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This file is part of a collection that (moreso than the rest of the site) are not meant to be detailed or accurate transcriptions of the original recordings. They're just some simple chord charts that I made for my own use, some of them my own arrangements.
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"FERRY CROSS THE MERSEY" by Gerry & the Pacemakers, 1964
Written by Gerard Marsden
Transcribed by T-rev www.t-rev.net
Standard-tuned, capo drop-D (covering the smallest 5 strings at 2nd fret)

Fret numbers and chord names relative to capo
("o" = open string past capo to nut; "c" = fret same fret as capo)
o0777x D
o0555x D9sus4x
o05555 D9sus4
244222 F#m
c22000 Em
x02220 A
x24432 Bm

D    D D9x    D9  D       D D9x   D9
Life............... goes on day     after day
Hearts torn in every way

       D                F#m
    So ferry 'cross the Mersey
                Em                 A
    'Cause this land's the place I love
    And here I'll stay

People they rush everywhere
Each with their own secret care

    So ferry 'cross the Mersey
    And always take me there
    The place I love


        Em      A           D          (Bm)
        People around every corner
     Em              A         D       (Bm)
        They seem to smile and say
     Em          A              F#m    (Bm)
        We don't care what your name is boy
        Em                    A
        We'll never turn you away

So I'll continue to say
Here I always will stay

    So ferry 'cross the Mersey
    Cause this land's the place I love
    And here I'll stay

Transcribed 2019-01-14 by T-rev
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