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Leaving The Land Lyrics And Guitar Chords for Eric Bogle song. 4/4 timing.  Lyrics and chords fit the version from ‚The Eric Bogle Songbook’ , chords worked ou by Marc.
Intro: D-F#m-Bm-G (2x)

(D)It's time to go (Bm)Jenny
(D)No need to close the (Bm)door
(D)What if the (F#m)dust gets (G)in the house it doesn't (D)matter any(G)more
(A)You and the dust have (A7)been at war for (D)far too many (A)years
(E)Well now the war is over Jenny (A)dear –Bm-A-Bm-A

Chorus
(D)Lea--(F#m)--(Bm)--(G)ving the (D)land -F#m-Bm-G       
(D)Lea--(F#m)--(Bm)--(G)ving the (D)land -F#m-Bm-G-G
(G)Leaving all I've (A)ever been and (D)every thing I (G)am
(D)Leaving--(F#m)--(Bm)--(G)the (D)land –F#m-Bm-G

(D)Remember when I (Bm)brought you here  
(D)Those long bright years a(Bm)go
(D)For all that (F#m)time you've (G)been my heart but this (D)land has been my (G)soul
(A)The long bright days are (A7)over now though (D)still the heart beats (A)on
(E)But Jenny dear the soul has (A)gone -Bm-A-Bm-A

Chorus
Bridge G-G-A-A   D-D-G-G   D-F#m-Bm-G   D-F#m-Bm-G

(D)And all I see a(Bm)round me
(D)Seems to me of the (Bm)best
(D)For gene(F#m)rations (G)loved this land- never (D)thought I’d be the (G)last
All that (A)toiling, all that (A7)dreaming, birth and (D)death in joy and (A)pain
(E)It was all for nothing, all in (A)vain –Bm-A-Bm-A
Chorus

(D)It's time to go (Bm)Jenny  
(D)Drive quickly down the (Bm)track
(D)We'll never (F#m)see what (G)lies ahead if we (D)keep on looking (G)back
(A)Behind is just an (A7)empty house, old (D)memories and (A)ghosts
(E)And our small dreams gathering (A)dust -Bm-A-Bm-A

Chorus
(D)Leaving--(F#m)--(Bm)--(G)the (D)land –F#m-Bm
(G)Going far a(D)way –F#m-Bm
(G)Far a(D)way –F#m-Bm
(G)Far a(D)way –F#m-Bm
(G)Far a(D)way

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