Billy Bones And The White Bird Chords & Lyrics Artist:

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A chord Ab chord B chord Bb chord C chord D chord D sharp chord Dm chord Db chord E chord F chord F sharp chord G chord G sharp chord C Sharp chord A Sharp chord F/C chord Ab/Eb chord G/B chord F/A chord Eb/F chord Eb/Ab chord
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How To Play

INTRO
F
F Eb/F Ab Bb
F Eb/F Ab Bb
 
VERSE 1
F
Take the wheel I hear the timbers creaking
Eb/Ab                       Bb
Take the wheel I think this ship is sinking
Bb                       Bb   Bb   Bb      G/B
Jamaica seems so far and I've been thinking
    C                                                                   F
Old Billy Bones has gone to sea and quit his dockside drinking
 
BRIDGE
         Eb/F           Ab            Bb
Check it out, check it out, check it out
 
VERSE 2
F
And when I'm dead who'll fly the White Bird home
    Eb/Ab                   Bb
I'm not the ancient mariner your children know
Bb                                     Bb   Bb   Bb  G/B
And the sea's the field these old jack tars have sown
C                                            C       C     C    F
`Cause Billy Bones just wants to know who'll fly the White Bird home
 
BRIDGE
         Eb/F          Ab            Bb
Check it out, check it out, check it out,
           F           Eb/F           Ab            Bb
Check it out, check it out, check it out, check it out,
 
CHORUS
        F F F/A F/C       F F/C F/A F
Oh your majesty____, your majesty____
Ab/Eb
I heard the bosun cry
Dm
Old Billy Bones has washed ashore
Db             C
Upon a foreign tide
 
BRIDGE
         F             Eb/F          Ab            Bb
Check it out, check it out, check it out, check it out,
         F             Eb/F          Ab            Bb
Check it out, check it out, check it out, check it out,
 
INTERLUDE
F
Eb/Ab           Bb
Bb              G/B
C               F
 
BRIDGE
         F             Eb/F          Ab            Bb
Check it out, check it out, check it out, check it out,
         F             Eb/F          Ab            Bb
Check it out, check it out, check it out, check it out,
 
CHORUS
        F F F/A F/C       F F/C F/A F
Oh your majesty____, your majesty____
Ab/Eb
I heard the bosun cry
Dm
Old Billy Bones has washed ashore
Db             C
Upon a foreign tide
 
OUTRO
         F             Eb/F          Ab            Bb
Check it out, check it out, check it out, check it out,
         F             Eb/F          Ab            Bb
Check it out, check it out, check it out, check it out,
         F             F#            G             G#
Check it out, check it out, check it out, check it out,
         A             A#            B             C
Check it out, check it out, check it out, check it out,
         C#            D             D#            E
Check it out, check it out, check it out, check it out,
         F
Check it out!

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