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The Water Is Wide Chords

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#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. #

Date: Fri, 05 Dec 1997 03:38:06 GMT
From: Rick L 
Subject: CRD:   The Water Is Wide      Roger McGuinn     Chords/Lyrics

Roger McGuinn        The Water Is Wide           traditional

G                 C                       G

The water is wide I can not cross over
                 Em         D
And neither have I wings to fly
                G     Bm             Em    C
But  build me a boat  that can carry two
               Am               D   G
And both shall roam my love and I
             G      C             G
A ship there is and she sails the sea
                Em           D
Sailing as deep as  deep can be
           G    Bm               Em    C
But not so deep as the love I am in
       Am                D             G
I know not how I sink or swim
G                C                  G
I leaned my back against some young oak
              Em               D
Thinking that he was a trusty tree
             G    Bm          Em   C
But first he bent and then he broke
          Am               D   G
And thus did my false love and me

      From the "Roger McGuinn"  LP  Columbia Records 1973
               From the "Roger McGuinn"  LP  Columbia Records 1973
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