Four Strong Winds

Words & Music:

Ian Tyson


            C               F

Four strong winds that blow lonely,

      G             C

Seven seas that run high.

          C                 F                 G-G7

All those things that don't change, come what may.

        C                  Dm

But our good times are all gone,

        G                C

And I'm bound for moving on.

          F              C              G-G7

I'll look for you if I'm ever back this way.


I think I'll go out to Alberta,

Weather's good there in the fall.

I've some friends that I can go working for.

Still I wish you'd change your mind,

If I asked you one more time,

But we've been through that a hundred times before.


If I get there before the snow flies,

And if things are going good,

You could meet me if I sent you down the fare.

But by then it would be winter,

Nothing much for you to do.

And those winds sure can blow cold away out there.





G           C

Four strong winds.


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