My Love’s an Arbutus – lyrics and chords

The chords to My Love’s an Arbutus presented here in the key of G major. Use our chord converter to play the song in other keys. The lyrics are a comparison of a woman and an arbutus tree by her lover.

 
G 
My Love’s an  
 
Ar
Em 
butus 
 
 
 
by the  
C 
bor
D 
ders of  
G 
Lene
 
So  
G 
slender and  
D 
shapely in her  
 
girdle of  
D 
green
 
And I  
G 
measure the  
D 
pleasure of her  
G 
eye’s 
 
 
C 
sa
Am 
pphire 
 
 
D 
sheen
 
By the  
G 
blue skies  
 
that 
 
 
Em 
sparkle 
 
 
 
through that  
C 
soft 
 
 
D 
bran
G 
ching.

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But through ruddy the berry and snowy the flower
That brighten together the arbutus bower
Perfuming and blooming through sunshine and shower
Give me her bright lips and her laugh’s pearly dower.

Alas! fruit and blossom shall lie dead on the lea
And time’s jealous fingers dim your young charms, Machree
But unranging, unchanging you’ll still cling to me
Like the evergreen leaf to the arbutus tree.

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[G]My Love’s an [(F#m)]Ar[Em]butus [(Am)]by the [C]bor[D]ders of [G]Lene
So [G]slender and [D]shapely in her [(Bm)]girdle of [D]green
And I [G]measure the [D]pleasure of her [G]eye’s [C]sa[Am]pphire [D]sheen
By the [G]blue skies [(F#m)]that [Em]sparkle [(Am7)]through that [C]soft [D]bran[G]ching.

But through ruddy the berry and snowy the flower
That brighten together the arbutus bower
Perfuming and blooming through sunshine and shower
Give me her bright lips and her laugh’s pearly dower.

Alas! fruit and blossom shall lie dead on the lea
And time’s jealous fingers dim your young charms, Machree
But unranging, unchanging you’ll still cling to me
Like the evergreen leaf to the arbutus tree.

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My Love’s an Arbutus lyrics and chords

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