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Import text from rows into columns?

Last Modified: 2017-03-23
I have been given a text file which I need to place the data into a MySQL table, Excel or Even Access.

The text file contains:
A | win
B | howdy
C | go home
D | have lunch
A | happy
B | sad
C | drunk
D | mad

The letters on the left of the | are the field names and the data is on the right.
There is no character/delimiter that represents the end of a record.
There are thousands of these records containing the same fields in the same order (obviously different data).

Any suggestions in getting it in to columns of data instead of rows would be appreciated.
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