Bridge Came Tumblin Down chords - Stompin Tom Connors Chords

Bridge Came Tumblin Down chords

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            C        G7      C          
Nineteen scarlet roses
             G7      C   
The chaplain spread a-round
                 G7      C       
In the waters of Burrard Inlet
          G7      C       
In old Van-couver Town
 C 
Where the bridge came tumblin' down
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When the bridge came tumblin' down
C       
Nineteen men were drowned
   G7       
In June or nineteen fifty-eight
   F             C      
In old Vancouver Town
                   G7       C       
There were seventy-nine men working
              G7        C              
To build this brand new bridge
            G7     C       
To span the Second Narrows
               G7       C       
And connect up with the ridge C Till a big wind hit the bridge F And the bridge came tumblin' down C And nineteen men were drowned G7 And the medical corps couldn't be too sure F C Of the rest of the men they found G7 C In among the twisted girders G7 C One man real-ized G7 C How last night he'd been dreaming G7 C And saw be-fore his eyes C The big wind on the rise F And the bridge came tumblin' down C And nineteen steel men drowned G7 And he saw the fright of the darkest night F C In old Vancouver Town G7 C With frogmen in the water G7 C By the cutting torches' glow G7 C They fought to save the steel men G7 C C And pain we'll never know F When the bridge came tumblin' down C And nineteen men were drowned G7 And sixty more that came ashore F C So thankful they were found G7 C It often makes you wonder G7 C In strength, who has the edge G7 C The longest steel-beam structure G7 C That spans the highest ridge C Or the men that built the bridge F For the bridge came tumblin' down C And nineteen men were drowned G7 But the other men came back again F C To lay the new beams down G7 C Now if you're ever crossing G7 C This mighty bridge sub-lime G7 C And nineteen scarlet roses G7 C Pass be-fore your mind C Remember and be kind F The bridge came tumblin' down C And nineteen men were drowned G7 So you could ride to the other side F C Of old Vancouver Town G7 So you could ride to the other side of ***slow** F C Old Vancouver Town


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