The Waifs

Bridal Train

The Waifs

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Tom: G

G 
A Telegram arrived today, 
Em 
well its time to catch the Monteray 
C 
Cause the man I wed he waits for me 
Em                       D 
and a daughter that he's yet to see 
 

G 
US Navy beamed its message, 
Em 
will deliver brides on a one way passage 
C 
it made big news across the nation 
Em 
the bridal train leaves from Perth Station 
 

C               D 
All the girls around Australia 
G       Em 
Married to  a Yankee Sailor 
C 
The fare is paid across the sea 
                                 D            G 
to the home of the brave and the land of the free 
 

C                     D 
From west to east the young girls came 
G          Em 
all aboard the bridal train 
          C 
it was a farewell crossing over land 
                        D       G 
she's gone to meet her sailor man 
 

G 
No time for sad goodbyes, 
Em 
well she held her mother as she cried 
C 
and then waited there in the Freo Rain, 
Em                    D 
to climb aboard the bridal train 
 

G 
well she was holding her future in her hand 
        Em 
yeah the faded photo of her man 
C 
catch a sailor if you can 
Em                      D 
the war bride leaves a southern land 
 
All the girls around  Australia 
 
Married to  a Yankee Sailor 
 
The fare is paid across the sea 
 
to the home of the brave and the land of the free 
 
From west to east the young girls came 
 
all aboard the bridal train 
 
it was a farewell crossing over land 
 
she's gone to meet her sailor man 
 
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G 
Now this is the story of those starry nights 
      Em 
through desert plains and city lights 
    C 
through burning sun and driving rain 
      Em              D 
they wept aboard the bridal train 
 
All the girls around  Australia 
 
Married to  a Yankee Sailor 
 
The fare is paid across the sea 
 
to the home of the brave and the land of the free 
 
From west to east the young girls came 
 
all aboard the bridal train 
 
it was a farewell crossing over land 
                                   G 
she's gone to meet her sailor man


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