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The Real McKenzies

The Massacre Of Glencoe(Chords)

The Real McKenzies

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Key: C
Capo on 3rd fret


verse 1 
C                   F 
   They came in the night 
         C 
When the men were asleep 
     G  
This band O' Argyles 
        C             G 
Through snow soft and deep 
     C         F    
Like murdering foxes 
  C 
A-mong helpless sheep 
     F               G 
They slaughtered the house of 
    C 
Mac-Donald 

C O Cruel is the snow F C That sweeps Glen-coe C G And covers the grave O Donald C And cruel was the foe F C That raped Glen-coe F G And murdered the house of C Mac-Donald
verse 2 C F They came in a blizzard C We offered them heat G A roof o'er their heads C G Dry shoes for their feet C F We wined them and dined them C They ate of our meat F G And they slept in the house of C Mac-Donald
C O Cruel is the snow F C That sweeps Glen-coe C G And covers the grave O Donald C And cruel was the foe F C That raped Glen-coe F G And murdered the house of C Mac-Donald
verse 3 C F They came from Fort William C Wi' murder in mind G The Campbells had orders C G King William had signed C F Put all to the sword C These words were underlined F G And leave none a-live called C Mac-Donald verse 4 C F Some died in their beds C At the hand of the foe G Some fled in the night C G And were lost in the snow C F Some lived to ac-cuse him C That struck the first blow F G But gone was the house of C Mac-Donald
C O Cruel is the snow F C That sweeps Glen-coe C G And covers the grave O Donald C And cruel was the foe F C That raped Glen-coe F G And murdered the house of C Mac-Donald
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