Isle Of Innisfree

by Orla Fallon chords & lyrics

Song Details

Author: Dick Farrelly First Published: 1950
Featured Artist: Orla Fallon from the Album 'My Land'
Song: G Major in 4/4 time at ~ 68 bpm (Dotted Minim)
Chords: G, C, Am, D, D7, A, G7
  • G: 320003
  • G7: 320001
  • C: x32010
  • Charts below...
  • A: x02220
  • Am x03310
  • D: xx0232
  • D7: xx0212
Orla Fallon

Born: Órlagh Fallon on 24th August 1974 in 24 August 1974 in Knockananna, County Wicklow, Ireland

Active Years: 1984 - present

Instruments: Vocals, Harp

Music Styles: Celtic, Adult contemporary, New Age

Official Website: OrlaFallon.com

Wikipedia: Orla Fallon

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Isle Of Innisfree by Orla Fallon

Intro:  Harp

  G                                     C    |  Am  |
1. I've met some folk that say I am a dream-er
                 D            D7                 G
   And I've no doubt there's truth in what they say
               G                      C    |  Am  |
   But sure a bod-ies bound to be a dream-er
                  D         D7             G
   When all the things he loves are far a-way

                   G                       C    |  Am  |
2. And prec-ious things are dreams unto an e-xile
                  D        D7               G
   They take him o'er the land a-cross the sea
                  G                      C    |  Am  |
   Es-pec-ially when it hap-pens he's an e-xile
                   D       D7             G   |  G7  |
   From that dear lov-ely Isle of In-nis-free

                 C                            G
   And when the moon-light peeps a-cross the roof tops
                 A                      D  |  D7  |
   Of this great ci-ty wond-rous tho it be
                G                        C     |  Am  |
   I scarc-ely feel its won-der or its laugh-ter
                D        D7             G
   I'm once a-gain back home in In-nis-free

   |     G      |     C     |     C     |     G     |

  G                                            C     |  Am  |
3. I wan-der o'er green hills through dream-y val-leys
                D      D7                 G
   And find a peace no oth-er land would know
                G                       C     |  Am  | 
   I hear the birds make mu-sic fit for an-gels
                 D        D7                G
   And watch the ri-vers laugh-ing as they flow

  G                                  C    |  Am  |
4. And then in-to a humb-le shack I wan-der
                D        D7           G
   My dear old home and tend-erly be-hold
                G                          C      |  Am  |
   The folks I love a-round the turf fire gath-ered
               D         D7           G  |  G7  |
   On bend-ed knee their Ros-a-ry is told

                     C                             G
   But dreams don't last though dreams are not for-got-ten
                 A                    D  |  D7  |
   And soon I'm back to stern re-a-li-ty
                    G                             C      |  Am  |
   But though they pave the foot-paths here with gold dust
                   D        D7             G
   I still would choose my Isle of In-nis-free

G Major

Fingers 1, 2, 3, 4 : Notes played
Unmarked strings: Play open 
x: Don't play string

Right-Handed Chord Tabs  
            C                   G                   D                  Am 
    e |---|---|---|     e |---|---|-3-|     e |---|-2-|---|     e |---|---|---|
    B |-1-|---|---|     B |---|---|---|     B |---|---|-3-|     B |-1-|---|---|
    G |---|---|---|     G |---|---|---|     G |---|-1-|---|     G |---|-3-|---|
    D |---|-2-|---|     D |---|---|---|     D |---|---|---|     D |---|-2-|---|
    A |---|---|-3-|     A |---|-1-|---|     A |---|---|---|x    A |---|---|---|
    E |---|---|---|x    E |---|---|-2-|     E |---|---|---|x    E |---|---|---|x
Frets   1   2   3           1   2   3           1   2   3           1   2   3 

           G7                  D7                  A 
    e |-1-|---|---|     e |---|-3-|---|     e |---|---|---|
    B |---|---|---|     B |-1-|---|---|     B |---|-3-|---|
    G |---|---|---|     G |---|-2-|---|     G |---|-2-|---|
    D |---|---|---|     D |---|---|---|     D |---|-1-|---|
    A |---|-2-|---|     A |---|---|---|x    A |---|---|---|
    E |---|---|-3-|     E |---|---|---|x    E |---|---|---|x
Frets   1   2   3           1   2   3           1   2   3


Left-Handed Chord Tabs 
          C                   G                   D                  Am
    |---|---|---| e     |-3-|---|---| e     |---|-2-|---| e     |---|---|---| e
    |---|---|-1-| B     |---|---|---| B     |-3-|---|---| B     |---|---|-1-| B
    |---|---|---| G     |---|---|---| G     |---|-1-|---| G     |---|-3-|---| G
    |---|-2-|---| D     |---|---|---| D     |---|---|---| D     |---|-2-|---| D
    |-3-|---|---| A     |---|-1-|---| A    x|---|---|---| A     |---|---|---| A
   x|---|---|---| E     |-2-|---|---| E    x|---|---|---| E    x|---|---|---| E
      3   2   1           3   2   1           3   2   1           3   2   1   Frets
      
         G7                  D7                   A
    |---|---|-1-| e     |---|-3-|---| e     |---|---|---| e
    |---|---|---| B     |---|---|-1-| B     |---|-3-|---| B
    |---|---|---| G     |---|-2-|---| G     |---|-2-|---| G
    |---|---|---| D     |---|---|---| D     |---|-1-|---| D
    |---|-2-|---| A    x|---|---|---| A     |---|---|---| A
    |-3-|---|---| E    x|---|---|---| E    x|---|---|---| E
      3   2   1           3   2   1           3   2   1   Frets

      
P.S. You may find it a little difficult to strum along with Orla and her harp.
     Just try playing down-strokes with every chord change till you become more
     familiar with the piece.

   

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