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Christy Moore – Fairytale Of New York chords
Fairytale Of New York: This is the way he played it on jools holland, Capo on First fret. Basically chords like this for first two verses: C F C G C F C G C G And then a slight change to: C F C G C G C F G C Then the third part is: C C F G C C C F G C F C A C F G C It's just that repeated. But here how the timing is roughly.C FIt was Christmas Eve babe in the drunk tankC GAn old man said to me, won't see another oneC FAnd then he sang a song The Rare Old Mountain DewC G C GI turned my face away and dreamed about you.Got on a lucky one came in eighteen to one I've got a feeling this year's for me and you So happy Christmas, I love you baby There's gonna be some goodtime when all our dreams come trueC FThey've got cars big as bars, they've got rivers of goldC GBut the wind goes right through you; it's no place for the oldC GWhen you first took my hand, on a cold Christmas EveC F G CYou promised me Broadway was waiting for me.CYou were handsome you were pretty, queen of New York CityC F G CWhen the band finished playing they howled out for moreCSinatra was swinging, all the drunks they were singingC F G CWe kissed on a corner then danced through the night.Chorus:F C AThe boys of the NYPD choir were singing "Galway Bay"C F G CAnd the bells were ringing out for Christmas dayC FI could have been someone, well so could anyoneC GYou took my dreams from me when I first found youC FI kept them with me babe; I put them with my ownC G C GCan't make it all alone, I've built my dreams around youChorus:F C AThe boys of the NYPD choir were singing "Galway Bay"C F G CAnd the bells were ringing out for Christmas dayC FYou're a bum, you're a punk, you're an old slut on junkC GLying there almost dead on a drip in that bedCYou scumbag, you maggot, you cheap lousy faggotC F G CHappy Christmas my arse, I'd rather be dead.Last chorus:F C AThe boys of the NYPD choir were singing "Galway Bay"C F G CAnd the bells were ringing out for Christmas dayC FSo happy Christmas, I love you babyC G C GThere's gonna be some goodtime when all our dreams come trueCSo, happy christmas, I love you baby