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Key: C
 
 

     C     G     A     B    A2  A3 (substitue for A) 
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Intro Picking pattern (Open C) 

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Chorus 

 We were far from the shores of England 
     C        G       A3     C           
e|------0--------1------3--------0------------------------| 
C|--------0--------0------2--------0----------------------| 
G|----0--------2-------4--------0-------------------------| 
C|--0--------0--------0------0----------------------------| 
G|--------------------------------------------------------| 
C|--------------------------------------------------------| 

Far from our children and wives 

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e|------0-------1--------3-------3------------------------| 
C|--------0-------0--------0-------0----------------------| 
G|----0-------2--------4-------4--------------------------| 
C|--0-------0--------0-------0----------------------------| 
G|--------------------------------------------------------| 
C|--------------------------------------------------------| 

To play our hand in the new found land, Where the wind cuts like a knife 

   B        A                C           C         G       A3        A3 
e|-----5-------3----3----0-------0-----|------0-----1---0--------3--------3-------| 
C|-------0-------0----0----0-------0---|--------0----0----0--------2--------2-----| 
G|---5-------4-----------------0-------|----0------------------4--------4---------| 
C|-0-------0-----------------0---------|--0------------------0--------0-----------| 
G|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------------| 
C|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------------| 

We were far from the shores of England 

    G        G          A      C         C        C        C 
e|------1--------1---------3-------0--------0---------0-------0----| 
C|--------0--------0---------0-------0--------0---------0-------0--| 
G|----2--------2---------4-------0--------0---------0-------0------| 
C|--0--------0---------0-------0--------0---------0-------0--------| 
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 
C|-----------------------------------------------------------------| 


verse 1 

We shipped on board the Maryanne 
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To find a better life 
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C|--0-------0--------0-------0-----------------------------| 
G|---------------------------------------------------------| 
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And we walked across the water           When she broke up on the ice 
   B        A                C           C         G       A3        A3 
e|-----5-------3----3----0-------0----|-------0-----1---0--------3--------3-------| 
C|-------0-------0----0----0-------0--|---------0----0----0--------2--------2-----| 
G|---5-------4-----------------0------|-----0------------------4--------4---------| 
C|-0-------0-----------------0--------|---0------------------0--------0-----------| 
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C|------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------| 

We came ashore in Carbonear 
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C|--------0--------0------2--------0----------------------| 
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C|--0--------0--------0------0----------------------------| 
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With nothing but our rights 
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C|--0-------0--------0-------0----------------------------| 
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And I wondered if I e'er again           Would see my London lights 
   B        A                C           C         G       A3        A3 
e|-----5-------3----3----0-------0----|-------0-----1---0--------3--------3-------| 
C|-------0-------0----0----0-------0--|---------0----0----0--------2--------2-----| 
G|---5-------4-----------------0------|-----0------------------4--------4---------| 
C|-0-------0-----------------0--------|---0------------------0--------0-----------| 
G|------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------| 
C|------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------| 


Chorus 

 We were far from the shores of England 
     C        G       A2     C           
e|------0--------1------3--------0------------------------| 
C|--------0--------0------2--------0----------------------| 
G|----0--------2------ 0--------0-------------------------| 
C|--0--------0--------0------0----------------------------| 
G|--------------------------------------------------------| 
C|--------------------------------------------------------| 

Far from our children and wives 

    C       G         A      A          
e|------0-------1--------3-------3------------------------| 
C|--------0-------0--------2-------2----------------------| 
G|----0-------2--------4-------4--------------------------| 
C|--0-------0--------0-------0----------------------------| 
G|--------------------------------------------------------| 
C|--------------------------------------------------------| 

To play our hand in the new found land, Where the wind cuts like a knife 

   B        A                C           C         G       A3        A3 
e|-----5-------3----3----0-------0-----|------0-----1---0--------3--------3-------| 
C|-------0-------0----0----0-------0---|--------0----0----0--------2--------2-----| 
G|---5-------4-----------------0-------|----0------------------4--------4---------| 
C|-0-------0-----------------0---------|--0------------------0--------0-----------| 
G|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------------| 
C|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------------| 

We were far from the shores of England 

    G        G          A      C          C         C        C    
e|------1--------1---------3-------0---|------0---------0--------0------| 
C|--------0--------0---------2-------0-|--------0---------0--------0----| 
G|----2--------2---------4-------0-----|----0---------0--------0--------| 
C|--0--------0---------0-------0-------|--0---------0--------0----------| 
G|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------| 
C|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------| 


verse 2 

We spend our days amid the waves 

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C|--------------------------------------------------------| 

Working water, hook and twine 

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C|--------------------------------------------------------| 

We would go for weeks with blistered cheeks   Waiting for the sun to shine 
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C|-------0-------0----0----0-------0--------|--------0----0----0--------2--------2-----| 
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But as long as the sky hold over us 

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We will not taste the brine 
  
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And we'll curse the cod With the fear of God   As we haul in every line 

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e|-----5-------3----3----0-------0----------|------0-----1---0--------3--------3-------| 
C|-------0-------0----0----0-------0--------|--------0----0----0--------2--------2-----| 
G|---5-------4-----------------0------------|----0------------------4--------4---------| 
C|-0-------0-----------------0--------------|--0------------------0--------0-----------| 
G|------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------| 
C|------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------| 


Chorus 

 We were far from the shores of England 
     C        G       A3     C           
e|------0--------1------3--------0------------------------| 
C|--------0--------0------2--------0----------------------| 
G|----0--------2-------4--------0-------------------------| 
C|--0--------0--------0------0----------------------------| 
G|--------------------------------------------------------| 
C|--------------------------------------------------------| 

Far from our children and wives 

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e|------0-------1--------3-------3------------------------| 
C|--------0-------0--------2-------2----------------------| 
G|----0-------2--------4-------4--------------------------| 
C|--0-------0--------0-------0----------------------------| 
G|--------------------------------------------------------| 
C|--------------------------------------------------------| 

To play our hand in the new found land, Where the wind cuts like a knife 

   B        A                C           C         G       A3        A3 
e|-----5-------3----3----0-------0-----|------0-----1---0--------3--------3-------| 
C|-------0-------0----0----0-------0---|--------0----0----0--------2--------2-----| 
G|---5-------4-----------------0-------|----0------------------4--------4---------| 
C|-0-------0-----------------0---------|--0------------------0--------0-----------| 
G|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------------| 
C|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------------| 

 We were far from the shores of England 
     C        G       A3     C           
e|------0--------1------3--------0------------------------| 
C|--------0--------0------2--------0----------------------| 
G|----0--------2-------4--------0-------------------------| 
C|--0--------0--------0------0----------------------------| 
G|--------------------------------------------------------| 
C|--------------------------------------------------------| 

Far from our native soil 

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C|--------0-------0--------0-------0----------------------| 
G|----0-------2--------4-------4--------------------------| 
C|--0-------0--------0-------0----------------------------| 
G|--------------------------------------------------------| 
C|--------------------------------------------------------| 

To chase a wish and hunt the Fish        And on the rocks to toil 

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e|-----5-------3----3----0-------0-----|------0-----1---0--------3--------3-------| 
C|-------0-------0----0----0-------0---|--------0----0----0--------2--------2-----| 
G|---5-------4-----------------0-------|----0------------------4--------4---------| 
C|-0-------0-----------------0---------|--0------------------0--------0-----------| 
G|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------------| 
C|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------------| 

We were far from the shores of England 

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Behind the Solo  

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C|-------0-------0---0----0---0----0---0--| 
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C|-0--------------------------------------| 
G|----------------------------------------| 
C|----------------------------------------| 

     C/G                A3       A3          
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C|-----0---0-----0---0----2---2-----2---2--| 
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C|-----------------------------------------| 
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C|-----------------------------------------| 

     C         C/G 
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C|-----0---0-----0----0----0---0----0---0--| 
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C|-----------------------------------------| 
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C|-----------------------------------------| 

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verse 3  

Should we find fortune's favor 

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And be spared from the gale 

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We will live off honest labour                With our hearts as big as sails 

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C|-------0-------0----0----0-------0--------|--------0----0----0--------2--------2-----| 
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But if I should die don't bury me 

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Or leave me to the sea 

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Send my bones back to my home                  Where my spirit can be free 

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C|-------0-------0----0----0-------0--------|--------0----0----0--------2--------2-----| 
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C|-0-------0-----------------0--------------|--0------------------0--------0-----------| 
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C|------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------| 


Chorus 

 We were far from the shores of England 
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C|--------0--------0------2--------0----------------------| 
G|----0--------2-------4--------0-------------------------| 
C|--0--------0--------0------0----------------------------| 
G|--------------------------------------------------------| 
C|--------------------------------------------------------| 

Far from our children and wives 

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e|------0-------1--------3-------3------------------------| 
C|--------0-------0--------2-------2----------------------| 
G|----0-------2--------4-------4--------------------------| 
C|--0-------0--------0-------0----------------------------| 
G|--------------------------------------------------------| 
C|--------------------------------------------------------| 

To play our hand in the Newfoundland,    Where the wind cuts like a knife 

   B        A                C           C         G       A3        A3 
e|-----5-------3----3----0-------0-----|------0-----1---0--------3--------3-------| 
C|-------0-------0----0----0-------0---|--------0----0----0--------2--------2-----| 
G|---5-------4-----------------0-------|----0------------------4--------4---------| 
C|-0-------0-----------------0---------|--0------------------0--------0-----------| 
G|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------------| 
C|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------------| 

 We were far from the shores of England 
     C        G       A3     C           
e|------0--------1------3--------0------------------------| 
C|--------0--------0------2--------0----------------------| 
G|----0--------2-------4--------0-------------------------| 
C|--0--------0--------0------0----------------------------| 
G|--------------------------------------------------------| 
C|--------------------------------------------------------| 

Far from our native soil 

    C       G         A3     A3          
e|------0-------1--------3-------3------------------------| 
C|--------0-------0--------2-------2----------------------| 
G|----0-------2--------4-------4--------------------------| 
C|--0-------0--------0-------0----------------------------| 
G|--------------------------------------------------------| 
C|--------------------------------------------------------| 

To chase a wish and hunt the Fish        And on the rocks to toil 

   B        A                C           C         G       A3        A3 
e|-----5-------3----3----0-------0-----|------0-----1---0--------3--------3-------| 
C|-------0-------0----0----0-------0---|--------0----0----0--------2--------2-----| 
G|---5-------4-----------------0-------|----0------------------4--------4---------| 
C|-0-------0-----------------0---------|--0------------------0--------0-----------| 
G|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------------| 
C|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------------| 

We were far from the shores of England 

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e|------1--------1---------3-------0----0----------------| 
C|--------0--------0---------2-------0--0----------------| 
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