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The Wife of the Soldier

The Wife of the Soldier
'Scott/Brecht'

Intro
[C] [Fmaj7[ [C] [F maj7] 

Verse 1
[C]What did the wife of the [Fmaj7]Soldier get
From the [C]ancient city of [Fmaj7]Prague?
From [C]Prague she [F]got a [Em]linen [Am]shirt
It [Em]matched her skirt did the [A]linen shirt
She [Em]got from the city of [A]Prague.

Verse 2
What did the wife of the soldier get,
From Brussels, the Belgian Town?
From Brussels she got the delicate lace,
Oh! the charm and the grace of the delicate lace,
She got from the Belgian town.

Verse 3
What did the wife of the soldier get,
From Paris, the city of light?
From Paris she got the silken dress,
Oh! to possess the silken dress,
She got from the city of light.

Verse 4
What did the wife of the soldier get,
From Libya's desert sands?
From Libya the little charm,
Around her arm she wore the charm,
She got from the desert sands.

Verse 5
What did the wife of the soldier get,
From Russia's distant Steppes?
From Russia she got the widow's veil,
And the end of the tale is the widow's veil
She got from the distant Steppes.

The Wife of the Soldier transcribed by JACK KAVANAGH.
Thanks Jack.

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