Weeping pilgrim    (video)

 

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1. You may tell them, madam, when you see them,

†††††††††††††† Am††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††F†††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††C

††† Iím a poor mourning pilgrim, Iím bound to the Promised Land.

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††† You may tell them, Adam, when you see them,

†††††††††††††† Am†††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††F††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††C

††† Iím a poor mourning pilgrim, Iím bound to the Promised Land.

 

†††††† Am†††††††† ††C††††† †††††††††††††F††††††† †††††††Am

Iíll weep, Iíll moan, and Iíll move slowly on,

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Iím a poor mourning pilgrim, Iím bound for Canaanís land.

 

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2. You may tell them, father, when you see them,

†††††††††††††† Am††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††F†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††C

††† Iím a poor mourning pilgrim and Iím bound to the Promised Land.

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††† You may tell them, my mother, when you see them,

†††††††††††††† Am††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† F††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C

††† Iím a poor mourning pilgrim, Iím bound to the Promised Land.

 

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3. You may tell them, my brother, when you see them,

†††††††††††††† Am††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† F†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††C

††† Iím a poor mourning pilgrim, Iím bound to the Promised Land.

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††† You may tell them, sweet sister, when you see them,

†††††††††††††† Am††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† F††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††C

††† Iím a poor mourning pilgrim and Iím bound to the Promised Land.

 

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(orig. = capo 4th)††† (Elvis Perkins, from ďSalvation BoulevardĒ)