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Travelling Man chords

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There is no strumming pattern for this song yet. and get +5 IQ
I first heard this song yesterday, and I loved it so much I had to learn it.
So I did, then I put it up here. It probably isn't perfect, but it sounds good enough to me.

The strumming pattern is pretty simple, you should be able to figure something out 
from listening to the song.



Intro:
  D   Em   G   D  x2
  A   A7sus2


First verse:

        D              Em
  I'm a travelling man a-moving
      F#m               G
  You name it I've been there
A                     G/B               A             Em7
  And night and day I strive to sell my wares, now...

      D             Em
  Got nothing I can show you
F#m                   G
  And nothing you can wear
A                   G/B               A           Em7
  But hang around a while and lend an ear, now...

        Bm              F#m
  While travellin' on a freight-train
         G            A
  On the Rocky Island line
     Bm              F#m
  My young love said to me
     G                A
  My mother she don't mind

          Em                  F#m
  Through twelve gates of the city
    G            A7
  I came into my prime
        D                Em            G      D
  I was singing songs of wild mountain thyme
  

Repeat intro:
  D   Em   G   D


Second verse:

  D           Em 
  Sing little birdie
           F#m              G
  From the greenwood side-e-o
            A                  G/B            A              Em7
  Where the trees they do grow high, come say hello, now...
  
  D           Em
  Summer is a-coming
          F#m             G
  And I'm standing on the shore
A                         G/B             A             Em7
  And where I'm bound, oh Lord I can't be sure, now...
  
           Bm      F#m
  From the Arizona dustbowl
      G              A
  Out to Van Diemons land
         Bm                 F#m
  To the North-West Passage snowbound
             G                 A
  Where Lord Franklin made his stand

        Em             F#m
  While high above I'm singing
          G            A7
  With my guitar in my hand
          D                  Em            G     D
  And I'm thinking about one tiny grain of sand


Repeat intro:
  D   Em   G   D
  

Third verse:

     D             Em
  If anyone should ask me
       F#m           G
  If I be a rambling boy
A                     G/B           A      Em7
  The sporting life I know I have enjoyed
  
        D         Em
  Met a lady from Louisville
    F#m            G
  A-pleasing to my mind
      A                G/B                       A     Em7
  She took my hand and said, would you please be kind
  
               Bm          F#m
  And from the foggy dew I stumbled
    G          A
  Into a shady grove
            Bm               F#m
  Where the redbird sang his sweet song
     G                A
  He sang of careless love
          Em               F#m
  And the bells of Rhymney ringing out
      G                  A7
  And brought the people round
         D               Em                G     D
  Saying welcome to your friendly travelling man
D                 Em            G         D
  Welcome to your friendly travelling man

 
Outro:
  D   Em   G   D
  A   A    D



A great song by a great artist! Seeing as I like this guy quite a lot, more Bert 
Jansch tunes might come up in the future.

            
            
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