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Song For A Winters Night  Gordon Lightfoot

[G]The lamp is [D]burnin' low up[Em]on my table [C]top,
[G]The snow is [D]softly [G]falling. [D]
[G]The air is [D]still within the [Em]silence of my [C]room,
[G]I hear your [D]voice softly [G]calling.

If I could [D]only [C]have you [D]near,
[Bm]To breathe a [Em]sigh or [Am]two,[D]
[G]I would be [D]happy just to [Em]hold the hands I [C]love..
[G]on this [D]winter's night with [G]you.[D]

The smoke is rising in the shadows overhead,

My glass is almost empty.

I read again between the lines upon the page,

The words of love you sent me.

If I could know within my heart
That you were lonely too
I would be happy just to hold the hands I love
Upon this winter night with you.

The fire is dying now, my lamp is growing dim
The shades of night are lifting
The mornin' light steals across my windowpane
Where webs of snow are drifting.

If I could only have you near
To breathe a sigh or two
I would be happy just to hold the hands I love
[G]And to be [D]once again with [B7]you.
[G]and to be [D]once again with with [G]you.

A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.

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kaylorsong (report)

I've added the intro as Gordon does it starting with Dm etc. and added other improvements through out the rest of the song. You can play to the record using capo 2

daveyaview (report)

The last two lines' chords are actually:

A E Db7 F#m
And to be once a - gain with you

And to be once a - gain with you.

I can't figure out how to edit on the existing piece posted. Please e-mail me some guidance!