Hobbies Playing Music 'Greensleeves' Chords Learn Christmas Songs on the Guitar Share PINTEREST Email Print Paper Boat Creative | Getty Images Playing Music Playing Guitar Tab, Chords & Lyrics Basics Tutorials Music Education Playing Piano Home Recording By Dan Cross Dan Cross is a professional guitarist and former private instructor who has experience teaching and playing various styles of music. our editorial process Dan Cross Updated March 17, 2017 Note: If the chords and lyrics below appears poorly formatted in your browser, download this PDF of "Greensleeves", which is both properly formatted for printing and ad-free. You can also try playing a more difficult fingerstyle version of the song in tab. Greensleeves Chords Used: Bm (x24432) | G (320003) | A7 (x02020) | Em (022000) | D (xx0232) | B7 (x21202) | E (022100) Em G D BmAlas, my love, you do me wrong, Em B7To cast me off discourteously. Em G D BFor I have loved you well and long, Em B7 EmDelighting in your company.Chorus:G DGreensleeves was all my joyEm B7Greensleeves was my delight,G DGreensleeves was my heart of gold, Em B7 EAnd who but my lady greensleeves.Additional Verses:Your vows you've broken, like my heart,Oh, why did you so enrapture me?Now I remain in a world apartBut my heart remains in captivity.I have been ready at your hand,To grant whatever you would crave,I have both wagered life and land,Your love and good-will for to have.If you intend thus to disdain,It does the more enrapture me,And even so, I still remainA lover in captivity.My men were clothed all in green,And they did ever wait on thee;All this was gallant to be seen,And yet thou wouldst not love me.Thou couldst desire no earthly thing,But still thou hadst it readily.<br/>Thy music still to play and sing;And yet thou wouldst not love me.Well, I will pray to God on high,That thou my constancy mayst see,And that yet once before I die,Thou wilt vouchsafe to love me.Ah, Greensleeves, now farewell, adieu,To God I pray to prosper thee,For I am still thy lover true,Come once again and love me.