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Mindcamp Campfire Songs (chord version)This version was created for pre-campfire study and practice.We've included chord information where possible, but sometimes it wasn't (somesongs are just too gnarly for our chording notation capabilities). Let us know how thisworks for you! And we're happy for your help and suggestions for next year's version!There is also a dark-adapted version (light letters on dark background) for night-timeuse, as well as a lyrics-only (mostly) dark-adapted version for singers.1. Alberta (in C)2. All I Have To Do Is Dream (in C)2a. All You Need Is Love (in G)3. America (in C)4. Amie (in A)Eric ClaptonEverly BrothersThe BeatlesSimon & GarfunkelPure Prairie League5. The Boxer (in C)Paul Simon6. Bring It On Home To Me (in A)Sam Cooke7. Brown Eyed Girl (in E)8. California Dreamin' (in E)9. City of New Orleans (in C)9a. Country Roads (in G)10. Daydream (in C)11. Daydream Believer (in G)12. Dock of the Bay (in D)13. Dream a Little Dream (in C)Van MorrisonThe Mamas and PapasSteve GoodmanJohn DenverJohn SebastianMonkeesOtis ReddingThe Mamas and the Papas14. Dream Lover (in G)Bobby Darrin15. For What It's WorthBuffalo Springfield16. Friend Of The Devil (in D)Grateful Dead

Mindcamp Campfire Songs (chord version)17. Harvest Moon (in Em)18. Helplessly Hoping (in Am)19. Here Comes the Sun20. Homeward Bound (in G)21. Hotel California (in Em)Neil YoungCrosby, Stills & NashBeatlesSimon & GarfunkelEagles22. Imagine (in C)John Lennon23. In My Room (in D)Brian Wilson24. Into The Mystic (in C)25. Just a Song Before I Go (in Em)26. The Letter (in Em)27. Lodi (in D)28. Long May You Run (in D)29. Longer Boats (in G)30. Love The One You're With (in G)31. Lyin' Eyes (in G)32. Me and Bobby McGee (in G)Van MorrisonCrosby, Stills & NashThe Box TopsCreedence Clearwater RevivalNeil YoungCat StevensStephen StillsEaglesKris Kristofferson33. Moonshadow (in C)Cat Stevens34. Mr. Bojangles (in C)Jerry Jeff Walker35. Mrs. Robinson (in E)Simon & Garfunkel36. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (in Em)37. Nowhere Man (in Em)The BandBeatles38. Old Man (in Dm)Neil Young39. Only Love Can Break Your Heart (in E)Neil Young

Mindcamp Campfire Songs (chord version)39a. Peaceful Easy Feeling (in D)Eagles40. Runaway (in Am)Del Shannon41. Secret Agent Man (in Em)Jonny Rivers42. Slip Sliding Away (in G)43. Sweet Baby James (in F)44. Sweet Pea (in C)45. Tequila Sunrise (in G)46. These Days (in C)47. Things We Said Today (in Am)48. Third Rate Romance (in G)Paul SimonJames TaylorAmos LeeThe EaglesJackson BrowneThe BeatlesRussell Smith49. This Boy (in D)The Beatles50. Two of Us (in G)The Beatles51. When Will I Be Loved (in G)52. While My Guitar Gently Weeps (in Am)Phil EverlyThe Beatles53. Wild Night (in Em)Van Morrison53a. Wild World (in G)Cat Stevens54. With A Little Help From My Friends (in D)The Beatles55. Wonderful World (in G)Sam Cooke56. You've Got a Friend in Me (in C)Randy Newman

1. Alberta (in C)CAlberta,Alberta,GCWhere you been so long?CaddFAlberta, AlbertaFCG G* CWhere you been so long?CGAin't had no lovingGCF Fm CSince you've been gone.Alberta, Alberta,Where'd you stay last night?Alberta, AlbertaWhere'd you stay last night?Come home this morning,Clothes don't fit you rightAlberta, Alberta,Girl, you're on my mind.Alberta, Alberta,Girl, you're on my mind.Ain't had no lovingSuch a great long time.Alberta, Alberta,Where you been so long?Alberta, Alberta,Where you been so long?Ain't had no lovingSince you've been gone.Eric Clapton

2. All I Have To Do Is Dream (in C)CAm FGDream, dream, dream, dreamDream, dream, dream, dreamWhen I want you in my armsWhen I want you and all your charmsWhenever I want you, all I have to do isDream, dream, dream, dreamWhen I feel blue in the nightAnd I need you to hold me tightWhenever I want you, all I have to do isDreamFEmI can make you mine, taste your lips of wineDmGC7Anytime night or dayFEmOnly trouble is, gee whizD7G7I'm dreaming my life awayI need you so that I could dieI love you so and that is whyWhenever I want you, all I have to do isDream, dream, dream, dream, dreamI can make you mine, taste your lips of wineAnytime night or dayOnly trouble is, gee whizI'm dreaming my life awayI need you so that I could dieI love you so and that is whyWhenever I want you, all I have to do isDream, dream, dream, dreamDream, dream, dream, dreamEverly Brothers

2a. All You Need Is Love (in G)GLoveGLoveD7/ALoveD/F#loveD/F#loveGloveThe BeatlesEmloveEmloveD7/AloveGD/F#There's nothing you can do that can't be doneGD/F#Theres nothing you can sing that can't be sungD7/AGD/F#Nothing you can say but you can learn toD7/A D7/AD7play the game It's easyEmEmThere's nothing you can make that can't be madeNo one you can save that can't be savedNothing you can do but you can learn how to be you in timeIt's easyCHORUS:GAll youGAll youGAll youCLove isA7D7need is loveA7D7need is loveB7Emneed is loveD7Gall you needG/DloveThere's nothing you can know that isn't knownNothing you can see that isn't shownNowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to beIts easyCHORUSCD7GLove is all you needGA7D7All you need is love

3. America (in C)Intro:C C/BAmC/GFCSimon & GarfunkelC/BAmC/GFCC/BAmC/GFLet us be lovers we'll marry our fortunes together.CC/BAmAmI've got some real estate here in my bag.Em7A7Em7A7So we bought a pack of cigarettes and Mrs. Wagner's piesDCGC C/B Am C/G FAnd we walked off to look for America.Cathy I said as we boarded a Greyhound in PittsburghMichigan seems like a dream to me nowIt took me four days to hitchhike from SaginawI've gone to look for AmericaA#maj7Cmaj7Laughing on the bus playing games with the facesA#maj7Cmaj7She said the man in the gabardine suit was a spyFFmaj7CC/B AmI said be careful his bowtie is really a cameraToss me a cigarette I think there's one in my raincoatWe smoked the last one an hour agoSo I looked at the scenery she read her magazineAnd the moon rose over an open fieldCathy I'm lost I said though I knew she was sleepingI'm empty and aching and I don't know whyCounting the cars on the New Jersey TurnpikeThey've all come to look for AmericaAll come to look for AmericaAll come to look for AmericaCC/BAmC/GFCC/BAmC/GFC/GAm/F#Fmaj7

4. Amie (in A)Pure Prairie LeagueAGDAGDI can see why you think you belong to me.AGDADI never tried to make you think or let you see one thing for yourself.CDBut now you're off with someone else and I'm alone.CEYou see I thought that I could keep you for my own.Chorus:AGDAGDAmie, what you wanna do? I think that I could stay with you,BmEA G D A G Dfor a while maybe longer if I do.AGDAGDDon't you think the time is right for us to find.AGDADAll the things we thought weren't proper could be right in time and can you see,DCDWhich way we should turn together or alone?CEI can never see what's right or what is wrong.Chorus: Instrumental: Chorus:AGDAG DNow its come to what you want, you've had your way.AGDADAnd all the things you're fight'n for just faded into gray and can you see,CDthat I don't know if it's you or if it's me?CEIf it's one of us, I'm sure we both will agree.(Chorus: 2X)EAGDAGDI keep, fallin in and out of love with you. Fallin in and out of love with you.AGDDon't know what I'm gonna doDAGDAmajA(7th fret)I keep, fallin in and out of love, with you

5. The Boxer (in C)CAmI am just a poor boy though my story's seldom toldGI have squandered my resistanceG7G6CFor a pocket full of mumbles, such are promisesAmGFAll lies and jest, still a man hears what he wants to hearCG G7 G6 CAnd disregards the restWhen I left my home and my family, I was no more than a boyIn the company of strangersIn the quiet of a railway station, running scaredLaying low, seeking out the poorer quartersWhere the ragged people goLooking for the places only they would knowAm G Am G F CLie la lie Lie la lie Lie la lie Lie la lie Lie la lieAsking only workman's wages I come looking for a jobBut I get no offersJust a come-on from the whores on Seventh AvenueI do declare, there were times when I was so lonesomeI took some comfort thereLie lie lie lie laThen I'm laying out my winter clothes and wishing I was goneGoing home where the New York City winters aren't bleeding meLeading me, going home.In the clearing stands a boxer and a fighter by his tradeAnd he carries a reminder ov ev'ry glove that laid him downOr cut him till he cried out in his anger and his shameI am leaving, I am leavingBut the fighter still remainsLie la lie.Paul Simon

6. Bring It On Home To Me (in A)AE7A7If you ever change your mind.about leaving,A7Dleaving me behind.AE7Oh, oh, bring it to me, bring your sweet lovin'.E7ADAE7bring it on home to me.yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah.I know I laughed when you left.but now I knowI only hurt myself.Oh, yeah, bring it to me, bring your sweet lovin'.bring it on home to me.yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah.I'll give you jewelry and money too.that ain't all,that ain't all I'd do for you.If you'd bring it to me, bring your sweet lovin'.bring it on home to me.yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah.You know I'll always, be your slave.til I'm buried,buried in my grave.Oh, please bring it to me, bring your sweet lovin'.bring it on home to me.yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah.I try to treat you right, but you stayed out,stayed out til night.but I forgive you.Bring it to me, bring your sweet lovin'.bring it on home to me.yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah.Sam Cooke

7. Brown Eyed Girl (in E)Van MorrisonEAEB7Hey, where did we godays when the rain cameEAEB7Down in the hollowplaying a new gameEAEB7Laughing, and a running, hey, hey Skipping and a jumpingEAEB7in the misty morning fog, with our hearts a thumpin'AB7EC#mand you, my brown eyed girlAB7EB7You, my brown eyed girlWhatever happened to Tuesday and so slowGoing down to the old mineWith a transistor radioStanding in the sunlight laughingHiding behind a rainbow's wallSlipping and a slidingAll along the waterfallWith you, my brown eyed girlYou, my brown eyed girlbridge:B7Do you remember when we used to singSha la la la la la la la te daSha la la la la la la la te daJust like thatla te daNow that I'm all on my ownI saw you just the other dayMy, how you have grownCast my memory back there LordSometimes I'm overcome thinkin' 'bout itLaughing and a running hey, heyBehind the stadiumWith you, my brown eyed girlYou, my brown eyed girlDo you remember when we used to singSha la la la la la la la

8. California Dreamin' (in E)EAmAll the leaves are brownGEsus EAnd the sky is grayFCEI've been for a walkFEsusEOn a winter's dayEAmGI'd be safe and warmGEsusEIf I was in L.A.EAmGCalifornia dreamin'GEsusEOn such a winter's dayGThe Mamas and PapasFAmFFStopped in to a churchI passed along the wayWell I got down on my kneesAnd I pretend to prayYou know the preacher likes the coldHe knows I'm gonna stayCalifornia dreamin' on such a winter's dayInstrumental break:Am E Am F C E Am F Esus EAll the leaves are brownAnd the sky is grayI've been for a walkOn a winter's dayIf I didn't tell herI could leave todayCalifornia dreamin', on such a winter's dayOn such a winter's dayOn such a winter's day

9. City of New Orleans (in C)Steve GoodmanCG7CRiding on the city of New OrleansAmFCIllinois central Monday morning railG7CFifteen cars and fifteen restless ridersAmG7CThree conductors and twenty five sacks of mailAmAll along the southbound OdysseyG7And rolls along the houses farmsAmPassing towns that have no nameG7And the graveyards of the rustedEmThe train pulls out of KankakeeD7and fieldsEmAnd freight yards full of old black menCautomobilesChorus:FG7CGood morning America how are youAmFCSay don't you know me I'm your native sonG7CG7AmI'm the train they call the city of New OrleansA7#G7CI'll be gone five hundred miles when the day is doneDealing cards with the old men in the club carPenny a point ain't no one keeping scorePass the paper bag that holds the bottleFeel the wheels grumbling 'neath the floorAnd the sons of Pullman porters, And the sons of engineersRide their fathers magic carpet made of steelMothers with their babes a sleep, A rocking to the gentle beatAnd the rhythm of the rail is all they feelChorus:Nighttime on the city of New Orleans,Changing cars in Memphis TennesseeThrough the Mississippi darkness rolling down to the seaAnd all the towns and people seem to fade into a bad dreamAnd the steel rail still ain't heard the newsThe conductor sings his song againThe passengers will please refrainThis trains got the disappearing railroad bluesChorus:

9a. Country Roads (in G)John DenverGEmDAlmost Heaven; West Virginia, Blue Ridge Mountains,CGShenandoah River.GEmDLife is old here, older than the trees, younger than the mountains,CGBlowin like a breeze.ChorusGDEmCCountry Roads, take me home, to a place, where I belong,GDCGWest Virginia, mountain mama, take me home, country roads.All my memories gather round her, miner's lady, stranger to blue water.Dark and dusty, painted on the sky, misty taste of moonshine, Teardrop inmy eye.Chorus:BridgeEmDGI hear her voice in the morning hour she calls me,CGDThe radio reminds me of my home far away.EmFCAnd driving down the road I get a feelingGDD7That I should have been home yesterday, yesterday.Chorus:Take me home, country roads; take me home, down country roads

10. Daydream (in C)CA7What a day for a daydreamDm7G7What a day for a daydreamin' boyCA7And I'm lost in a daydreamDm7G7Dreamin' bout my bundle of joyChorus:FAnd even ifFIt's one ofFI'm blowin'GAnd fall onD7time ain'tD7those daysD7the day toCmy face onCA7really on my sideCA7for takin' a walk outsideCA7take a walk in the sunG7Csomebody's new-mowed lawnI been havin' a sweet dreamI been dreamin' since I woke up todayIt's starring me and my sweet dream'Cause she's the one that makes me feel this wayChorus:And even if time is passin' me by a lotI couldn't care less about the dues you say I've gotTomorrow I'll pay the dues for dropping my loadA pie in the face for bein' a sleepy bull toadChorus:And you can be sure that if you're feelin' rightA daydream will last 'til long into the nightTomorrow at breakfast you may prick up your earsOr you may be daydreamin' for a thousand yearsrepeat first verseJohn Sebastian

11. Daydream Believer (in G)GAmOh, I could hide 'neath the wingsBmCOf the bluebird as it singsGEmA7The six-o-clock alarm would never ringGAmBut it rings and I riseBmCWash the sleep out of my eyesGEmCD7GMy shaving razor's cold and it stingsCDBmCheer up sleepy JeanCDEm COh what can it mean to aGCGDaydream believer and aMonkeesD7EmA7homecoming queenYou once thought of meAs a white knight on a steedNow you know how happyLife can beAnd our good times start and endWithout dollar one to spendBut how much baby do we really needD7

12. Dock of the Bay (in D)DF#7Sittin' in the morning sunGEI'll be sittin' in the evening comeDF#7Watching the ships roll in,GEthen I watch them roll away again, yeahCHORUS:DBI'm sittin' on the dock of the bayDBwatching the tide roll awayDEooh I'm just sittin' on the dock of the bayDBwasting ti---imeI left my home in GeorgiaHeaded for the Frisco bay'Cause I've had nothing to live forand look like nothing's gonna come my wayCHORUS:BRIDGE:DAGLook like nothing's gonna changeDAGEverything still remains the sameDAGDI can't do what ten people tell me to doCASo I guess I'll remain the sameSittin' here resting my bonesand this loneliness won't leave me aloneThese 2000 miles I roamedjust to make this dock my homeCHORUS:OUTRO:Otis Redding

13. Dream a Little Dream (in C)CStarsCNightFBirdsCDreamB7AoG7shining bright above youB7A7A7breezes seem to whisper "I love you"Fmsinging in a sycamore treeG G7a little dream of me.Say "Nightie-night" and kiss meJust hold me tight and tell me you'll miss meWhile I'm alone and lue as can beCG Gf CDream a little dream of me.AA6E7Stars fading but I linger on, dear,AA6E7still craving your kissAA6E7I'm longing to linger till dawn, dearAG# G7just saying this:Sweet dreams till sunbeams find youSweet dreams that leave all worries far behind youBut in your dreams whatever they beDream a little dream of me.The Mamas and the Papas

14. Dream Lover (in G)GEmEvery night I hope and pray, a dream lover will come my wayGEmA girl to hold in my arms and know the magic of her charmsGD7GCBecause I wanta girlto callmy ownGEmAm7D7GDI want a dream lover so I won't have to dream alone.GEmDream lover, where are you - with a love oh so true,GEmAnd a hand that I can hold, to feel you near when I grow old?GD7GCBecause I wanta girlto callmy ownGEmAm7D7GG7I want a dream lover so I won't have to dream alone.Bridge:CSome-day, I don't know howGI hope you'll hear my pleaA7Some-way, I don't know howD7She'll bring her love to meGEmDream lover, until then, I'll go to sleep and dream againGEmThat's the only thing to do, until my lover's dreams come trueGD7GCBecause I wanta girlto callmy ownGEmAm7D7GI want a dream lover so I won't have to dream alone.Bobby Darrin

15. For What It's WorthThere's something happening hereBut what it is ain't exactly clearThere's a man with a gun over thereTelling me I got to bewareChorus:I think it's time we stopChildren, what's that sound?Everybody look - what's going down?There's battle lines being drawnNobody's right if everybody's wrongYoung people speaking' their mindsGetting so much resistance from behindChorus:What a field day for the heatA thousand people in the streetSinging songs and carrying signsMostly saying, "hooray for our side"Chorus:Paranoia strikes deepInto your life it will creepIt starts when you're always afraidStep out of line, the men come and take you awayWe better stopHey, what's that sound?Everybody look - what's going down?(Repeat 3x)Buffalo Springfield

16. Friend Of The Devil (in D)Grateful DeadDGI lit out from Reno, I was trailed by twenty houndsDGDidn't get to sleep last night 'till the morning came around.Chorus:ASet out runnin' but I take my timeEmA friend of the devil is a friend of mineAEmAIf I get home before daylight, I just might get some sleep tonight.Ran into the devil, babe, he loaned me twenty billsI spent the night in Utah in a cave up in the hills.Chorus:I ran down to the levee but the devil caught me thereHe took my twenty dollar bill and vanished in the air.Chorus:Refrain:AGot two reasons why I cry away each lonely night,GThe first one's named Sweet Anne Marie, and she's my hearts delight.AThe second one is prison, babe, the sheriff's on my trail,EmGAAnd if he catches up with me, I'll spend my life in jail.Got a wife in Chino, babe, and one in CherokeeThe first one says she's got my child, but it don't look like me.Chorus:Refrain:Repeat last verse and chorus

17. Harvest Moon (in Em)Neil YoungEmCome a little bit closer,Dhear what I have to say,EmJust like the children sleepin',Dwe could dream this night away.GBut there's a full moon risin',Dlet's go dancing in the light,Gwe know where the music's playin',Dlet's go out and feel the night.Chorus:EmA7Because I'm still in love with you,A7Em7I want to see you dance again.Em7A7Because I'm still in love with you,Don this harvest moon.When we were strangersI watched you from afar.When we were loversI loved you with all my heart.But now it's gettin' lateand the moon is climbing high.I want to celebrateand see it shining in your eye.Instrumental:Chorus:

18. Helplessly Hoping (in Am)Crosby, Stills & NashAm7CHelplessly hoping her harlequin hovers near-by,GDawaiting a word.Am7CGasping at glimpses of gentle true spiritGDhe runs wishing he could flyAm7CGDonly to trip at the sound of good-bye.Wordlessly watching he waits by the window and wondersat the empty place in-sideHeartlessly helping himself to her bad dreamshe worries did he hear a goodbye or even.hello?ChorusGC/GGC/GGThey are one person, they are two a-lone,C/Gthey are three to-gether,GDm/FCthey are for.each otherStand by the starway you'll see something certain to tell youconfusion has its cost.Love isn't lying it's loose in a lady who lingers,saying she is lostand choking. on hello.Chorus

19. Here Comes the SunHere comes the sun (doo doo doo doo)