Song For A Winters Night

Gordon Lightfoot

 GDEmC
 The lamp is burnin' low upon my table top,
 GDGD
 The snow is softly falling. 
 GDEmC
 The air is still within the silence of my room,
 GDG
 I hear your voice softly calling.

 DCD
If I could only have you near,
 BmEmAmD
 To breathe a sigh or two,
 GDEmC
 I would be happy just to hold the hands I love..
 GDGD
 on this winter's night with you.

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
 GDB7
 And to be once again with you.
 GDG
 and to be once again with with you.

A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.


Corrected by brent slater. View original
Am B7 Bm C D Em G
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daveyaview (report comment to admin):
The last two lines' chords are actually:


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

D E A
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!
kaylorsong (report comment to admin):
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