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Intro:
Dbm B Dbm B

Verse:
Dbm Dbm    Dbm          Eb     E   E    E  Eb
Eli the barrow boy of the old town
Dbm    Dbm        Dbm         Eb     E     E  
Sells coal and marigolds and he cries out
B            Dbm  Dbm    Dbm B Dbm  Dbm    Dbm B
All down the day
Dbm Dbm      Dbm         Eb    E  E   E  Eb
Below the tamaracks he is crying
Dbm  Dbm        Dbm         Eb      E  E  
Corncobs and candle wax for the buying
B            Dbm  Dbm    Dbm B Dbm Dbm    Dbm B
All down the day

Chorus:
A                                     E
Would I could afford to buy my love a fine robe
A                             Dbm
Made of gold and silk Arabian thread
A                                     E
She is dead and gone and lying in the pine grove
    B                             Dbm  Dbm    Dbm
And I must push my barrow all the day
    B                             Dbm  Dbm   
And I must push my barrow all the day

Interlude:
Dbm Dbm    Dbm Dbm    Dbm  Eb E E   E  Eb Dbm Dbm    Dbm  Eb E E   B Dbm B Dbm

Verse:
Dbm Dbm    Dbm          Eb        E     E    E  Eb
Eli the barrow boy when they found him
Dbm      Dbm      Dbm         Eb     E      E  
Dressed all in corduroy, he had drowned in
    B              Dbm  Dbm    Dbm B Dbm  Dbm    Dbm B
The river down the way
Dbm   Dbm       Dbm         Eb   E     E    E  Eb
They lay his body down in a churchyard
Dbm  Dbm              Dbm           Eb       E   E  
But still when the moon is out with his pushcart
   B              Dbm  Dbm    Dbm B Dbm Dbm    Dbm B
He calls down the day

Chorus:
A                                     E
Would I could afford to buy my love a fine gown
A                             Dbm
Made of gold and silk Arabian thread
    A                                   E
But I am dead and gone and lying in the church ground
    B                              Dbm  Dbm    Dbm  
But still I push my barrow all the day
    B                              Dbm  Dbm    Dbm Dbm    Dbm Dbm    Dbm
But still I push my barrow all the day
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