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Brian And Michael - Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs chords

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Verse 1
    G
He  painted  Salford  Smokey  tops,
     Em
On  Cardboard  boxes  from  the  shops.
       E7                                     Am
And  parts  of  ancolts  where  I  used  to  play.

Iím  sure  he  once  walked  down  our  street,
               G
cause  he  painted  kids  who  had  nowt  on  their  feet,
       D                                      G
The  clothes  he  wore  had  all seen better  days,

Verse 2

G
Now  they  said  his  works  of  art  where  dull,
      Em
No  room  old lad  the  wall  was  full,
       E7                             Am
But  Lowry  didnít  care  much  any - way,

They  said  he  just  paints  cats  and  dogs.
       G
And  Match stalk  men  in  boots  and  clogs,
        D                                          G       D
And  Lowry  said  thatís  just  the  way  theyíll  stay,

chorus
                  G                                              Am
And  he  painted  Match stalk  men  and  Match stalk  cats  and  dogs,
             D                                                             G      D
He  painted  kids  on  the  corner  of  the  streets  with  the  sparking  clogs,
               G                                       Am
And  now  he  takes  his  brush  and  he  waits  out - side  them  factory  gates,
                D                                               G    D
To  paint  his  Match stalk  men  and  Match stalk  cats  and  dogs,

Verse 3
G
Now  canvas  and  brushes  where  wearing  thin,
          Em
When  London  started  calling  him,
       E7                                      Am
To  come  on  down  and  wear  the  old  flat  cap,

They  said  tell  us  all  about  your  ways,
      G
And  all  about  them  Salford  days,
        D                                 G     D
Is  it  true  youíre  just  an  ordinary  chap.

chorus)
                  G                                              Am
And  he  painted  Match stalk  men  and  Match stalk  cats  and  dogs,
             D                                                             G      D
He  painted  kids  on  the  corner  of  the  streets  with  the  sparking  clogs,
               G                                       Am
And  now  he  takes  his  brush  and  he  waits  out - side  them  factory  gates,
                D                                               G    D
To  paint  his  Match stalk  men  and  Match stalk  cats  and  dogs,

Verse 4
       G
Now  Lowry's  hang  upon  the  wall,
     Em
Be - side  the  greatest  of  them  all,
       E7                           Am
And  even  the  Mona Lisa  takes  a  bow,

This  tired  old  man  with  hair  like  snow,
        G
Told  northern  folk  its  time  to  go,
     D                                               G    D
The  fever  came  and  the  good  Lord  mopped  his  brow,

chorus

 G                                              Am
And  he  left  us  Match stalk  men  and  Match stalk  cats  and  dogs,
              D                                                           G       D
He  left  us  kids  on  the  corner  of  the  streets  with  the sparking clogs
          G                                       Am
Now  he  takes  his  brush  and  he  waits  out - side  them  pearly  gates,
                D                                               G
To  paint  his  Match stalk  men  and  Match stalk  cats  and  dogs,

chorus

A                                              Bm
And  he  left  us  Match stalk  men  and  Match stalk  cats  and  dogs,
              E                                                           A       E
He  left  us  kids  on  the  corner  of  the  streets  with  the sparking clogs
          A                                       Bm
Now  he  takes  his  brush  and  he  waits  out - side  them  pearly  gates,
                E                                               A
To  paint  his  Match stalk  men  and  Match stalk  cats  and  dogs,


hope you enjoy  ....... Garry Smythe
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