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Am chordDm chordE chordF chord

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    AmAm chord       DmDm chord
Are you, are you
AmAm chord             EE chord
Coming to the tree
         AmAm chord            DmDm chord
Where they strung up a man
     EE chord           AmAm chord
They say murdered three.
AmAm chord                 FF chord
Strange things did happen here
      AmAm chord              EE chord
No stranger would it seem
      AmAm chord        DmDm chord
If we met up at midnight
EE chord             AmAm chord
In the hanging tree.


 AmAm chord       DmDm chord
Are you, are you
AmAm chord             EE chord
Coming to the tree
      AmAm chord            DmDm chord
Where the dead man called out
 EE chord           AmAm chord
For his love to flee.
AmAm chord                 FF chord
Strange things did happen here
      AmAm chord              EE chord
No stranger would it seem
      AmAm chord        DmDm chord
If we met up at midnight
EE chord             AmAm chord
In the hanging tree.


    AmAm chord       DmDm chord
Are you, are you
AmAm chord             EE chord
Coming to the tree
       AmAm chord            DmDm chord
Where I told you to run,
 EE chord           AmAm chord
So we'd both be free.
AmAm chord                 FF chord
Strange things did happen here
      AmAm chord              EE chord
No stranger would it seem
      AmAm chord        DmDm chord
If we met up at midnight
EE chord             AmAm chord
In the hanging tree.


    AmAm chord       DmDm chord
Are you, are you
AmAm chord             EE chord
Coming to the tree
       AmAm chord            DmDm chord
Wear a necklace of rope,
 EE chord           AmAm chord
Side by side with me.
AmAm chord                 FF chord
Strange things did happen here
      AmAm chord              EE chord
No stranger would it seem
      AmAm chord        DmDm chord
If we met up at midnight
EE chord             AmAm chord
In the hanging tree.
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84 Comments

  1. I really like this song… I also used E7 instead of E and it sounded great! Plus, I used the strumming pattern D DD.

  2. Instead of playing the hard to learn E chord I just used E7 and it sounded great!

  3. the strumming pattern that I use and works really well with this song is D DDU

  4. anyone know a way to change E? i cant do it, i think my hands are too small lol

  5. Jacqueline Abood

    I tried so hard to play an E but it is practically impossible for me so i play EM instead

  6. ukulelequeen

    instead of E i played G

  7. Hawaiian Born

    I ❤️ this song!

  8. Izzybizzybuzzybee

    If you find it a bit hard or want to learn it fast try replacing e with f and keep the rest the same. It still sounds good!

  9. The strumming pattern I used that worked well for me was or D D or D D U.
    I switched it throughout the song

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