ARTIST: Will Holt
TITLE: Lemon Tree
Lyrics and Chords

When I was just a lad of ten
My father said to me
"Come here and take a lesson from
The lovely lemon tree
Don't put your faith in love, my boy"
My father said to me
"I fear you'll find that love is like
The lovely lemon tree"

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   / G D G - / G D Em - / G D C Em / C D G - /

Lemon tree very pretty
And the lemon flower is sweet
But the fruit of the poor lemon
Is impossible to eat

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Beneath the lemon tree one day
My love and I did lie
A girl so sweet that when she smiled
The sun rose in the sky
We passed the summer lost in love
Beneath the lemon tree
The music of her laughter hid
My father's words from me


One day she left without a word
She took away the sun
And in the dark she left behind
I knew what she had done
She left me for another
It's a common tale but true
A sadder man but wiser now
I sing this song to you


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