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Lorelei Chords

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
From: Elizabeth B. Myers  
To: weis0010@gold.tc.umn.edu
Date: Sat, 23 Jul 1994 17:39:11 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: re: lorelei.crd
Try these changes. I play it along with the album and it sounds right.
The intro progression is somewhat different, but I think it's just an
E-A-B-A kind of thing. Let me know if you think this is better.

Liz Myers

    E
You told me tales of love and glory
A
Same old sad song, same old story
E             C#m
Sirens sing a lullaby
    G#m              B
And no one knows but Lorelei

Castles out of fairy tales
Timbers shiver where once there sailed
A lovesick man who caught her eye
And no one knew but Lorelei

        F#m
CHORUS: River, river have mercy
                B
        Take me down to the sea
            F#m
        For if I perish on these rocks
           B
        My love no more I'll see

I've thought of you in far-off places
Puzzled over lipstick traces
So help me God, I will not try
And then I think of Lorelei
I've traveled far and wandered wide
An old photograph of you beside me
Old Man River seems so shy (?)
And he remembers Lorelei

CHORUS

If I should float upon this stream
And see you in my madman's dream
I'd sink into your troubled eyes
And none would know save Lorelei

CHORUS: Oh, river river river have mercy...

But if my ship which sails tomorrow
Should crash against these rocks, my sorrows
I will drown, before I die
It's you I'll see, not Lorelei
    E
I-I-I

Outro: E A2 (repeat & end on E)
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