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Constantinople  Decemberists

         [C]  [C/B]    [C/A]    [C/G]    [Am]   [Am/E]     [Am]   [Am/E]  [F] [F/C] [F] [F/C] [G] [G] [G] [G] 
[C]O [C/G]the [C]mi[C/G]narets of Constantinople
[Am]Are[Am/E] plat[Am]ed [Am/E]gold, ivory, and opal
[F]Th[F/C]eir [F]cu[F/C]pola[G]s [G]al[G]l [G]onion domed and light.

[C]An[C/G]d th[C]e [C/G]magistrate of Constantinople
[Am]Has[Am/E] made[Am] a [Am/E]match; his family was hopeful
[F]Th[F/C]eir [F]da[F/C]ught[G]er[G] w[G]ou[G]ld be promised a wedding night.

[F]Bu[G]t the Sultan's weary bride, she won't be wed tonight
[C]No[C/B]r fa[C/A]ll b[C/G]enea[Am]th [Am/E]a can[Am]opy[Am/E] to lie
[F]Fo[F/C]r fa[F]r [F/C]acro[G]ss[G] t[G]he[G] town, her lover now is drowned
[C]An[C/B]d pa[C/A]inte[C/G]d by[Am] th[Am/E]e Bos[Am]por[Am/E]us in blue
[F]An[F/C]d th[F]er[F/C]e's [G]no[G]th[G]in[G]g for a broken heart to do.
[C]Do[C/G]wn t[C]he[C/G] dirty streets of Constantinople
[Am]The[Am/E] begg[Am]ars[Am/E] weep, their hands all wide open
[F]Th[F/C]eir [F]se[F/C]vere[G]d [G]le[G]pe[G]r limbs all swing and sway.
[C]At[C/G] a w[C]in[C/G]dowsill in Constantinople
[Am]Our[Am/E] Hero[Am] si[Am/E]ghs to melodies noteful
[F]An[F/C]d ga[F]ze[F/C]s on[G] t[G]he[G] w[G]alls that hold his love.
[F]Bu[G]t the Sultan's weary bride, she won't be wed tonight
[C]No[C/B]r fa[C/A]ll b[C/G]enea[Am]th [Am/E]a can[Am]opy[Am/E] to lie
[F]Fo[F/C]r fa[F]r [F/C]acro[G]ss[G] t[G]he[G] town, her lover now is drowned
[C]An[C/B]d pa[C/A]inte[C/G]d by[Am] th[Am/E]e Bos[Am]por[Am/E]us in blue
[F]An[F/C]d th[F]er[F/C]e's [G]no[G]th[G]in[G]g for a broken heart to do.
[F]No[F/C], th[F]er[F/C]e's [G]no[G]th[G]in[G]g for a broken heart to do.
[C]Ex[C/B]cept[C/A] cry[C/G].   [Am]   [Am/E]     [Am]   [Am/E]     [F]  [F/C]    [F]  [F/C]    [G]  [G]  [G]  [G]
End with G G G7 C

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