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Bob Dylan - Take a Message to Mary: chords

C                         Em
These are the words of a frontier lad
     Am                 G
Who lost his love when he turned bad.

C
Take a message to Mary
     F               G     C
But don't tell her where I am
Take a message to Mary
     F            G     C
But don't say I'm in a jam.

Chorus:
         Am                     Em
You can tell her that I had to see the world
Am                 D       G
Tell her that my ship set sail
         C         G/B        F        C
You can say she'd better not wait for me
    Am
But don't tell her I'm in jail
    C             G       C
Oh don't tell her I'm in jail.

Take a message to Mary
But don't tell her what I've done
Please don't mention the stagecoach
An' the shot from a careless gun.

Chorus:
You can tell her that I changed my plans
An' cancel out the weddin' day
But don't mention my lonely cell
Where I'm gonna pine away
Until my dyin' day.

Take a message to Mary
But don't tell all you know
My heart is achin' for Mary
Lord knows I miss her so.

Chorus:
Just tell her that I went to Timbuktu
Tell that I'm searchin' for gold
You can say she'd better find someone new
To cherish an' to hold
Oh Lord, this cell is cold.

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