Tie a yellow ribbon (Listen to midi)

 

   C                                                  Em

1.    I'm comin' home, I've done my time,

                  Gm                      A7              Dm

    now I've got to know what is and isn't mine.

                                  Fm               C                      Am

    If you received my letter tellin' you I'd soon be free,

       D                               D7        Fm                      G

    then you'll know just what to do if you still want me,

  Fm                      G    - G7

    if you still want me.

 

       C                                           Em

Oh, tie a yellow ribbon round the ole oak tree,

                 Gm                                A7         Dm

it's been three long years, do you still want me?

  Fm                                            C    E    Am

If I don't see a ribbon round the ole oak tree,

      C                           Am                  C                        A     

I'll stay on the bus, forget about us. Put the blame on me.

  Dm                Fm                 D7            G7         C

If I don't see a yellow ribbon round the ole oak tree. 

 

     - Em - Dm - G      C                                           Em

2.                                  Bus driver please look for me,

                  Gm                    A7                     Dm

    ‘cause I couldn't bear to see what I might see.

                               Fm                 C                           Am

    I'm really still in prison and my love she holds the key,

        D                   D7                    Fm                     G

    a simple yellow ribbon's what I need to set me free,

         Fm                         G       - G7

    I wrote and told her please.

                     

+ CHORUS   + C - Em - Gm - A7 - Dm - - -

 

                    Dm                         Fm               C         Am     A7   - - -

    Now the whole darn bus is cheerin' and I can't believe I see,

       Dm                   Fm                         D7  G7   C 

    a hundred yellow ribbons 'round the ole oak tree.

 

    C - Em -  Gm - A - Dm - G           C - Em  - Gm - A - Dm - G .....

 

(capo 2nd)     (Dean Martin)