Recorded by Bob Dylan June 2, 1970, and released by Columbia on Dylan (1973)
Tabbed by Eyolf Østrem
Capo 2nd fret (sounding key A major)
G . . C/g . . G . . C/g . . G C/g G C/g Oh fare thee well my own true love G D Fare thee well but for a while G C/g G /f# Em The ship is waitin' an' the wind blows high G C/g G C/g An' I am bound away for the sea, G Mary Ann. C/g G C/g G C/g G C/g (I am bound away for the sea, Mary Ann) Ten thousand miles away from home Ten thousand miles or more The sea may freeze an' the earth may burn If I never no more return to you, Mary Ann. Oh don't you see that crow fly high She'll surely turn to white If ever I prove false to you Let the day turn to night, my dear Mary Ann. Oh, if I had a flask of gin an' sugar here for two An' a great big bowl for to mix it in I'd pour a drink for you, my dear Mary Ann Yes I'd pour a drink for you, my dear Mary Ann.