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Eli, the Barrow Boy  The Decemberists

Album: Picaresque
Song: Eli, The Barrow Boy
Capo 4
(Intro:)
[Am] [G] [Am] [G]  
[Am]Eli[Am/E] the [Am]barrowboy [/B]of the [C]old [C/G]town[C] [/B]
[Am]Sells [Am/E]coal and [Am]marigolds [/B]and he [C]cries [C/G]out
[G]All down the [Am]day[Am/E] [Am] [G] [Am] [Am/E] [Am] [G]
[Am]Bel[Am/E]ow the [Am]tamaracks [/B]he is [C]cry[C/G]ing[C] [/B]
[Am]Corn[Am/E]cobs and [Am]candlewax [/B]for the [C]buy[C/G]ing
[G]All down the [Am]day[Am/E] [Am] [G] [Am] [Am/E] [Am] [G]
[F]Would I could afford to buy my love a [C]fine robe
[F]Made of gold and silk Arabian [Am]thread
[F]She is dead and gone and lying in the [C]pine grove
And [G]I must push my barrow all the [Am]day[Am/E] [Am]
And [G]I must push my barrow all the [Am]day[Am/E]
(Interlude:)
[Am] [Am/E] [Am] [Am/E] [Am] [/B] [C] [C/G] [C] [/B] [Am] [Am/E] [Am] [/B] [C] [C/G] [G] [Am] [G] [Am] 
[Am]Eli[Am/E] the [Am]barrowboy [/B]when they [C]found [C/G]him[C] [/B]
[Am]Dressed [Am/E]all in [Am]corduroy, [/B]he had [C]drowned[C/G] in
The [G]river down the [Am]way[Am/E] [Am] [G] [Am] [Am/E] [Am] [G]
[Am]They [Am/E]lay his [Am]body down [/B]in a [C]church[C/G]yard[C] [/B]
[Am]But [Am/E]still when the [Am]moon is out [/B]with his [C]push[C/G]cart
He [G]calls down the [Am]day[Am/E] [Am] [G] [Am] [Am/E] [Am] [G]
[F]Would I could afford to buy my love a [C]fine gown
[F]Made of gold and silk Arabian [Am]thread
But [F]I am dead and gone and lying in the [C]church ground
But [G]still I push my barrow all the [Am]day[Am/E] [Am]
But [G]still I push my barrow all the [Am]day[Am/E] [Am] [Am/E] [Am] [Am/E] [Am]

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