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Grimmy Chord Req: Gypsy (Ralph McTell) (23) Chords Add: GYPSY (Ralph McTell) 26 Sep 05

I learned this song many years ago, so my recollection is a little hazy, but

Dropped D tuning.

D                  G    D         G                        D
Our fathers out of India come, and stopped where they found water
                               G      D
And the giorgio boys with their greedy eyes
            C                      D
Coveted our daughters, coveted our daughters

The next bit doesn't use 'proper' chords cos it's picked, so I'll skip to the...


    D            G      D         A             D
Now if the gypsy cannot dance, in your heart you will discover
                     G                A                D
That the flame needs air to burn, and soon it'll be all over

(Forgive me if the words are wrong - it was a long time ago!).

I'll try to improve on this once I get my hands on a guitar. Hope this helps.

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