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Mary May & Bobby  Joe Purdy

Taken from the Joe Purdy album.
Capo 4th fret
Standard tuning
Chords used (relative to capo):
D - XX0232
G - 320033
G/F# - 200033
Em7 - 022033
A/G - X02033
Intro - D - G - G/F# - Em7 x2
[D]It was a fine day in the [G]fift[G/F#]h grade[Em7]
[D]when Mary May let B[G]obby [G/F#]walk he[Em7]r home from school
[D]he had her books in hand and he was l[G]isten[G/F#]ing to [Em7]every word she [A/G]said
like it was the [D]gospel of the [G]prop[G/F#]hecies[Em7] [A/G]
and he [Em7]loved the way her [G/F#]hair fell acr[G]oss her d[A/G]ress
went home singing w[Em7]ho wrote the book of [G/F#]love
and [G]try a little t[A/G]enderness
D - G - G/F# - Em7 x2
[D]the next day on the [G]playgroun[G/F#]d
[Em7]bobby sat [A/G]Mary down on the [D]swingset behind the [G]sand[G/F#]box[Em7] [A/G]
and she said, [Em7]Bobby i just [G/F#]wanna [G]play[G/A]
so [Em7]what is it you [G/F#]have to [G]say?[G/A]
He said, [D]mary, [Em7]marry me.[G] [G/A]
we could live out [D]by the[Em7] sea[G] [G/A]
like the do on the[D] movie[Em7] screen.[G] [G/A]
oh, ma[D]rry me, m[Em7]ary may, [G]before you go [G/A]back to play
D - G - G/F# - Em7 x2
And then back to the verse. Continue throughout. Lovely song, you can listen to it on
his website, his CDs are a bit hard to come by, especially over here. Comments welcome

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A/G D Em7 G G/F#
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