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The Magpie  Donovan

...THE MAGPIE... by Donovan

*from 'A Gift from a Flower to a Garden' (1968)*
(Original Key: Abm)
Verse 1:
The [Bb]Magpie is a [C]most illustrious [Dm]bird.
[C] Dwells in a [C/B]diamond [Am]tree.
[Dm] One brings [Bb]sorrow and [C]one brings [Dm]joy,
[C] Sorrow and [C/B]joy for [Dm]me.
Verse 2:
The [Bb]Magpie is a [C]most royal [Dm]bird.
[C] Black and [C/B]blue as [Am]night.
I [Dm]would that [Bb]I had [C]feathers [Dm]three,
[C] Black and [C/B]blue and [Dm]white.
Verse 3:
[Bb] I saw the [C]gentle Magpie [Dm]bird,
In the [C]dusky [C/B]yester-[Am]eve.
[Dm] One brings [Bb]sorrow and [C]one brings [Dm]joy,
[C] Sorrow and [C/B]joy for [Dm]me,
[C] Sorrow and [C/B]joy for [Dm]me.

[Bb] [C] [Dm] [C/B] [Am]  
[EADGBE]x13331 [EADGBE]x32010 [EADGBE]xx0231 [EADGBE]x20010 [EADGBE]x02210
Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2006

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