The secret of the locket    (video)

 

    Am ~ ~ ~

 

                  Am                               G

1. In those verses of the Bible a message was concealed,

              F                         E

    and soon for John the secret was revealed.

Am                                          G

     Deep in a castle well the treasure could be found,

       F                                 E

    Blackbeard's diamond fourteen fathoms down.

 

               Am  - G               F      - E

“Have a care,       have a care,

             Am  - G           F                         - E

have a care,       t'was evilly come by.”                    + Am

 

                 Am                                          G

2. Though running as an outlaw with a price upon his head,

    F                                      E

    to his darling Grace, he had to go instead.

         Am                                          G

    To tell her of his love and all the riches he would bring,

               F                                       E

    with Blackbeard's diamond and buy her a wedding ring.

 

               Am  - G               F      - E

“Have a care,       have a care,

             Am  - G           F                          - E

have a care,       t'was evilly come by.”

 

+  Am - G - F - E (3x)

 

               Am  - G               F      - E

“Have a care,       have a care,

             Am  - G           F                        - E

have a care,       t'was evilly come by.”              +  Am

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)    (Chris de Burgh)