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Widecombe Fair chords

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Old early 19th century (?)folk song from the Devon area of England.

Verse 1
G                          D            G
Tom Pearce Tom Pearce lend me your grey mare
G         Em         D       
All along down along out along lee
    G                    D         C
For I want to go down to Widecombe Fair
    G    C      G   C      G     C   
Wi’ Bill Brewer Jan Stewer Peter Gurney
G     C    G     C       G     C
Peter Davy Dan’l Whiddon Harry Hawk
G   C         D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all
    Em        D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all
 
Verse 2
G                          D           G
And when shall I see again my old grey mare
G         Em         D
All along down along out along lee
   G              D        C
By Friday soon or Saturday noon
    G    C      G   C      G     C
Wi’ Bill Brewer Jan Stewer Peter Gurney
G     C    G     C       G     C
Peter Davy Dan’l Whiddon Harry Hawk
G   C         D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all
    Em        D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all

Verse 3
G                                 D        G 
So they harnessed and bridled the old grey mare
G         Em         D
All along down along out along lee
    G                 D         C
And off they drove to Widecombe fair
    G    C      G   C      G     C
Wi’ Bill Brewer Jan Stewer Peter Gurney
G     C    G     C       G     C
Peter Davy Dan’l Whiddon Harry Hawk
G   C         D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all
    Em        D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all

Verse 4
G                    D        G 
Then Friday came and Saturday soon
G         Em         D
All along down along out along lee
    G                      D           C
Tom Pearce’s old mare hath not trotted home
    G    C      G   C      G     C
Wi’ Bill Brewer Jan Stewer Peter Gurney
G     C    G     C       G     C
Peter Davy Dan’l Whiddon Harry Hawk
G   C         D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all
    Em        D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all

Verse 5
G                              D          G                    
So Tom Pearce he got up to the top of the hill
G         Em         D
All along down along out along lee
       G                 D           C 
And he sees his old mare amaking her will
    G    C      G   C      G     C
Wi’ Bill Brewer Jan Stewer Peter Gurney
G     C    G     C       G     C
Peter Davy Dan’l Whiddon Harry Hawk
G   C         D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all
    Em        D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all

Verse 6
G                         D             G 
Tom Pearce’s old mare her took sick and died
G         Em         D
All along down along out along lee
    G                    D            C
And Tom he sat down on a stone and he cried
    G    C      G   C      G     C
Wi’ Bill Brewer Jan Stewer Peter Gurney
G     C    G     C       G     C
Peter Davy Dan’l Whiddon Harry Hawk
G   C         D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all
    Em        D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all

Verse 7
G                              D          G 
But this isn’t the end of this shocking affair
G         Em         D
All along down along out along lee
    G                          D        C
Nor though they be dead of the horrid career
   G    C      G   C      G     C
Of Bill Brewer Jan Stewer Peter Gurney
G     C    G     C       G     C
Peter Davy Dan’l Whiddon Harry Hawk
G   C         D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all
    Em        D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all

Verse 8
G                                  D         G
When the wind whistles cold on the moor of a night
G         Em         D
All along down along out along lee
    G                        D            C    
Tom Pearce’s old mare doth appear ghastly white
    G    C      G   C      G     C
Wi' Bill Brewer Jan Stewer Peter Gurney
G     C    G     C       G     C
Peter Davy Dan’l Whiddon Harry Hawk
G   C         D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all
    Em        D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all

Verse 9
G                               D            G 
And all the long night be heard skirling and groans
G         Em         D
All along down along out along lee
         G                         D        C
From Tom Pearce’s old mare and her rattling bones
         G    C      G   C      G     C
And from Bill Brewer Jan Stewer Peter Gurney
G     C    G     C       G     C
Peter Davy Dan’l Whiddon Harry Hawk
G   C         D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all
    Em        D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all

Verse 10
G                              D          G
But this isn’t the end of this shocking affair
G         Em         D
All along down along out along lee
    G                          D        C
Nor though they be dead of the horrid career
   G    C      G   C      G     C
Of Bill Brewer Jan Stewer Peter Gurney
G     C    G     C       G     C
Peter Davy Dan’l Whiddon Harry Hawk
G   C         D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all
    Em        D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all

Verse 11
G                                  D         G
When the wind whistles cold on the moor of a night
G         Em         D
All along down along out along lee
    G                        D            C    
Tom Pearce’s old mare doth appear ghastly white
    G    C      G   C      G     C
Wi' Bill Brewer Jan Stewer Peter Gurney
G     C    G     C       G     C
Peter Davy Dan’l Whiddon Harry Hawk
G   C         D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all
    Em        D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all

Verse 12
G                               D            G
And all the long night be heard skirling and groans
G         Em         D
All along down along out along lee
         G                         D        C
From Tom Pearce’s old mare and her rattling bones
         G    C      G   C      G     C
And from Bill Brewer Jan Stewer Peter Gurney
G     C    G     C       G     C
Peter Davy Dan’l Whiddon Harry Hawk
G   C         D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all
    Em        D          G
Old Uncle Tom Cobley and all
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