Isle Of Innisfree chords & lyrics

by Orla Fallon

Isle Of Innisfree was written by Dick Farrelly and was first published in 1950. This version by Orla Fallon is featured on her album My Land.
Music: G Major in 4/4 time at ~ 68 bpm (Dotted Minim)
Chords: G, C, Am, D, D7, A, G7
Orla Fallon

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
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Isle Of Innisfree chords and lyrics

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.
   
Orla Fallon
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

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