The hanging tree (from Mockingjay - Part 1)    (video)    (clip)

 

           Am        Dm   Am                   E

1. Are you, are you coming to the tree ?

               Am                Dm            G                          Am

    They strung up the man, they say he murdered three.

        Am                       F                         Am                    E

    Strange things did happen here, no stranger would it be,

              Am      Dm        E                      Am

    if we met at midnight in the hanging tree.

 

           Am        Dm   Am                   E

2. Are you, are you coming to the tree ?

              Am                   Dm  G                    Am

    The dead man called out  for his love to flee.

        Am                       F                         Am                    E

    Strange things did happen here, no stranger would it be,

              Am      Dm       E                      Am

    if we met at midnight in the hanging tree.

 

           Am        Dm   Am                   E

3. Are you, are you coming to the tree ?

                  Am            Dm          G               Am

    Where I told you to run, so we'd both be free.

        Am                       F                         Am                    E

    Strange things did happen here, no stranger would it be,

              Am      Dm       E                      Am

    if we met at midnight in the hanging tree.

 

           Am        Dm   Am                   E

4. Are you, are you coming to the tree ?

                 Am               Dm    G                       Am

    Wear a necklace of hope, side by side with me.

        Am                       F                         Am                    D

    Strange things did happen here, no stranger would it be,

              Am      Dm       E                      Am

    if we met at midnight in the hanging tree.

 

(from here each 3rd line of a verse ends in D instead of E)

 

+  repeat verses   3 & 1 & 2       +  instrumental = verses 1 (3x)

 

+  instrumental = verse 1, lines 1 & 2

 

    (Jennifer Lawrence)