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Queen – `39
Intro: Am Am Am Am | G G

G D Em C G D C G
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G D Em C G D G G G G (folk strum)
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G (pickup chord) D
In the year of '39....
Em
Assembled here the volunteers
C ~ G
Days when lands were few
D Em Em7
Here the ship sailed out into the
C ~
Blue and sunny morn
D/G Dmaj G
Sweetest sight ever seen.

G D
And night followed day,
B7
And the story tellers say
Em Am (then passing notes C B A F#)
That the score brave souls inside
G D
For many a lonely day sailed across the milky seas
C Em C D C ( G) D
Ne'er looked back, never feared, never cried.

G C G
Don't you hear my call, though you're many years away,
G D
Don't you hear me calling you
G F#/G Em D C B/G Am
Write your letters in the sand for the day I take your hand
Em D G
In the land that our grandchildren knew.

G (pickup chord) D
In the year of '39
Em
Came a ship in from the blue
C ~ G
The Volunteers came home that day
D Em Em7
And they bring good news
C ~
Of a world so newly born
D/G Dmaj G
Though their so heavily weigh

G D
For the earth is old and grey,
B7
To a new home we'll away
Em Am (then passing notes C B A F#)
But my love this cannot be
G D
For so many years have gone though I'm older but a year
C Em C D C ( G) D
Your mother's eyes in your eyes cry to me.

G C G
Don't you hear my call though you're many years away
G D
Don't you hear me calling you
G F#/G Em D C B/G Am
All the letters in the sand cannot heal me like your hand
Em D G
For my life still ahead pity me.
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Intro: C C Cdim C Am Am E E A# A# D# D# G G
G D Em C D C G G D Em C Cmaj7 D7 G

D7 Em
In the year of '39 assembled here the volunteers
C G D7
In the days when lands were few
Em G
Here the ship sailed out into the
C G D7 G
Blue and sunny morn, sweetest sight ever seen.
D7 D#dim
And the night followed day, and the storytellers say
Em Am
That the score brave souls inside
G D7
For many a lonely day sailed across the milky seas
C D7 G D7
Never looked back, never feared, never cried.

G C G
Don't you hear my call, though you're many years away,
G D7
Don't you hear me calling you
G Bm Em D6 C Bm Am
Write your letters in the sand for the day I take your hand
Bm D7 G
In the land that our grandchildren knew.

Bridge: D# D# Cm Cm C7 C7 C7 C7 A A A A
C C Cdim C Am Am E E A# A# A# D# D# G

D7 Em
In the year of '39 came a ship in from the blue
C G D7
The volunteers came home that day
Em G
And they bring good news of a world so newly born
C G D7 G
Though their hearts so heavily weigh
D7 D#dim
For the earth is old and grey, little darling we'll away
Em Am
But my love this cannot be
G D7
For so many years have gone though I'm older but a year
C D7 G D7
Your mother's eyes, from your eyes cry to me.

G C G
Don't you hear my call though you're many years away
G D7
Don't you hear me calling you
G Bm Em D6 C Bm Am
All the letters in the sand cannot heal me like your hand
Em7 D7 G
For my life, still ahead, pity me.

Outtro: G D Em C Cmaj7 D G G D G

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