Chordproc: Byrds : Misc

Byrds : Misc


  1. Ballad Of Easy Rider
  2. The Bells Of Rhymney
  3. Chestnut Mare
  4. Eight Miles High
  5. Feel A Whole Lot Better
  6. Fifth Dimension
  7. Goin' Back
  8. Mr Tambourine Man
  9. So You Want To Be A Rock And Roll
  10. Turn Turn Turn
  11. Wild Mountain Thyme
  12. Hickory Wind

Ballad Of Easy Rider

D
D
F#m
G
The river flows, it flows to the sea
G/f#
Em
A
Wherever that river goes that's where I want to be
D
D4
D
D4
Flow river flow, let your waters wash down
D
Em
A4
A
D
D4
D
Take me from this road to some other town
D
F#m
G
All he wanted was to be free
G/f#
Em
A
And that's the way it turned out to be
D
D4
D
D4
Flow river flow, let your waters wash down
D
Em
A4
A
D
D4
D
Take me from this road to some other town
D
D4
Flow river flow, past the shady trees
D
D4
Go river go, go to the sea
Em
A4
A
D
Flow to the sea
D
F#m
G
The river flows, it flows to the sea
G/f#
Em
A
Wherever it goes that's where I want to be
D
D4
D
D4
Flow river flow, let your waters wash down
D
Em
A4
A
D
D4
D
Take me from this road to some other town



The Bells Of Rhymney

D
D
Dsus2
D
Dsus2
Dsus4
D
Dsus2
D
2x
D
Oh What will you give me?
G
D
E
D
D
D
Dsus2
D
Dsus2
Dsus4
D
Dsus2
D
2x
Say the sad bells of Rhymney
D
Is there hope for the future?
C
Em
A
Say the brown bells of Merthyr
D
Who made the mine owner?
C
Em
A
Say the black bells of Rhondda
D
And who killed the miner?
G
D
E
D
D
D
Dsus2
D
Dsus2
Dsus4
D
Dsus2
D
2x
Say the grim bells of Blaina
D
Put the vandals in court
G
D
E
D
D
D
Dsus2
D
Dsus2
Dsus4
D
Dsus2
D
2x
Say the bells of Newport
D
Bm
All would be well if, if, if, if
C
Em
A
Say the green bells of Cardiff
D
Bm
Why so worried sisters? Why?
G
E
Sang the silver bells of Wye
D
And what will you give me?
G
D
E
D
D
D
Dsus2
D
Dsus2
Dsus4
D
Dsus2
D
2x
Say the sad bells of Rhymney
D
Oh What will you give me?
G
D
E
D
D
D
Dsus2
D
Dsus2
Dsus4
D
Dsus2
D
2x
Say the sad bells of Rhymney
D
Is there hope for the future?
C
Em
A
Say the brown bells of Merthyr
D
Who made the mine owner?
C
Em
A
Say the black bells of Rhondda
D
And who killed the miner?
G
D
E
D
D
D
Dsus2
D
Dsus2
Dsus4
D
Dsus2
D
2x
Say the grim bells of Blaina
G
D
E
D
D
D
Dsus2
D
Dsus2
Dsus4
D
Dsus2
D
2x
Oh oh oh oh
G
D
A
D
D
D
Dsus2
D
Dsus2
Dsus4
D
Dsus2
D
4x
D
Oh oh oh oh



Chestnut Mare

D
F#m
Bm
G
Em
A7
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D
F#m
Bm
G
Bm
A7
Always alone never with a herd
D
F#m
Bm
Prettiest mare ive ever seen
G
Bm
A7
Youll have to take my word
G
Bm
Em
A7
D
F#m
Bm
A7
im gonna catch that horse if I can
G
Bm
Em
A7
D
F#m
Bm
A7
and when i do ill give her my brand
G
Bm
Em
and well be friends for life
G
Bm
Em
shell be just like a wife
G
Bm
Em
A7
D
F#m
Bm
A7
im gonna catch that horse if I can Well I was up on Stony Ridge after this chestnut mare I'd been chasin' her for weeks now. Oh, I'd catch a little glimpse of her every once in a while; she'd be off takin' her meal, or bathin'; she was a real fine lady! This one day I saw her standin' over there in a clearing, so I snuck up to her nice and easy. I waited for the wind to blow just the right way, and I got my rope out and I flung it in the air! Well I got her, and I'm pullin' on her, she's pullin' back like a mule tryin' to climb up a ladder. I take this chance and I jump up on her. Danged if I don't land right on top of her the first time. Well she takes off, runnin' up on to that ridge, higher than I've ever been before. We're runnin' along just fine, and then she sees a sidewinder, all coiled up ready to strike. Well that spooks her, and she jumps off the edge ...me holdin' on! And we were falling down this crevice, about a mile down there I'd say! I look down and I see this red thing below us. Turned out to be our reflection in a little pool of water, about six feet wide, and only one foot deep, and we're comin' down at it! Finally we hit and we splashed that pool dry. Well that's when I lost my hold and she got away. But I'm never gonna' give up, I'm gonna' get her again some day!
Bridge
D7
C
Em
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above the clouds higher than eagles were gliding over the moon straight for the sun we were riding behind us black walls below us a bottomless canyon
G
D
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suspended in the sky my eyes were filled with light floating with no sound
D7
C
Em
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gulls far below seemed to be suddenly rising
G
Bm
Am
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exploding all around



Eight Miles High

Em
G
D
C
G
Eight miles high, and when you touch down.
D
C
You'll find that, it's stranger than known.
Em
G
D
C
G
Sign's in the street, that say where you're going.
D
C
Are somewhere, just being their own.
Em
G
D
C
G
Nowhere is, there warmth to be found.
D
C
Among those afraid, of losing their ground.
Em
G
D
C
G
Rain grey town, known for it's sound.
D
C
In places, small faces unbound.
Em
G
D
C
G
Round the squares, huddled in storms.
D
C
Some laughing, some just shapeless forms.
Em
G
D
C
G
Sidewalk scenes, and black limousines.
D
C
Some living, some just stand alone.



Feel A Whole Lot Better

A
A
A
The reason why, oh I can't say
E
F#m
B
I had to let you go babe, and right a-way
A
D
Bm
After what you did, I can't stay on
A
E
And I'll probably feel a whole lot better
D
E
When you're gone
A
A
A
Baby for a long time, you had me believe
E
F#m
B
That your love was all mine, and that's the way it would be
A
D
Bm
But I didn't know, that you were puttin' me on
A
E
And I'll probably feel a whole lot better
D
G
A
When you're gone, oh when you're gone
A
A
E
F#m
B
A
D
Bm
A
E
D
C
A
A
A
Now I got to say, that it's not like before
E
F#m
B
And I'm not gonna play, your games any more
A
D
Bm
After what you did, I can't stay on
A
E
And I'll probably feel a whole lot better
D
G
When you're gone
A
G
When you're gone
A
G
When you're gone
A
G
When you're gone
A
G
A



Fifth Dimension

D
G
D
Oh, how is it that I could come out to here,
G
D
And be still floatin',
G
Bm
D
And never hit bottom but keep falling through,
F#m
A
Just relaxed and paying attention?
D
G
D
All my two-dimensional boundaries were gone,
G
D
I had lost to them badly,
G
Bm
D
I saw that world crumble and thought I was dead,
F#m
A
But I found my senses still working.
D
G
D
And as I continued to drop through the hole,
G
D
I found all surrounding,
G
Bm
D
To show me that joy innocently is,
F#m
A
Just be quiet and feel it around you.
G
Bm
D
And I opened my heart to the whole universe,
G
D
And I found it was loving,
G
Bm
D
And I saw the great blunder my teachers had made,
F#m
A
Scientific delirium madness.
D
G
D
And now I ll keep falling as long as I live,
G
D
Ah, without ending,
G
Bm
D
And I will remember the place that is now,
F#m
A
That has ended before the beginning ...
D
G
D
Oh, how is it that I could come out to here,
G
D
And be still floatin',
G
Bm
D
And never hit bottom but keep falling through,
F#m
A
Just relaxed and paying attention?
D
G
D
G
D
G
Bm
D
F#m
A
3x



Goin' Back

E
Esus4
E
2x
E
I think I'm going back
A
E
Esus4
E
To the things I learned so well in my youth I think I'm returning
A
E
Esus4
E
To those days when I was young enough to know the truth
C#m
G#m
Now there are no games, to only pass the time
C#m
E
No more electric trains, no more trees to climb
A
B7
E
But thinking young and growing older is no sin;
A
B7
E
Esus4
E
And I can play the game of life to win
E
I can recall a time
A
E
Esus4
E
When I wasn't ashamed to reach out to a friend Now I think I've got
A
E
Esus4
E
A lot more than just my toys to lend
C#m
G#m
Now there's more to do than watch my sailboat glide
C#m
E
But every day can be a magic carpet ride
A
B7
E
Esus4
E
A little bit of courage is all we lack;
A
B7
E
Esus4
E
so catch me if you can, I'm going back
A
B7
E
Esus4
E
La la la la la la la la la la la
A
B7
E
Esus4
E
La la la la la la la la la
C#m
G#m
Now there's more to do than watch my sailboat glide
C#m
E
But every day can be a magic carpet ride
A
B7
E
Esus4
E
A little bit of courage is all we lack,
A
B7
E
Esus4
E
so catch me if you can, I'm going back
A
B7
E
Esus4
E
La la la la la la la la la la la
A
B7
E
Esus4
E
La la la la la la la la la
C#m
G#m
Ahhhhhhhh ah ah ah ahhhhhhhh
C#m
E
Ahhhhhhhh



Mr Tambourine Man

D
A
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D
G
A
2x
G
A
D
G
Hey! Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me,
D
G
Em
A
I'm not sleepy and there ain't no place I'm going to.
G
A
D
G
Hey! Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me,
D
G
Em
A
D
In the jingle jangle morning I'll come followin' you.
G
A
D
G
Take me on a trip upon your magic swirlin' ship,
D
G
D
G
My senses have been stripped, my hands can't feel to grip,
D
G
D
G
My toes too numb to step, wait only for my boot heels
Em
A
To be wanderin'.
G
A
D
G
I'm ready to go anywhere, I'm ready for to fade
D
G
D
G
Into my own parade, cast your dancing spell my way,
Em
A
I promise to go under it.



So You Want To Be A Rock And Roll

G
A
G
A
G
A
G
A
G
A
So you want to be a rock n roll star, then listen now to what I say
G
A
G
A
G
A
G
A
Just get an electric guitar, and take some time, to learn how to play
D
E
A7
D
And with your hair so bright, and your pants too tight, it's going to be alright
G
A
G
A
G
A
G
A
Then it's time to go downtown, where the agent man, won't let you down
G
A
G
A
G
A
G
A
Sell your soul to the company, who are waiting there, to sell plastic ware
D
E
A
D
And in a week or two, if you make the charts, the girls will tear you apart
G
A
G
A
G
A
The price you paid for you riches and fame,
G
A
G
A
was it all a strange game you're a little insane?
G
A
G
A
But it's a game and the public acclaim,
G
A
G
A
don't forget who you are, you're a rock and roll star.
D
E
A
D
La la la la la la la la la la la la la



Turn Turn Turn

Verse
D
G
F#m
A
To every thing, turn, turn, turn,
D
G
F#m
A
There is a season, turn, turn, turn,
G
D/f#
Em
A
D
And a time to every purpose under heaven
Chorus
A
D
A time to be born, a time to die
A
D
A time to plant, a time to reap
A
D
A time to kill, a time to heal
G
D/f#
Em
A
D
A time to laugh, A time to weep
Verse
D
G
F#m
A
To everything, turn, turn, turn,
D
G
F#m
A
There is a season, turn, turn, turn,
G
D/f#
Em
A
D
And a time to every purpose under heaven
Chorus
A
D
A time to build up, a time to break down
A
D
A time to dance, a time to mourn
A
D
A time to cast away stones
G
D/f#
Em
A
D
A time to gather stones together
Verse
D
G
F#m
A
To everything, turn, turn, turn,
D
G
F#m
A
There is a season, turn, turn, turn,
G
D/f#
Em
A
D
And a time to every purpose under heaven
Chorus
A
D
A time of love, a time of hate
A
D
A time of war, a time of peace
A
D
A time you may embrace
G
D/f#
Em
A
D
A time to refrain from embracing
Verse
D
G
F#m
A
To everything, turn, turn, turn,
D
G
F#m
A
There is a season, turn, turn, turn,
G
D/f#
Em
A
D
And a time to every purpose under heaven
Chorus
A
D
A time to gain, a time to lose
A
D
A time to rend, a time to sew
A
D
A time to love, a time to hate
G
D/f#
Em
A
D
A time for peace, I swear it's not too late



Wild Mountain Thyme

G
D
G
D
Oh, the summer time is coming
G
Em
D
And the leaves are sweetly turning
G
F#m
Em
And the wild mountain thyme
G
Em
Blooms across the purple heather
D
G
D
Will you go, lassie, go
D
G
D
If you will not go with me
G
Em
D
I will surely find another
G
F#m
Em
To pull wild mountain thyme
G
Em
All across the purple heather
D
G
D
Will you go, lassie, go
G
Em
D
And we'll all go together
G
F#m
Em
To pull wild mountain thyme
G
Em
All across the purple heather
D
G
D
Will you go, lassie, go
G
Em
D
And we'll all go together
G
F#m
Em
To pull wild mountain thyme
G
Em
All across the purple heather
D
G
D
Will you go, lassie, go



Hickory Wind

G
D
C
G
C
G
G
D
C
G
In South Carolina, there're many tall pines
D
C
D
I remember the oak tree, that we used to climb
C
G
C
G
But now when I'm lonesome, I always pretend
C
D
G
C
G
that I'm headin' the field of hickory wind
G
D
C
G
I started out younger, had most everything
D
C
D
All the riches and pleasures, what else can life bring?
C
G
C
G
But it makes me feel better, each time you begin
C
D
G
C
G
Callin' me home, hickory wind
G
D
C
G
C
G
G
D
C
G
It's a hard way to find out, that trouble is real
D
C
D
In a faraway city, with a faraway feel
C
G
C
G
But it makes me feel better, each time you begin
C
D
G
C
G
Callin' me home, hickory wind
C
D
G
C
G
Keeps callin' me home, hickory wind