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Hurdy Gurdy Man, The
by Donovan
G                     Bm
Thrown like a star in my vast sleep,
  C               D7
I open my eyes to take a peep,
   G               Bm
to find that I was by the sea
C                 D7
gazing with tran..quility.

CHORUS:
     F                   C
Twas then when the hurdy gurdy man
     G
came singing songs of love.
F                   C
Then when the hurdy gurdy man
     G
came singing songs of love.
F            C
Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy,
G
hurdy gurdy gurdy he sang.(x3)


G            Bm         C             D7
Histories of ages past, unenlightened shadows cast,
G                Bm            C             D7
down through all eternity, the crying of hu..manity.

CHORUS:
    F                   C
Tis then when the hurdy gurdy man
      G
comes singing songs of love.
F                   C
Then when the hurdy gurdy man
      G
comes singing songs of love.
F            C            G
Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy he sang.(x4)

ADD:
F                   C              G
Here comes the roly-poly man, he's singing songs of love.
F          C          G
Roly poly, roly poly, roly poly, he sang.
F            C            G
Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy he sang.
F            C            G
Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy he sang.
F          C          G
Roly poly, roly poly, roly poly he sang.

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Bass Tab

  intro              verse            "'twas then that the Hurdy Gurdy Man.."
G|-----------------|------------------|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|3---2------------|----3----2----3---|----3-------5-5---5--5------3-------5-5---5---5-5-5-5-5-|
A|-----3--235-535--|-----2--2-3--3-5--|-----3--235--5-5-5--5-5------3--235--5-5-5--5-5---------|
E|---3-------------|3--3--------------|2--2--------------------2--2----------------------------|

  chorus "Hurdy gurdy gurdy gurdy.."
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|3--3--------5--5--3--3--------5--5--3--3--------5--5--3-------5-5-5-|
A|----3--3---5--5-5-----3--3---5--5-5-----3--3---5--5-5----3---5------|
E|--------3-----------------3-----------------3---------------3-------|
notes by Anonymous