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Magpie, The
by Donovan
[Capo 6th Fret]

(Original Key: Abm)


Verse 1:

    Bb          C                Dm
The Magpie is a most illustrious bird.
C            C/B     Am
 Dwells in a diamond tree.

Dm          Bb         C          Dm
 One brings sorrow and one brings joy,
C           C/B     Dm
 Sorrow and joy for me.

Verse 2:

    Bb          C          Dm
The Magpie is a most royal bird.
C          C/B     Am
 Black and blue as night.

  Dm         Bb    C        Dm
I would that I had feathers three,
C          C/B      Dm
 Black and blue and white.

Verse 3:

Bb         C             Dm
 I saw the gentle Magpie bird,
       C     C/B    Am
In the dusky yester-eve.

Dm          Bb         C          Dm
 One brings sorrow and one brings joy,
C           C/B     Dm
 Sorrow and joy for me,
C           C/B     Dm
 Sorrow and joy for me.


CHORD DIAGRAMS:
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   Bb      C       Dm      C/B     Am

 EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE  EADGBE
 x13331  x32010  xx0231  x20010  x02210
notes by Anonymous