My Bonny Light Horseman Traditional Songs Guitar Cho

My Bonny Light Horseman Traditional Songs Guitar Chords

[Optional intro]
A D G A7
Oh, Napoleon Bonaparte, you’re the cause of my woe

A7 D Bm G A
Since my bonny light horseman to the wars he did go

[Verse 1]
A D G A7
When Boney commanded his armies to stand
A7 D G A Bm
He levelled his cannons right over the land
Bm A G D A7
He levelled his cannons the victory to gain
A7 D G Bm A
And he slew my light horseman on the way coming in

[Chorus]
A D G A7
Broken hearted I’ll wander, broken hearted I’ll remain

A7 D G A Bm
Since my bonny light horseman in the wars he was slain

[Verse 2]
A D G A7
And if I was a small bird and had wings to fly
A7 D G A Bm
I would fly over the salt sea where my true love does lie
Bm A G D A7
And with my fond wings I’d beat right over his grave
A7 D G Bm A
And I’d kiss the pale lips that lie cold in the clay

[Chorus]
A D G A7
Broken hearted I’ll wander, broken hearted I’ll remain

A7 D G A Bm
Since my bonny light horseman in the wars he was slain

[Verse 3]
A D G A7
The dove she laments for her mate as she flies
A7 D G A Bm
“Tell me where, ah, tell me where is my true love?” she sighs
Bm A G D A7
“And where in the wide world is there one to compare
A7 D G Bm A
With my bonny light horseman who was killed in the war?”

[Optional ending]
A D G A7
Oh, Napoleon Bonaparte, you’re the cause of my woe

A7 D Bm G A
Since my bonny light horseman to the wars he did go

A D G A7
Broken hearted I’ll wander, broken hearted I’ll remain

A7 D G A Bm
Since my bonny light horseman in the wars he was slain

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