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John Jacob Niles — The Maid Freed From The Gallows Acoustic guitar tab & chords

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[Verse 1]

Dm
"Hangman, hangman,
            Am
Slack your line,
 Dm7             Am
Slack it just a while,
         Dm      Gm7   Am   Dm 
Cause I think I see my papa comin',
Dm7         Gm    Am 
Travelin' many a mile,
Dm        Gm      Dm
Travelin' many a mile.

Dm
"Papa, Papa,
                Am
Has you brought gold,
Dm7              Am
For to pay this hangman's fee?,
    Dm      Gm7   Am       Dm 
or did you come to see me swingin',
Dm7             Gm        Am 
High from this' hangman's tree,
Dm              Gm        Dm
High from this' hangman's tree,

Dm
"Daughter, Daughter,
                Am
I Bought you no gold
 Dm7                      Am
For to pay this hangman's fee,
       Dm      Gm7       Am    Dm 
But I come to see you Swingin, swingin',
Dm7        Gm             Am 
High from this hangman's tree,
Dm        Gm              Dm
High from this hangman's tree,


[Verse 2]

Dm
"Hangman, hangman,
            Am
Slack your line,
 Dm7             Am
Slack it just a while,
         Dm      Gm7   Am   Dm 
Cause I think I see my mama comin',
Dm7         Gm    Am 
Travelin' many a mile,
Dm        Gm      Dm
Travelin' many a mile.

Dm
"Mama, Mama,
                Am
Has you brought gold,
Dm7              Am
For to pay this hangman's fee?,
    Dm      Gm7   Am       Dm 
or did you come to see me swingin',
Dm7         Gm    Am 
High from this' hangman's tree,
Dm              Gm        Dm
High from this' hangman's tree.

Dm
"Daughter, daughter,
                Am
I Bought you no gold
 Dm7                      Am
For to pay this hangman's fee,
       Dm      Gm7       Am    Dm 
But I come to see you Swingin, swingin',
Dm7        Gm             Am 
High from this hangman's tree,
Dm        Gm              Dm
High from this hangman's tree,


[Verse 3]

Dm
"Hangman, hangman,
            Am
Slack your line,
 Dm7             Am
Slack it just a while,
         Dm      Gm7   Am     Dm 
Cause I think I see my lover comin',
Dm7         Gm    Am 
Travelin' many a mile,
Dm        Gm      Dm
Travelin' many a mile.

Dm
"Sweethart, Sweethart,
                Am
Has you brought gold,
Dm7              Am
For to pay this hangman's fee?,
    Dm      Gm7   Am       Dm 
or did you come to see me swingin',
Dm7         Gm    Am 
High from this' hangman's tree,
Dm              Gm        Dm
High from this' hangman's tree.

Dm
"Darling, Darling,
                  Am
I Bought you that gold
 Dm7                      Am
For to pay this hangman's fee,
        Dm              Gm7       Am      Dm 
cause I dont want to to see you Swingin, swingin',
Dm7        Gm             Am 
High from this hangman's tree,
Dm        Gm              Dm
High from this hangman's tree

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