As I Leave Behind Neidin lyrics and chords

The chords to As I Leave Behind Neidin are presented in the key of E. The lyrics were written by Jimmy McCarthy and explore the thoughts of a young emigrant who is leaving Co. Kerry.


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E 
As I leave be
B7 
hind 
 
Nei
E 
din
 
It’s like purple  
B7 
splashed on green,
E-E7 
 
My  
A 
soul is strangely  
E 
led
 
Through the  
A7(F#) 
winding hills a
B7 
head
 
And she  
E 
plays a  
B7 
melo
E 
dy
E7 
On
A 
winds and streams for  
E(G#) 
me

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A 
Won’t you remember,  
E 
won’t you remember
B7 
Won’t you remember  
E 
me?

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And we wind and climb and fall
Like the greatest waltz of all
Float across the floor
Her sweet breath outside the door
And it’s time that I was gone
Across the silver tear

As I leave behind Neidin
In the hall where we have been
Rhododendrons in her hair
In the mountain scented air
I still feel her spirit song
Cross the silver tear

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[E]As I leave be[]B7hind Nei[E]din
It’s like purple [B7]splashed on green,[E-E7]
My [A]soul is strangely [E]led
Through the [A7(F#)]winding hills a[B7]head
And she [E]plays a [B7]melo[E]dy
[E7]On[A]winds and streams for [E(G#)]me

Chorus

[A]Won’t you remember, [E]won’t you remember
[B7]Won’t you remember [E]me?

And we wind and climb and fall
Like the greatest waltz of all
Float across the floor
Her sweet breath outside the door
And it’s time that I was gone
Across the silver tear

As I leave behind Neidin
In the hall where we have been
Rhododendrons in her hair
In the mountain scented air
I still feel her spirit song
Cross the silver tear

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