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Churlish May Chords

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5th fret
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Standard Tuning
Capo 5 (or wherever your voice fits... I prefer 3)

[Verse]
C      F       Am         F
I met Jane in September's throw
C         F             Am         F
January's grass, we let each other go
G      F       Am      F
I met Helen on March's back
G            F           C         Dm
She took my coat and she stole my hat
Am         G        C          F
I met you when the weather got fine
Am                   G        C            F
You said 'I've got yours if you've got mine'

[Chorus]
        C         F       C      F
And the worst and best of all we knew
    Am        F           G  F     C
Stayed out to rust in the morning dew

[Verse]
Didn't take long to sing our love
Was a harvest feast, was a hand to glove
When winter came you couldn't stand to sit
You just the same never burnt but lit
With a world at war and my thoughts on you
I didn't care to fall, there wasn't much to do

[Chorus]
        C         F       C      F
And the worst and best of all we knew
    Am        F           G  F     C
Stayed out to rust in the morning dew

[Verse]
Churlish May when the year was fair
Gone full circle when things went square
Ate my meal an un-noble beast
Left me to pay not a movable feast
Look I got nothing, dunno where I am
Got a fistful of questions, not an answer to hand

[Chorus]
         C         F      C       F
And the worst and best of all we knew
 Am           F           G   F   Am
Stayed out to rust in the morning dew
(walk-up from Am to C. Play open A string, 2nd fret A, 3rd fret A)
Morning dew
        G       F        Am                F
With a blow me down the road, dead in the wood

[Chorus]
Further from you now, then the roots from the leaves
Drunk on the wood, never seen any trees
My ore's out the water and the lake that I'm sailing
Is your dear father's daughter and it's cold and I'm ailing
Are you drowning me slowly, was the school meant to teach
Are you leaving so slowly, where's the shore, where's the beach?

[Chorus]
        C         F       C      F
And the worst and best of all we knew
    Am        F           G  F     C
Stayed out to rust in the morning dew
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i_dont_exist 125 Nov 18, 2010 11:00 PM

Thank you! I played along with the Churlish May Demo and they sounded exactly the same.

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illusionfanclub 10 Dec 27, 2010 04:06 AM

Great tab. The hammer on on the last 2 lines of the verse that you couldn't work out is open A then 2nd fret on the A and then open D

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zim_of_rite 193 Jun 28, 2013 09:28 AM

The last 2 G's are G6's, you don't fret the high E string.

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