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Dropkick Murphys - Johnny I Hardly Knew Ya chords

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        Em                                           D
While on the road to sweet Athy, Ha-roo Har-oo
         Em                                            G           B7
While on the road to sweet Athy, Har-oo Harr-oo
         Em                   D
When on the road to sweet Athy
   C                             B7
A stick in the hand, A drop in the eye
   Em       D         C          B7
A doleful damsel I heard cry
Em         D        Em
Johnny I hardly knew ya

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EmD
With your drums and guns and guns and drums, ha-roo, ha-roo
EmG          B7
With your drums and guns and guns and drums, ha-roo, ha-roo
                EmD                              C               B7
With your drums and guns and guns and drums,†the enemy nearly slew ya;
     EmD             C           B7
Me Darling dear, you look so queer. †
Em         D        Em
Johnny I hardly knew ya

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EmD
Where are the eyes that looked so mild ha-roo, ha-roo
EmG          B7
Where are the eyes that looked so mild ha-roo, ha-roo
           EmD                                C                          B7
Where are the eyes that looked so mild, When my poor heart you first beguiled
        EmD            C                 B7
Why did you run from me and the child, 
Em         D        Em
Johnny I hardly knew ya.

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EmD
Where are the legs with which you ran, ha-roo, ha-roo,
EmG           B7
Where are the legs with which you ran, ha-roo, ha-roo,
          EmD                              C                        B7
Where are the legs with which you ran, When first you went to carry a gun?
   EmD          C            B7
Indeed your dancing days are done.
Em          D        Em
Johnny, I hardly knew ya.

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EmD
It grieved my heart to see you sail ha-roo, ha-roo
EmG           B7
It grieved my heart to see you sail ha-roo, ha-roo
   EmD                               C                           B7
It grieved my heart to see you sail, Though from my heart you took leg-bail
          EmD                C             B7
Like a cod youíre doubled up head and tail,
Em         D        Em
Johnny I hardly knew ya

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EmD
You havenít an arm, you havenít a leg, ha-roo, ha-roo,
       EmG           B7
You havenít an arm, you havenít a leg, ha-roo, ha-roo,
       EmD                                  C                    B7
You havenít an arm, you havenít a leg, Youíre an eyeless, noseless, chickenless egg,
          EmD              C           B7
Youíll have to be put with a bowl to beg.
Em          D        Em
Johnny, I hardly knew ya.

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EmD
Iím happy for to see you home ha-roo, ha-roo
EmG          B7
Iím happy for to see you home ha-roo, ha-roo
      EmD                      C            B7
Iím happy for to see you home From the island of Ceylon
     EmD          C               B7
So low in the flesh so high in the bone,
Em       D        Em
Jonny I hardly knew ya.

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EmD
How sad it is to see you so, ha-roo, ha-roo,
EmG          B7
How sad it is to see you so, ha-roo, ha-roo,
        EmD                       C                                    B7
How sad it is to see you so, And I think of you now as an object of woe,
              EmD                  C             B7
But your Peggyíll still keep you on as her beau.
Em          D        Em
Johnny, I hardly knew ya.

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EmD
Theyíre rolling out the guns again, ha-roo, ha-roo,
EmG          B7
Theyíre rolling out the guns again, ha-roo, ha-roo,
             EmD                             C                           B7
Theyíre rolling out the guns again, But they never will take our sons again
             EmD            C      B7
No they never will take our sons again
Em             D            Em
Johnny Iím swearing to ya.

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