A Servant Of The Company chords with lyrics by Brian Peters - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Brian Peters – A Servant Of The Company chords

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[Verse 1]
Am GMi Daddy started off on the Old North Western
Am GMi Daddy left school at just 14
Am GHe got a job in the sheds at Longsight
C G AmWorking to keep all the engines clean
C G AmWorking to keep all the engines clean
[Verse 2]
Am GHe started as a fireman on the LMS Railway
Am GThe only way then that you got ahead
Am GA 50 hour week on a 9 A Jinty
C G AmShunting up and down in the engine shed
C G AmShunting up and down in the engine shed
[Verse 3]
Am GWell, mi Daddy passed fireman on the LMS Railway
Am GAnd graduated in the course of time
Am GTo working like a navvy on a 4-6-4 tank
C G AmToiling away up the Buxton Line
C G AmToiling away up the Buxton Line
[Verse 4]
Am GThe Hungry 30’s on the LMS Railway
Am GFound mi Daddy pretty well content
Am GNewly in charge of a jolly old Jumbo
C G AmBucketing away into Stoke-on- Trent
C G AmBucketing away into Stoke-on- Trent
[Verse 5]
Am GThirty years’ work on the LMS Railway
Am GThirty years’ sweat, do you wonder why?
Am GWell, I’ve got a photo, taken 1947
C G AmOf mi Daddy on the footplate of HLL
C G AmOf mi Daddy on the footplate of HLL
[Verse 6]
Am GYes, 30 years’ work on the LMS Railway
Am GThirty years’ labour, hard and hot
Am GBut Daddy ended up as a top link driver
C G AmOn London trains, with a re-built Scot
C G AmOn London trains, with a re-built Scot
[Verse 7]
Am GDaddy as the kind of the whole creation
Am GDaddy as the master of his own success
Am GIt’s great to be a driver on the LMS Railway
C G AmWhen everybody’s heard of the LMS
C G AmWhen everybody’s heard of the LMS
[Verse 8]
Am GYes, mi Daddy lived and breathed for the LMS Railway
Am GBut that was long ago – and it’s rather sad
Am G(‘Cause) It’ll soon be forgotten, will the LMS Railway
C G AmAnd who’s ever heard of mi dear…old… Dad?
[Outro]
N.C.And who’s ever heard of mi dear…old…Dad?
Karen Morris, www.musicsmile0.wordpress.com
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