I Am Australian chords

Miscellaneous / Australiana


SOng by Bruce Woodley and Dobe Newton tabbed by Buck An easy version for us not so clever players... Key of D 4/4 D G D I came from the dream-time, from the dusty red soil plains.I_ Bm G A D am the an-cient heart,_the keep-er of the flame. I G A Bm stood up-on the rocky shore, I watched the tall ships come, for D Em G A D forty thousand years I've been the first Aus-tra-li-an. G D Bm I came up-on the prison ship bowed by iron chains. I clear- G A D ed the land, endured the lash,and wait-ed for the rains. I'm a G A Bm settler, I'm a farmer's wife, on a dry and barren run, A D Em 2/2 G A 4/4D convict and a free man, I be- came Aus-tra-li-- an. We are G D one but we are man-y and from Bm A D all the lands on Earth we come. We share a G D dream and sing with one voice, G A Bm A G A D I am___ you are we are Aus-tra-li-an.