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  Gallows Pole

                Trad. Arr. J. Page& R. Plant

        [Riff]

        e|--------------|
        B|--2-0-2---1-3-|
        G|--2-0-2---0-0-|
        D|--2-2-2---2-4-|
        A|--------------|
        E|--------------|


        [Chorus]

        riff
        Hangman, Hangman, hold it a little while
        I think I see my friends a commin

        G       D    riff
        ridin a many mile

        Friends you get a little silver, get a little gold
        what did you bring me, my dear friends

           G                D       riff
        to keep me from the gallows pole

        what did you bring me

           G                D       riff
        to keep me from the gallows pole


        [Verse 1]

        I couldn't get no silver
        couldn't get no gold
        you know the way they took that ball

           G                D       riff
        to keep you from the gallows pole

        A     D G D       A         D      G
        Hangman, Hangman, hold it a little while
        A         D      G
        I think I see my brother commin

        G       D    G A  G A  G A  G A
        ridin a many mile


        Brother you get a little silver, get a little gold
        what did you bring me, my brother

           G                D       G A  G A
        to keep me from the gallows pole


        brother I brought you some silver
        I brought a little gold
        Brought a little of everything

           G                D        G A  G A
        to keep you from the gallows pole

             C       D
        Ya I brought you

           G                D        G A  G A
        to keep you from the gallows pole



        [Chorus]

        A     D G D       A         D      G
        Hangman, Hangman, turn your head a while
        A         D      G
        I think I see my sister commin

        G       D    G A  G A  G A  G A
        ridin a many mile mile  mile mile


        Sister I emplore you take him by the hand
        take him to some shady pass and

        G              D           A  G A  G A  G A
        sit him on the rock of his man
        please take him

        G              D       A  G A  G A  G A
        sit him on the rock of main man man

        A     D G D       A         D      G
        Hangman, Hangman, on your face a smile
        A       D        G
        tell me that I'm free to ride
        G        D    G A  G A  G A  G A
        ride for many mile

 
        [Verse 2]

        uh you've got a fine sister
        she want my blood to boil
        she want my blood to boil in her
        G                    D       G A  G A  G A  G A
        to keep you from the gallows pole

        Your brother brought me silver
        and your sister want my sole
        for now I laugh oh so hard
        G                    D       G A  G A  G A  G A
        she's swinging on my gallows pole

        for now I laugh oh so hard
        G                    D       G A  G A  G A  G A
        she's swinging on my gallows pole

        swinging on my gallows pole

        swinging on my gallows pole

        swinging on my gallows pole


        [Chorus]

        riff
        Hangman, Hangman, hold it a little while
        I think I see my friends a commin

        G       D    riff
        ridin a many mile

        Friends you get a little silver, get a little gold
        what did you bring me, my dear friends

           G                D       riff
        to keep me from the gallows pole

        what did you bring me

           G                D       riff
        to keep me from the gallows pole

        I couldn't get no silver
        couldn't get no gold
        you know the way they took that ball

You know that we're too damn poor

           G                D       riff
        to keep you from the gallows pole

        A     D G D       A         D      G
        Hangman, Hangman, hold it a little while
        A         D      G
        I think I see my brother commin

        G       D    G A  G A  G A  G A
        ridin a many mile


        Brother you get a little silver, get a little gold
        what did you bring me, my brother

           G                D       G A  G A
        to keep me from the gallows pole


        brother I brought you some silver
        I brought a little gold
        Brought a little of everything

           G                D        G A  G A
        to keep you from the gallows pole

             C       D
        Ya I brought you

           G                D        G A  G A
        to keep you from the gallows pole



        A     D G D       A         D      G
        Hangman, Hangman, turn your head a while
        A         D      G
        I think I see my sister commin

        G       D    G A  G A  G A  G A
        ridin a many mile mile  mile mile


        Sister I emplore you take him by the hand
        take him to some shady pass and

Take him to some shady bower

        G              D           A  G A  G A  G A
        sit him on the rock of his man

Save me from the wrath of this man

        please take him

        G              D       A  G A  G A  G A
        sit him on the rock of main man man


Save me from the wrath of this man

        A     D G D       A         D      G
        Hangman, Hangman, on your face a smile
        A       D        G
        tell me that I'm free to ride
        G        D    G A  G A  G A  G A
        ride for many mile

        uh you've got a fine sister

Oh, yes, you got a fine sister


        she want my blood to boil

She warmed my blood from cold

        she want my blood to boil in her


She brought my blood to boiling hot

        G                    D       G A  G A  G A  G A
        to keep you from the gallows pole

        Your brother brought me silver
        and your sister want my sole

Your sister warmed my soul

        for now I laugh oh so hard
        G                    D       G A  G A  G A  G A

But now I laugh and pull so hard

        she's swinging on my gallows pole

And see you swinging on the gallows pole 
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SoFlor00 10 Mar 18, 2005 07:00 PM

Who are all these IDIOTS that don't know the words to Gallows Pole (Led Zeppelin). SO, they make up their own words?

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SoFlor00 10 Mar 18, 2005 07:00 PM

ALL KNUCKLEHEADS

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for_you_blue 72 Oct 30, 2005 10:12 AM

It completely ruins the meaning and sinister nature of this great song with crappy lyrics like those

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