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Bernard Fanning - Moreton Bay - таба, видео

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Bernard Fanning - Moreton Bay - таба, видео

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Just need to say that it's not me personally who figured out the chords. I found 
them on another site where someone had come up with the chords. 
Many thanks to that person!<3


One Sunday [D] morning as [Bm] I was [G] walking
By Brisbane [D] Waters I chanced to [G] stray
I heard a [D] prisoner his [Bm] fate [G] bewailing
As on the [D] sunny river [A] banks [D] he lay

I am a [D] native of [G] Er-in's [Bm] island 
Transported [D] now from my [G?] native [Bm?] shore
They tore me [D] from my [G] aged [Bm] parents 
And from the [D] maiden whom [A] I [D] adore

I've been a prisoner at Port Macquarie
At Norfolk Island and Emu Plains
At Castle Hill and cursed Toongabbie 
At all these settlements I've worked in chains

But of all places of condemnation
And penal stations of New South Wales
Of Moreton Bay I have found no equal
Excessive tyranny each day prevails

For three long years I was beastly treated
And heavy irons on my legs I wore
My back from flogging was lacerated
And often ? with my crimson gore

And many a man from downright starvation
Lies mouldering now underbeneath the clay
And Captain Logan he had us mangled
At the triangles of Moreton Bay

Like the Egyptians and ancient Hebrews
We were oppressed under Logan's yoke
Till a native black lying there in ambush
Did deal our tyrant with his mortal stroke

My fellow prisoners be exhilarated
That all such monsters a death shall find
And when from bondage we're liberated
Our former suffering shall will fade from mind

Chords used:
     D Bm   G A
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