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Jamaica Farewell[Bearbeiten]


X:11
T: Jamaica Farewell
C: trad.
L: 1/8
Q: 1/4 = 100
K:A
"A" ee-ee- eee2 |"D" fg-a-a agf2 |"E" e2 ed "E7"-dded | "A"c d2 e-e2 z2 | 
"A"z eee e2 ee | "D"f2 ga- aagf | "E"e2 ed- "E7"dd ed | "A"c B2 A- Ac e2 | 
A2 Ac-c3 c | "Bm"B2 Bd-d4 | "E7"z G- GG B3 B | "A"AABc- c3 e | 
A2 Ac - cccc | "Bm"BB Bd- dddd | "E7"cc cc B2B2 | "A"B2 AA-A4 |]

trad. Bearb.: mjchael

Verse 1
[A]Down the way, where the[D]nights are gay,
and the[E]sun shines[7]daily on the[A]mountain top,
I[A]took a trip on a[D]sailing ship,
And when I[E]reached Jamaica, I[A]made a stop.


Chorus
But I'm[A]sad to say, I'm[Bm]on my way,
[E]Won't be[7]back for[A]many a day,
My[A]heart is down, my head is [Bm]turning around,
I had to[A]leave a little [E7]girl in[A]Kingston town.
Verse 2
[A]Sounds of laughter[D]everywhere,
And the[E]dancing[7]girls sway [A]to and fro,[1]
I[A]must declare, my[D]heart is there,
Though[E]I've been from Maine to[A]Mexico.
Verse 3
[A]Down at the market,[D]you can hear,
Ladies[E]cry out[7]while on their[A]heads they bear,
[A]Aki rice,[Bm]swordfish are nice,
And the [E]rum is fine any[A]time of year.
siehe auch
Anmerkung beim Melodienpicking-Workshop

  1. sway to and fro = schwanken vor und zurück