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Tuning: GGDGBD Capo: 3 G: 000000 C/G: 002010 D: XX0230 G2: XX5005 G/F#: XX4004 Em: XX2002 A: X22220 Vers/intro pattern: G C/G -----------------0-------------------------0-------------------0-- ----0------0------------0-------0-----0h1--------1-------1-------- ----0---------0---------0----------0---0---------0----------0----- ----0-------------------0-------------0h2--------2---------------- ----0-------------------0--------------0---------0---------------- -0-----0-------------0-----0------------------0-----0------------- G C/G G D Mary, you're covered in roses, you're covered in ashes, covered in rain D G C/G G D You're covered in babies, covered in slashes, you're covered in wilderness, covered in stains D G C/G G D You cast aside the sheets, you cast aside the shroud of another man who served the world proud D G C/G G G You greet another son and you lose another one on some sunny day, and always you stay, Mary This is the little walk-down from G to Em: G G2 G/F# Em -0-0-0--5-5-5-5--4-4-4-4--2-2-2-- -0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-- -0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-- -0-0-0--5-5-5-5--4-4-4-4--2-2-2-- -0-0-0--------------------------- -0-0-0--------------------------- Jesus said, C/G G G2 G/F# Em "Mother, I couldn't stay another day longer" Em C/G G G2 G/F# Em Flies right by and leaves a kiss upon her face Em C/G G While the angels were singing his praises in a blaze of glory G A C/G Mary stays behind and starts cleaning up the place Mary, she moves behind me, she leaves her fingerprints everywhere Everytime the snow drifts, every way the sand shifts, even when the night lifts she's always there Jesus said, "Mother, I couldn't stay another day longer" Flies right by and leaves a kiss upon her face While the angels were singing his praises in a blaze of glory Mary stays behind and starts cleaning up the place Oh, Mary, you're covered in roses, you're covered in ruin, you're covered in secrets Your covered in treetops, covered in birds who can sing a million songs without any words You cast aside the sheet, you cast aside the shroud of another man who served the world proud You greet another son, and you lose another one on some sunny day, and always you stay, Mary


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