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June Hymn

The Decemberists

 

Chord Guide

      3    4

G:    3x0003

       2    4

G/F#:  2x0003

       12

Em:   022000

       32 1

C:    x32010

       2  1

C/B   x2x010

        2 1

Am7:  x02010

      3 2 1

C/G:  3x2010

       T  21

D9/F#: 2x0210

         132

D:    xx0232

Dadd2     32 1

add4:    x54030

 

 

 

            >       >

        B   D   D U D U    > = Accent

Strum:  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

 

Capo 2

 

Intro: / G - - - / x8

 

G                          G/F#              Em (2)       

Here's a hymn to welcome in the day

G                G/F#                  Em (2)

Heralding a summer's early sway, and all the bulbs all coming

C   C/B        Am7    Am7 (½)     C/B (½)

in          to begin

           C                     C/B                  Am7                  C/G      D9/F# (2)

The thrushes bleating battle with the wrens disrupts my reverie again

 

G                G/F#             Em (2)

   Pegging clothing on the line

G                G/F#              Em (2)

   Training Jasmine how to vine up the arbor to your

C   C/B            Am7    Am7 (½)     C/B (½)

door         and more

             C                     C/B                  Am7                   C/G               D9/F# (2)

You're standing on the landing with the war you shouldered all the night before

 

Chorus:

C (2)               D (2)

   Once upon it,  yellow bonnets

G (2)                    C (2)

   Garland all the lawn

Am7 (2)                D (2)

   You were waking,  day was breaking

G (2)                C (2)

   A panoply of song

Dadd2add4 (2)             C (2)

    Summer comes to Springville Hill

 

/ G - - - / x4

 

    G             G/F#       Em (2)

A barony of ivy in the trees

     G                    G/F#             Em (2)

Expanding out its empire by degrees and all the branches burst to

    C    C/B           Am7    Am7 (½)     C/B (½)

bloom       in the boom

   C                     C/B            Am7          C/G               D9/F# (2)

Heaven sent this cardinal maroon to decorate our living room

 

Chorus

 

C (2)                        D (2)                      Em (2)     C (2)

   And years from now when this old light isn't ambling anymore

Am7 (2)       D (2)            G    G/F#   Em (2)

    Will I bring my self to wri       -       te

 C (2)                        Dadd2add4 (2)    

    I give my best to Springville Hill

 

/ G - - - / x4

 

Instrumental Verse

 

Chorus

 

/ G - - - / x2

 

Dadd2add4 (2)             C (4)

    Summer comes to Springville Hill

 

/ G - - - / x6, ritard last couple beats

 

End on G

 


This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.