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Ferry Cross the Mersey

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Ferry Cross the Mersey - Gerry and The Pacemakers

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 Capo 2nd Fret - 4/4 Time
 Audio File: willc's Music Library
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Main Guitar Riff
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   D       Am7
    _   _    _   _
   | | | |  | | | |
e|--------------5---|
B|-------7p-5-------|
G|-------7p-5-------|
D|-------7p-5-------|
A|-5----------------|
E|------------------|


Verse 1
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[D    Am7] [D      Am7]       [D  Am7] [D  Am7]
Life.... goes on day after day.
[D    Am7] [D      Am7]       [D  Am7] [D  Am7]
Hearts.. torn in every way.


Chorus
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   D               F#m 
So ferry cross the Mersey,
           Em                   A7
Cause this land's the place I love,
              [D    Am7] [D    Am7]
And here I'll stay.


Verse 2
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[D    Am7] [D      Am7]       [D  Am7] [D  Am7]
Peo.... ple they rush everywhere.
[D    Am7] [D      Am7]       [D  Am7] [D  Am7]
Each... with their own secret care.


Chorus
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   D                F#m 
So ferry across the Mersey,
    Em               A7                 D
And always take me there..the place I love.


Bridge
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[Em       A]          D
People around every corner.
[Em            A]       D
They seem to smile and say..
[Em        A    ]          F#m 
We don't care what your name is boy,
E7                     A7
We'll never turn you away.


Verse 3
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[D    Am7] [D      Am7]       [D  Am7] [D  Am7]
So.... I'll continue to say,
[D    Am7] [D      Am7]       [D  Am7] [D  Am7]
Here.... I always will stay.


Chorus
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   D                F#m 
So ferry across the Mersey.
           Em                   A7
Cause this land's the place I love..
             [D    Am7] [D      Am7] 
And here I'll stay......and here I'll stay.. 
[D    Am7] [D    Am7]  [D    Am7] [D    Am7]
Here I'll stay.        Here I'll stay.stay.        Here I'll stay.
        
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Ferry Cross the Mersey - Gerry and The Pacemakers




Ferry Cross the Mersey - Gerry and The Pacemakers
Adder: Bill Charrette [ willc ]
Date: 3/1/2018
Updated: 6/11/2020
Audio: willc's Music Library
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Ferry Cross the Mersey

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Note: I have learned many songs that I do not think I could have learned without the help of Tab. It seems that breaking the songs down into their various parts (intro, verse, chorus, bridge etc.) and writing the tab is part of my process of learning the songs and helps me remember them better.

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Ferry Cross the Mersey - Gerry and The Pacemakers
Ferry Cross the Mersey

"Ferry Cross the Mersey" (sometimes written Ferry 'Cross the Mersey) is a song written by Gerry Marsden. It was first recorded by his band Gerry and the Pacemakers and released in late 1964 in the UK and in 1965 in the United States. It was a hit on both sides of the Atlantic, reaching number six in the United States and number eight in the UK. The song is from the film of the same name and was released on its soundtrack album.

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