 
And on her bosom these words he found:

[Verse 5]

 Am                   E7       Am
"Go dig my grave both wide and deep,
          G/B  C            Em/B    Am 
Put a mar-ble  stone at my head and feet,
Am                      E7         Am 
And at my breast, put a white snow dove
Am      G/B C            Em/B    Am    G/B  C  Em/B  Am F Am 
To tell the world that I died of love.
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