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Intro: Em

Em                     C         Em
follow you down to the red oak tree
       G                          Am       Em
as the air moves thick through the hollow reeds
        Am                      C             Em
will you wait for me there until someone comes
   Am                Em
to carry me, carry me down

    Em                C        Em
see i have not i have not grown cold
       G                       Am        Em
i have stole from men who have stole from those
            Am                    C           Em
with their arms so thin and their skin so old
            Am                       Em
but you are young, you are young, you are young

     Bm                        C       G
then somebody laughs like it’s all just for hell
              Bm                          C       G
as though we could not be saved from the depth of the well
         Am                     C           Em
but the cloth that i make is a cloth you can sell
   C                D
to pay for the gossamer seed

Em                       C      Em
names get carved in the red oak tree
       G                     Am        Em
of the ones who stay and the ones who leave
       Am                            C              Em
i will wait for you there with these cindered bones
   Am        D         Em
so follow me follow me down
Am        D         Em
follow me follow me down
Am        D         Em
follow me follow me down
Am        D         Em
follow me follow me down
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