The Whistlin’ Gypsy Rover – lyrics and chords

The lyrics of the Whistlin’ Gypsy Rover tell the story of a whistling gypsy winning the heart of lady from a wealthy family. Here the song is presented in the chord of E major. Use our chord converter to play the song in other keys.

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E 
The gypsy  
B7 
rover came  
E 
over the  
B7 
hill
 
E 
Down through the  
B7 
valley so  
E 
sha
B7 
dy,
 
He  
E 
whistled and he  
B7 
sang ’til the  
E 
green 
 
 
E7 
woods 
 
 
A 
rang,
 
And  
E 
he won the  
A 
heart of a  
E 
la-
A 
E 
-dy.
Chorus
 
E 
Ah-de-
A 
do, 
 
ah-de-
E 
do-da-
A 
day,
 
E 
Ah-de-
A 
do, 
 
ah-de-
E 
da-
A 
ay
 
He  
G 
whistled and he  
D7 
sang ’til the  
Bm 
greenwoods 
 
 
Em 
rang,
 
And  
G 
he won the  
D7 
heart of a  
G 
la-
D7 
G 
-dy.

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She left her father’s castle gates
She left her own fine lover
She left her servants and her state
To follow the gypsy rover.

Her father saddled up his fastest steed
And roamed the valleys all over
Sought his daughter at great speed
And the whistling gypsy rover.

He came at last to a mansion fine,
Down by the river Clady
And there was music and there was wine,
For the gypsy and his lady.

“He is no gypsy, my father” she said
“But lord of these lands all over,
And I shall stay ’til my dying day
With my whistling gypsy rover.”

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Whistlin’ Gypsy Rover lyrics and chords print version

[E]The gypsy [B7]rover came [E]over the [B7]hill
[E]Down through the [B7]valley so [E]sha [B7]dy,
He [E]whistled and he [B7]sang ’til the [E]green [E7]woods [A]rang,
And [E]he won the [A]heart of a [E]la [A]d [E]y.

Chorus

[E]Ah-de-[A]do, ah-de-[E]do-da-[A]day,
[E]Ah-de-[A]do, ah-de-[E]da-[A]ay
He[G] whistled and he[D7] sang ’til the[Bm] greenwoods[Em] rang,
And[G] he won the[D7] heart of a[G] la[D7]d[G]y.

She left her father’s castle gates
She left her own fine lover
She left her servants and her state
To follow the gypsy rover.

Her father saddled up his fastest steed
And roamed the valleys all over
Sought his daughter at great speed
And the whistling gypsy rover.

He came at last to a mansion fine,
Down by the river Clady
And there was music and there was wine,
For the gypsy and his lady.

“He is no gypsy, my father” she said
“But lord of these lands all over,
And I shall stay ’til my dying day
With my whistling gypsy rover.”

The Whistlin’ Gypsy Rover videos
The Whistlin’ Gypsy Rover lyrics and chords

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