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Shanty for the Arethusa  The Decemberists

Song:Shanty for the Arethusa
Album:Her Majesty
Tabbed by:Anna Sattler (lucky69)
email:xxevangelinexx@gmail.com
[Em] We set to sail on a [Bb] packet full of [F]spice, rum and [Em]tea-leaves.
We've emptied out all the bars and the bowery hotels
[Em] [F#] [G] Tell your daughters do not[G/B] [G] walk the streets alone to[Em]night
[Em] [F#] [G] Tell your daughters do not[E] [F#] [G] walk the streets alone to[B7]night
([B7]La [B7/A]da [G]dum [Em]dum)
Tell the tale of the jewess and the mandarin chinese boy
He led her down from her gilded canopy of cloth.
And through her blindfold she could make out the figures there before her
And how the air was thick with incense, cardamom and myrrh
[B7] [B7/A] [G]  
[C/G] So goodnight, boys, good[Em]night[Em] [F#] [G]
[C/G] Say goodnight, boys, good[B7]night
[B7]La [B7/A]da [G]dum [Em]dum
[Em]La [C]da[G] d[D]um[B7] dum...
We set to sail on a clipper that's bound for South Australia
The weather's warm there, the natives are dark and nubile.
But if you listen, quiet, you can hear the footsteps on the cross-trees
The ghosts of sailors passed, their spectral bodies clinging to the shrouds.
So goodnight, boys, goodnight
Say goodnight, boys, goodnight
[B7]La [B7/A]da du[G]m du[Em]m
Em C G D B7 (x2) Em
La da dum dum...

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