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Amish Wedding chords

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[Verse One]
C                               F
There was an Amish wedding yesterday to our delight
F                                  C
Every Dutchman in the county was there with an appetite
C                                   F
We don’t all get along so good and yet we reunite
G                                 C
Whenever we’re invited to a wed--ding.
C                                      F
It was the bishop’s daughter and the harness maker’s son
F                                C
Every district was invited, clear up to highway one,
C                                          F
The house and barn was full of folks and some were still to come
G                                      C
And the preacher started preaching at 8:30

[Chorus]
C
There was Abe Yoder and Joe Yoder and Ben Yoder and John Yoder and Amos Yoder and Eli
Yoder and Levi Yoder – he was there too.

[Verse Two:]
C                                                    F
Well the preacher preached till half past nine and then he took a seat
F                                               C
The next one hemmed and hawed and coughed and stared down at his feet
C                               F
He finally got em married and then he said let’s eat
Because there’s nothing like an Amish wedding dinner.
C                                          F
There was chicken and potatoes and green beans and wedding steak
F                                       C
And beets and cheese and pickles apple pie and chocolate cake
C                                     F
And ice cream coffee tea and juice enough to fill a lake
G                                             C
and this was just the wedding meals first helping

[Chorus]
C
There was… (do you wanna know who was there?)
Abe Troyer and Joe Troyer and Ben Troyer and John Troyer and Amos Troyer and Eli Troyer
and Levi Yoder – He was there too.

[Verse Three:]
C                                         F
And then came meatballs made of pork and beef lightly browned
F                              C
And bowls of mashed potatoes about a hundred pounds
C                                  F
And everyone went silent as the platters went around
There was no sound except for people chewing.
C                               F
I sat next to Eli miller, now there’s a tough old bird,
F                                  C
We sat and chewed our dinner and didn’t say a word
C                                 F
Cause every thing we have to say we’ve already heard
G                                 C
So what’s the use of pointless conversation?

[Chorus]
C
There was Abe Miller and Joe Miller and Bend Miller and John Miller and Amos Miller and Eli
Miller and Levi Miller – Was he there? Yeah, he was there too.

[Verse Four]
C                                     F
Joe raised his hand for silence and then he told a joke
F                                C
About an Amish preacher didn’t think before he spoke.
C                                     F
And Bishop miller laughed so hard I thought he had a stroke
And he leaked some tapioca out his nostril.
C                                 F
The older men began to sing and passed around the books.
F                                    C
The women washed the dishes in the kitchen with the cooks
C                                             F
The boys all watched the girls and they pretended not to look
G                                                    C
Cause they might just have themselves a date for supper

[Outro]
C                         F
Then late that night we all went out and hitched up our buggies
F                                      C
And came back to tell the girls we’re ready to go home.

C                                   F
We said goodbye in the hallway we said goodbye in the stairs.
F                                       C
We said goodbye in the barnyard in the cold November air.
C                                        F
We leaned against our buggy wheels and said goodbye from there
G                                             C
And we headed home from one great Amish wed--ding.

C
There were Yoders and Troyers and Hostetlers and Herschbergers and Schwartzentrubers and
Weavers and Millers were there too.
C
There were Beachys and Bylers and Bontragers and Burkholders and Keims and Erbs and
Chupps and Frys [spoken] and well, I believe you was there too.

            
            
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