More songs by Don McLean

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.
- T-rev

"WINTERWOOD" by Don McLean
From his 1971 album American Pie
Written by Don McLean
Transcribed by T-rev

A2                                                                E7
  No-one can take your place with me and time has proven that I'm right
  There's no place I'd rather be than at your place for the night
  No time can pass your sight unseen, no moment steals away unfound
  A lifetime lived in such a dream floats like a feather to the ground

       D             C#                   F#m
         And for the first time I've been seeing
             D                A2          E7
         The things I'd never notice, without you
       D             C#                F#m
         And for the first time I'm discovering
             D               A2         E
         The things I use to treasure, about you
       A  A13  A A13  A    A13  A A13  A

A2                                                                 E7
  The birds like leaves on Winterwood sing hopeful songs on dismal days
  They've learned to live life as they should, they are at peace with natures ways
  You are as natural as the night and all that springs from you is good
  And the children born beneath your light are like the birds on Winterwood

Transcribed 2020-10-03 by T-rev
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x02220 A2
022130 E7
xx0232 D
x46664 C#
244222 F#m
0221xx E
x04430 A13 (hammered on)

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