Billy Bragg – Between The Wars chords

Chords
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Billy - Bragg Between The Wars

He's playing the song with a capo but this is the chords if you are playing without one.

D Em G D A Bm G AI was a miner, I was a docker, I was a railwayman between the wars
A Bm G D A Bm G I raised a family, in times of austerity, with sweat at the foundry between
A Dthe wars
A Bm G D AI paid the union, as times got harder, I looked to the government to
help the working man
D Em G D A Bmbut they brought prosperity down at the armoury, we're arming for peace,
G A D Gme boys, between the wars
D Em G D A Bm GI kept the faith and I kept voting, not for the iron fist but for the
Ahelping hand
A Bm G D A Bm Gfor theirs is a land with a wall around it and mine is a faith in my
A Dfellow man
A Bm G D Atheirs is a land of hope and glory, mine is the greenfield and the
factory floor
D Em G D A Bmtheirs are the skies all dark with bombers and mine is the peace we knew
G A D Gbetween the wars
D Em G D A Bmcall up the craftsman, bring me the draughtsman, build me a path from
G Acradle to grave
A Bm G D A Bmand I'll give my consent to any government that does not deny a man a
G A Dliving wage
A Bm G D Ago find the young men, never to fight again, bring up the banners from
the days gone by
D Em G D A Bm G Asweet moderation, heart of this nation, desert us not we are between the
D G Dwars
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