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Thread #92247   Message #2333366
Posted By: GUEST
05-May-08 - 12:37 PM
Thread Name: Chord Req: Short Grass (Ian Tyson)
Subject: Chords Add: SPANISH IS THE LOVING TONGUE
As to Spanish Is A Loving Tongue:

Spanish Is A Loving Tongue    Words Charles Badger Clark/Music traditional

Capo 3rd fret

(G) (D7) (G)        
Spanish is a (C)loving tongue,
(G) Soft as music, (Am) light as (D)spray.
(G) Was a girl that I (C)learned it from,
(G) Living down So(D7)nora (G)way.
(C) I don't (D)look much (C) like a (G)lover,
But I (Em)say her (Am)love words (D)over,
(G) Mostly when I´m (C)all alone,
(G) 'Mi amor, mi (D) cora(G)zon.' (C)(D)(D7)(G)

On the nights that (C)I would ride,
(G) She would listen (Am) for my (D)spurs,
(G) Throw the big door (C)open wide,
(G) Raise them laughing (D7)eyes of (G)hers.
(C) How those (D)hours would (C) get to (G)flyin',
All too (Em)soon he'd (Am)hear her (D)sighing
(G) In her little (C)sorry tone,
(G) 'Mi amor, mi (D) cora(G)zon.' (C)(D)(D7)(G)

Well, I ain't seen her (C) since that night,
(G) I can't cross the (Am)line, you (D)know.
(G) They want me for a (C)gambling fight,
(G) Like as not, it's (D7)better (G)so.
And (C)yet I´ve (D)always (C) sort of (G)missed her,
Since that (Em)last sad (Am)night I (D)kissed her,
(G) I lost my heart and (C)left her own,
(G) Adios, mi (D)cora(G)zon, (C)(D)(D7)(G)
Lost my heart (C)left her own,
(G) Adios, mi (D)co(D7)ra(G)zon. (D) (D7) (G) (C)(D)(D7)(G)

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