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Song Name: Fare Thee Well (Dinks song) chords & everything By: Dave Van Ronk and others
Posted By: harmusman Difficulty: Any
Key: D Genre: Folk
Harp Type: Diatonic Audio:
Created: 2014-02-12 13:58:12 Modified: 2014-02-12 16:08:41
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Fare thee well O Honey                  

(Dink’s song)             

Diatonic tab from music notes in Key D

¾ time sig. with guitar chords of


With the advent of the Coen brothers film

“Inside Llewyn Davis” inspired by

Dave Van Ronk’s memoir

“The Mayor Of MacDougal Street”

I give you this version from the

collection of Traditional folk songs by

Alan Lomax

Also the Dave Van Ronk version for guitar

He did this in 6/8 time Key of G.

Lyrics for this song are varied DvR

starts his with Lomax’s 6th verse


D---------------------- D7

  4  5    6   6 -6  -6   6~~  5    5

When I// wore my a-pron/low could-n’t/


 5    5~~~4 -4  5  -4~    4    5

Keep you---from my/door  Fare thee/

D-------------- A7---------D-----

 7~~~~ -6  6 5  -4~~~ 4    4

Well----O/honey Fare thee/well   /



D------------------- D7--

when I wore my apron high

-------  G----------------------

sca’sely ever seed you passin’ by


chorus. Fare the well etc



When my apron come unpin

Pass my door an’ you wouldn’ come in



If I had a-lissened what mama said

I’d been a-sleepin’ in mama’s bed



One of these days an’it won’t be long

You’ll call my name and I’ll be gone



If I had wings like Noah’s Dove

I’d fly up the river to the man I love



Here is a version for guitar chords

In key G, 3/4 time

Intro chords G///-/// Em///-/// x 2

Em   G                   C        D

If I had wings~~~~~ like Noahs~~~ dove~~~

D              Em       C            D

I’d fly up the river~~~ to the one I love~~



D        G          Em

Fare thee well~~ Oh honey~~~~~

C       D       G      Em/// ///G/// ///  

Fare~~~ thee~~~ well~~~~


Em          G          C        G

The woman I love~~~ is long and tall~~~

G             Em    C           G

She moves her body like a cannonball


Chorus as before


Fare thee well etc


Em        G         C         G

Early one morning~~ drizzlin’ rain~~~

G             C                D

In my heart~~ I felt an aching pain




Fare thee well etc


Em           G           C           G

One of these mornings~~~ it won’t be long

G              Em     C           D

You’ll call my name~~ and I’ll be gone




Fare thee well etc


Then return to v1 followed by chorus

And finish with your intro chords

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