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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.