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MacDonnell on the Heights  Stan Rogers

Macdonnell on the Heights 4/4 Stan Rogers From Fresh Water
Standard Tuning / No Capo / Travis Picking Submitted by Ken Lee
Intro: Two Bars of C (Cross picking) kandvlee@shaw.ca
Too / th[/]in[C] the line that / charged [/Am]the Heights, and
[F]Scrambled in the / clay.[/] [C]
Too / th[/]in[C] the Eastern / Township [/]Sc[Am]ot
Who / sho[/]we[F]d them all the / way, and[/] [G]
Per - / h[/]ap[C]s had you not / fallen,[/] [Am]
You might / be wha[/]t [F]Brock be - / came,[/] [Am]
But not / one[/] i[C]n ten / thousan[/]d [F]knows your / name. / /[/] [C] [/] [/]
To / s[/]ay[C] the name, Mac - / donnell,[/] [Am]
It would / brin[/]g [F]no bugle / call,[/] [C]
But the / Red[/]co[C]ats stayed be - / side you,[/] [Am]
When they / saw the[/] G[F]eneral / fall.[/] [G]
Twas Mac- / donnell [/]ra[C]ised the / banner then, and[/] [Am]
[F]Set the Heights a - / flame,[/] [Am]
But not / one[/] i[C]n ten / thousand[/] k[F]nows your /name. / /[/] [C] [/] [/]
Chorus:
You / br[/]ou[G]ght the field all / standing[/]
With your / coura[/]ge[F] and your / luck,[/] [C]
But un- / kno[/]wn[C] to most, you're / lying there[/] [Am]
Be - / s[/]id[F]e old General / Brock.[/] [G]
So you know / what it i[/]s [C]to / scale the Hei[/]gh[Am]ts, and
[F]Fall just short of / fame,[/] a[Am]nd
Have not / one i[/]n [C]ten / thousand k[/]no[F]w your / name. / /[/] [C] [/] [/]
Break: Chorus instrumental
At / [/]Qu[C]eenston now, the / General,[/] [Am]
On his / tow[/]er[F] stands a - / lone, and[/] [C]
There's / lich[/]en[C] on "Mac - / donnell,"[/] [Am]
Carved up - / on that[/] w[F]eathered / stone.[/] [G]
In a / [/]co[C]rner of the / monumen[/]t,[Am]
To / [/]gl[F]ory you could / claim,[/] [Am]
But not / one[/] i[C]n ten / thousand[/] k[F]nows your / name.[/] [C]
You / br[/]ou[G]ght the field all / standing,[/]
With your / coura[/]ge[F] and your / luck,[/] [C]
But un- / kno[/]wn[C] to most, you're / lying there,[/] [Am]
Be - / s[/]id[F]e old General / Brock.[/] [G]
So you know / what it [/]is[C] to / scale the He[/]ig[Am]hts, and
[F]Fall just short of / fame,[/] a[Am]nd
Have not / one [/]in[C] ten / thousand [/]kn[F]ow your / name. / /[/] [C] [/] [/]
Repeat Chorus:, then last three lines instrumental

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