FREE Christmas Carol Songbook

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    Blue Ridge Mountains

    Fleet Foxes

     

    Capo 6, double-drop-D tuning

     

    Strum: B   D   D U D U

           1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

    Chord Guide:

    Dm7(I)-000213

    Dm13---000002

    Dm7(II)-003210

    Gm7----5x3333

    Dmaj7----004224

    Cadd9--x32010

    Bb-----x13333

    Am11---x02010

    Fmaj13----33x210

     

     

    Intro (one strum per chord): 

    / Dm7 (I) - - - / Dm13 - - - / Dm7 (II) - - - / Dm13 - - - / x2

     

    Dm7 (I)   Dm13   Dm7 (II)        Dm13

    Lie            down     with me, my    dear

    Dm7 (I)   Dm13   Dm7 (II)        Dm13    Dm7 (I)   Dm13   Dm7 (II)   Dm13

    Lie            down.

    Dm7 (I)   Dm13   Dm7 (II)     Dm13

    Under                    stormy         night,

    Dm7 (I)   Dm13   Dm7 (II)     Dm13     Dm7 (I) (hold)

    tell           no -       body.

    (Start strumming):

    / Dm7 (I) - - - / Dm13 - - - / Dm7 (II) - - - / Dm13 - - - / x2

     

    Dm7 (I)         Dm13              Dm7 (II)      Dm13
       My brother where do you intend to go tonight?

        Dm7 (I)           Dm13              Dm7 (II)        Dm13
    I heard that you missed your connecting flight

               Gm7 (4)
    to the blue ridge mountains, over near Tennessee.

     

    / Dm7 (I) - - - / Dm13 - - - / Dm7 (II) - - - / Dm13 - - - /

    Dm7 (I)         Dm13              Dm7 (II)      Dm13
    You're ever welcome with me any time you like,

              Dm7 (I)      Dm13         Dm7 (II)       Dm13
    Let's drive to the country side, leave behind some green-eyed

     

    Gm7 (4)                                                         Dm7 (I)       Dm13      Dm7 (II)      Dm13
    look-a-likes, So no one gets worried, no.
         Gm7
    (4)                                Dm7 (I)       Dm13      Dm7 (II)      Dm13
    So no one gets worried, no.

    (one strum per chord):

            Gm7             Dmaj7
    But Sean don't get careless,

            Gm7              Dmaj7
    I'm sure it'll be fine.

      Cadd9       Bb
    I love you, I love you,

           Am11
    Oh brother of mine.

     

    (resume strumming): 

    / Bb - - - / x16

     

    Chorus:
                Bb
    (4)
    In the quivering forest,

                      Cadd9 (4)
    Where the shivering dog rests,

              Bb (4)
    My good grandfather

                 Fmaj13 (4)
    Built a wooden nest.

     

                Bb (4)
    And the river got frozen,

                 Cadd9 (4)
    And the home got snowed in,

              Bb (4)

    And the yellow moon glowed bright,

                 Fmaj13 (4)
    To the morning light.

     

    Bb                    Cadd9
    Terrible am I child?

    Bb                      Cadd9
    Even if you don't mind,

    Chorus

    (hold each chord):

    Bb                    Cadd9
    Terrible am I child?

    Bb                      Cadd9   Bb  Cadd9
    Even if you don't mind,     No.

     

    (one strum per chord): 

    / Dm7 (I) - - - / Dm13 - - - / Dm7 (II) - - - / Dm13 - - - / x2

     

    End on Dm7 (I)


    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.