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Lyr/Chords Req: Wish I Had a Troubadour (T Paxton)

GUEST,jack 05 May 00 - 12:36 AM
Metchosin 05 May 00 - 08:58 PM
GUEST,Will 10 Mar 11 - 09:13 AM
alex s 10 Mar 11 - 11:38 AM
GUEST,999 10 Mar 11 - 11:53 AM
GUEST,MikeL2 10 Mar 11 - 11:57 AM
MikeL2 10 Mar 11 - 02:39 PM
GUEST,999--FOR THE DT ?? 10 Mar 11 - 03:30 PM
alex s 10 Mar 11 - 03:57 PM
GUEST,MikeL2 11 Mar 11 - 08:59 AM
GUEST,leeneia 11 Mar 11 - 09:43 AM
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Subject: Wish I had a troubador
From: GUEST,jack
Date: 05 May 00 - 12:36 AM

Anyone have the chords for this paxton song? Thanks Jack


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Wish I had a troubador
From: Metchosin
Date: 05 May 00 - 08:58 PM


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Wish I Had a Troubadour (T Paxton)
From: GUEST,Will
Date: 10 Mar 11 - 09:13 AM

Anyone got the chords for Tom Paxtons " Wish I had a troubadour" ?


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Subject: Lyr Add: WISH I HAD A TROUBADOUR (Tom Paxton)
From: alex s
Date: 10 Mar 11 - 11:38 AM

WISH I HAD A TROUBADOUR
Words and Music by Tom Paxton

Wish I had a troubadour a-sittin' by my knee,
Playing stately rhythms of the ancient balladry.
If I had a troubadour, I'd signal with my hand
And he would sing for you.
He would sing for you until you'd smile.

    [Cho:]
    Wish I had a wind I'd bring it by.
    A gentle western wind to dry your eye.
    A southern wind to keep you from your cryin',
    I'm still tryin'.

Wish I had a castle clown with bells upon his hat,
Doin' tricks and somersaults, you'd have to laugh at that.
If I had a castle clown, I'd call him to your side,
And he'd do tricks for you.
He'd do tricks for you until you'd smile.

[Cho:]

Wish I had a Royal Ballet, to summon at my will.
Dancin' by the candlelight, some lovely old quadrille.
If I had a Royal Ballet I'd signal with a nod,
And they would dance for you,
They would dance for you until you'd smile.

[Cho:]

[Repeat Verse 1]


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Wish I Had a Troubadour (T Paxton)
From: GUEST,999
Date: 10 Mar 11 - 11:53 AM

You can hear the song on youtube, and transpose the chords from there, if someone doesn't post them first.


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Wish I Had a Troubadour (T Paxton)
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 10 Mar 11 - 11:57 AM

Hi

I have the Tom Paxton Album that he did that on. If you can't get the chords from the Youtube version I will work them out and post if you or anyone else wants them????

Cheers

MikeL2


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Subject: Chords Add: WISH I HAD A TROUBADOUR (Tom Paxton)
From: MikeL2
Date: 10 Mar 11 - 02:39 PM

hi

I have had a quick listen and worked the following chords that work for me. These are more or less the chords that Tom Paxton uses but transposed for a suitable personal key to my voice :

Wish I had a Troubadour
Words and Music by Tom Paxton

A                     F#m                D                           A
Wish I had a troubadour a-sittin' by my knee,

A                      F#m                      Bm7                E7
Playing stately rhythms of the ancient balladry.
A               F#m                     Bm7                      E7      
If I had a troubadour, I'd signal with my hand
E                                           E7
And he would sing for you.
E7             E                                             
He would sing for you until you'd smile.

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   A                                                   E             E7
   Wish I had a wind I'd bring it by.
    A                            C#m                         Bm          E
    A gentle western wind to dry your eye.
    A                                                                      Bm   
    A southern wind to keep you from your cryin',
Bm                   E
    I'm still tryin'.


Wish I had a castle clown with bells upon his hat,
Doin' tricks and somersaults, you'd have to laugh at that.
If I had a castle clown, I'd call him to your side,
And he'd do tricks for you.
He'd do tricks for you until you'd smile.

[Cho:]

Wish I had a Royal Ballet, to summon at my will.
Dancin' by the candlelight, some lovely old quadrille.
If I had a Royal Ballet I'd signal with a nod,
And they would dance for you,
They would dance for you until you'd smile.

[Cho:]

[Repeat Verse 1]


I hope this helps.

Cheers

MikeL2


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Wish I Had a Troubadour (T Paxton)
From: GUEST,999--FOR THE DT ??
Date: 10 Mar 11 - 03:30 PM

You are a gem!


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Wish I Had a Troubadour (T Paxton)
From: alex s
Date: 10 Mar 11 - 03:57 PM

Ooo er, didn't get past Lyr/
Should have gone to Specsavers.....


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Wish I Had a Troubadour (T Paxton)
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 11 Mar 11 - 08:59 AM

Hi

Pleased to be of assistance, glad it helped.

Cheers

MikeL2


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Wish I Had a Troubadour (T Paxton)
From: GUEST,leeneia
Date: 11 Mar 11 - 09:43 AM

Thanks for bringing this song up. I like it.

You can hear it at

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvjSqdKIr_s


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Subject: Chords Add: WISH I HAD A TROUBADOUR (Tom Paxton)
From: Tattie Bogle
Date: 11 Mar 11 - 07:14 PM

From Tom's book "The Honor of Your Company":
G                   Em                A                   Em
Wish I had a troubadour a-sitting by my knee
G                     Em                A                D7
Playin' stately rhythms of the ancient balladry
G             Em                   C       Em       Am
If I had a troubadour, I'd signal with my hand and he would
D7                                                                         G       Em
sing for you.....he would sing for you.....until you smile

Chorus
Em                                           A
Wish I had a wind, I'd bring it by..........a
Em                                 A
gentle wind to dry your eye..........a
G                         Em                         Am   Am7 Am6
Southern wind to keep you from your cry ..in'....
Am       D7
I'm still tryin'.........


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: Wish I Had a Troubadour (T Paxton)
From: Chris in Portland
Date: 12 Mar 11 - 10:06 AM

If someone out there likes a Paxton song - like this one - that is adventuresome with chords and melody, try a search on AND LOVIN' YOU (Paxton/Gibson). It's a great one!
Chris in Portland


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