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A Roving The Maid Of Amsterdam chords

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Also known as The Maid of Amsterdam this a traditional sea shanty. There are several different versions
(with various lyrics) out there so you can add whatever lyrics you like really.... 

Intro (like last line of verse) = C F C G C

Verse 1
C 
In Amsterdam there lived a maid
C
Mark well what I do say
   F               C 
In Amsterdam there lived a maid
    Dm               G 
And she was mistress of her trade
     C            F           C   G    C
I'll go no more a roving with you fair maid

Chorus
  F        C 
A roving a roving
      Dm               G
Since roving's been my ru-i-in
     C            F 
I'll go no more a roving
     C   G    C 
With you fair maid

Verse 2
C
Her eyes are like two stars so bright
C
Mark well what I do say
    F                 C 
Her eyes are like two stars so bright
    Dm               G  
Her face is fair her step is light
     C            F           C   G    C
I'll go no more a roving with you fair maid

Chorus
  F        C 
A roving a roving
      Dm               G
Since roving's been my ru-i-in
     C            F 
I'll go no more a roving
     C   G    C 
With you fair maid

Verse 3
C
Her cheeks are like the rosebuds red 
C
Mark well what I do say
    F                   C
Her cheeks are like the rosebuds red
        Dm              G
There's wealth of hair upon her head
     C            F           C   G    C
I'll go no more a roving with you fair maid

Chorus
  F        C 
A roving a roving
      Dm               G
Since roving's been my ru-i-in
     C            F 
I'll go no more a roving
     C   G    C 
With you fair maid

Verse 4
C
She placed her hand upon my knee
C
Mark well what I do say
    F                 C
She placed her hand upon my knee
  Dm                     G
I said young miss you're rather free
     C            F           C   G    C
I'll go no more a roving with you fair maid

Chorus
  F        C 
A roving a roving
      Dm               G
Since roving's been my ru-i-in
     C            F 
I'll go no more a roving
     C   G    C 
With you fair maid

Verse 5
C
I love this fair maid as my life
C
Mark well what I do say
  F                   C
I love this fair maid as my life
    Dm                G
And soon she'll be my little wife
     C            F           C   G    C
I'll go no more a roving with you fair maid

Chorus
  F        C 
A roving a roving
      Dm               G
Since roving's been my ru-i-in
     C            F 
I'll go no more a roving
     C   G    C 
With you fair maid

Verse 6
C
And if you'd know this maiden's name
C
Mark well what I do say
    F                  C
And if you'd know this maiden's name
    Dm                    G                      
Why soon like mine 'twill be the same
     C            F           C   G    C
I'll go no more a roving with you fair maid

Chorus
  F        C 
A roving a roving
      Dm               G
Since roving's been my ru-i-in
     C            F 
I'll go no more a roving
     C   G    C 
With you fair maid


            
            
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