On the wings of a silver bird    (video)

 

    G    - Am - G - F    - C - G - F - C

 

    C                                      G

1. I know that I've stayed away for too long,

      G                         G7                F      C     - F - C

    I've missed the sweet love you give me.

C                                         F

    No other woman could warm me inside,

                         C                     G     C

    I need you much more than I realized.

 

                              G                             F           C

On the wings of a silverbird I'm flying home to you,

                             G                                F          C

on the wings of a silverbird I'll soon be holding you.

                              G              - E                      Am   G    F

So wipe all those tears away        I'm coming home to stay,

                        C                            G                                 F       C

get ready, my love, just look up above for the wings of a silverbird.   

 

+  G ~

 

       C                                 G

2. You send me letters to help time go by,

    G               G7                      F    C       - F - C

    I call your name while I'm dreaming.

    C                              F

    I need to feel you, I long for your touch,

                   C           G                  C

    I wanna tell you I love you so much.

 

                              G                             F           C

On the wings of a silverbird I'm flying home to you,

                             G                                F          C

on the wings of a silverbird I'll soon be holding you.

                              G              - E                      Am   G    F

So wipe all those tears away        I'm coming home to stay,

                        C                            G                                  F      C

get ready, my love, just look up above for the wings of a silverbird.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    F                                    C

+ I'll keep your picture to kiss and say good night,

          D             D7             G

    but I wanna hold you forever.

 

+  G - F - C (2x)

 

                              G              - E                      Am   G    F

So wipe all those tears away        I'm coming home to stay,

                        C                            G                                  F       C

get ready, my love, just look up above for the wings of a silverbird.

 

+  repeat last CHORUS          +  F - C

 

    (Engelbert)