Avondale – lyrics and chords

The lyrics of Avondale take pride in the beauty and calm of the Irish town in County Wicklow. There is also a reference to Charles Parnell, the famous Irish politician, who was born in Avondale House.

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Oh  
D 
have you been to  
Bm 
Avondale,
 
And  
G 
linger in its  
A7 
lovely 
 
vale,
 
Where  
D 
tall trees  
Em 
whisper and  
Bm 
know the tale,
 
Of  
A7 
Avondale’s proud  
G 
ea
D 
gle.

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Where pride and ancient glory fade,
So was the land where he was laid,
Like Christ was thirty pieces paid,
For Avondale’s proud eagle.

Long years that green and lovely vale,
has nursed Parnell,her proudest Gale,
And cursed the land that has betrayed,
Fair Avondale’s proud eagle.

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Avondale lyrics and chords

Avondale lyrics and chords print version

Oh [E]have you been to [C#m]Avondale,
And [A(F#m)]linger in its [B7]lovely vale,
Where [E]tall trees [F#m]whisper and [C#m]know the tale,
Of [B7]Avondale’s proud [A]ea[E]gle.

Where pride and ancient glory fade,
So was the land where he was laid,
Like Christ was thirty pieces paid,
For Avondale’s proud eagle.

Long years that green and lovely vale,has nursed Parnell,her proudest Gale,
And cursed the land that has betrayed,
Fair Avondale’s proud eagle.

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Avondale lyrics and chords

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