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The Old Churchyard chords

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There is no strumming pattern for this song yet. and get +5 IQ
I've played along with the video a number of times and this seems pretty close to correct. For a more accurate
effect, try to avoid notes that create an obvious major/minor sound; stick mostly to roots and fifths for the
ambient sound Colin Meloy gets. This should suit you well if you want to class up an open mic night.

D               G            D              G

[Verse 1]
Bm              A           D         A
Come, come with me out to the old churchyard,
     D                            G
I so well know those paths 'neath the soft green sward.
        Bm         A            D          A
Friends slumber in there that we want to regard;
        D                            G
We will trace out their names in the old churchyard.

Bm                        D
Mourn not for them, their trials are o'er
    Bm            G            D
And why weep for those who will weep no more?
    Bm             A            D        A
For sweet is their sleep, though cold and hard
      D                     G
Their pillows may be in the old churchyard.

[Verse 2]
  Bm             A           D          A
I know that it's vain when our friends depart
   D                       G
To breathe kind words to a broken heart;
      Bm            A     D       A
And I know that the joy of life is marred
        D                          G
When we follow lost friends to the old churchyard.

    Bm                    D
But were I at rest 'neath yonder tree,
    Bm            G       D
Oh, why would you weep, my friends, for me?
       Bm        A          D           A
I'm so weary, so wayworn, why would you retard
    D                   G
The peace I seek in the old churchyard?

Bm         A           D           A
D                      G

[Verse 3]
Bm                       D
Why weep for me, for I'm anxious to go
        Bm       G           D            A
To that haven of rest where no tears ever flow;
      Bm          A         D           A
And I fear not to enter that dark lonely tomb
          D                    G
Where our Saviour has lain and conquered the gloom.

Bm           A               D              A
D                            G

[Verse 4]
Bm                      D
I rest in the hope that one bright day
Bm            G             D           A
Sunshine will burst to these prisons of clay,
        Bm        A          D            A
And old Gabriel's trumpet and voice of the Lord
     D                       G
Will wake up the dead in the old churchyard

Bm        A         D         A
D                   G
Bm        A         D         A
D                   G
(Vamp that last bit with some rubato/ritardondo a couple more times and Bob's your uncle) 

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