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Loch Tay Boat Song chords

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This is a slightly changed and adjusted version of what can be found here:
http://tabs.ultimate-guitar.com/c/corries/loch_tay_boat_song_crd.htm

"Nighean ruach" means "red haired lass", it's pronounced something like 'nee-an roo-a'.
Killen and Aberfeldy are two villages on both sides of the loch, where in between the ferry man rows his boat.
I have not yet figured out, what colour of hair "lint" could mean.

I like to play the song with capo on 3ed or 5th fret. It's even easier to play when transposed into C (5 steps
up), but that doesn't fit my voice.
The Corries (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sITr3lXzN8Y) play it in D# (capo on 8th, or 3ed when transposed
to C).




          G               Bm
When I've done my work of day 
      C      D     G     Em
And I row my boat away
         C      D       G    Em
Doon the waters o' Loch Tay
       Am               D       D7
As the evening light is fadin'
      G             Bm
And I look upon Ben Lawers
          C     D     G      Em
Where the after glory glows
      C        D          G     Em
And I think on two bright eyes 
        Am      D       G
And the melting mouth below




         C         D       G      Em
She's my beauteous nighean ruach
         C       D      G     Em
She's my joy and sorrow too
      C          D     G     Em
And although she is untrue
          Am             D         D7
Ah, but I cannot live without her
       G                 Bm
For my heart's a boat in tow
        C        D        Em
And I'd give the world to know
        C        D      G    Em
Why she means to let me go
     Am      D     G
As I sing horee, horo



        G                  Bm
Nighean ruach, your lovely hair 
         C       D     G     Em
Has more glamour I declare
     C       D       G    Em
Than all the tresses rare
        Am          D       D7
From Killen to Aberfeldy
        G                      Bm
Be they lint, white, brown, or gold
        C       D        G      Em
Be they blacker than the sloe
          C       D        G     Em
They have no more worth to me 
       Am     D        G
Than a meltin flake o' snow



        C        D        G       Em
And her eyes are like the gleam
       C        D      G       Em
O' the sunlight on the stream
        C         D       G      Em
And the songs the faeries sing
          Am                 D      D7
Seem like songs she sings at milkin'
       G                Bm
But my heart is full of woe
         C         D       Em
For last night she bade me go
        C        D     G     Em
And the tears begin to flow
     Am      D     G
As I sing horee, horo



         C         D       G      Em
She's my beauteous nighean ruach
         C       D      G     Em
She's my joy and sorrow too
      C          D     G     Em
And although she is untrue
          Am             D         D7
Ah, but I cannot live without her
       G                 Bm
For my heart's a boat in tow
        C        D        Em
And I'd give the world to know
        C        D      G    Em
Why she means to let me go
     Am      D     G
As I sing horee, horo

            
            
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