Take A Message To Mary Everly Brothers
Take A Message To Mary:The
[C]These are the words of a frontier lad,
who [Em]lost his [G] love when he turned [G7]bad.
[C]Take a message to Mary,but [G] don't tell her [C]where I am.
[C]Take a message to Mary, but [G]don't say I'm in a [C]jam.
[Am]You can tell her I had to[Em] see the world,
[Am] or tell her that my [D]ship set [G]sail.[G7]
[G7]You can [C] say she [Em] better not [F] wait for [C]me,
but [Am] don't tell her [G] I'm in [Am]jail. No, [C] don't tell her [G7]I'm [C] in jail.
[C]Take a message to Mary, but [G] don't tell her what I've [C]done.
[C]Please don't mention the stagecoach, and the [G7]shot from a careless [C]gun.
You can [Am] tell her I had to[Em] change my plans,
and [Am]cancel out the [D]wedding [G]day.[G7]
But [C] please don't [Em]mention my [F]lonely [C]cell,
where I'm [Am]gonna [G]pine [Am]away, [C]un-til my [G7]dying [C]day.
[C]Take a message to Mary, but [G]don't tell her all[C]you know.
[C] My hearts aching for Mary,[G7] Lord knows I miss her [C]so.
[Am] Just tell her I went to [Em]Timbuktu,
[Am] Tell her I'm[D] searchin' for [G]gold.[G7]
[C]You can say she'd [Em]better find [F]someone [C]new,
[Am]to cherish [G]and to [Am]hold. Oh, [C]Lord, this [G7]cell is [C]cold.
OUTRO:[C] Maaaa..ry, [Am]Maaa..ry. Oh, [C]Lord this [G7]cell..is..[C]cold.
A fifties favourite from Kraziekhat.