Ewan McLennan – Jamie Foyers chords

Chords
Transpose:
[Intro]
F  C  F  C  F  Bb  Dm  C
F  Bb  F  C  F  Dm  C  F  C

[Verse]
F C F CFar distant, far distant lies Foyers the brave
F Bb Dm CNo tombstone memorial shall hallow his grave
F Bb F CFor his bones they lie scattered on the rude soil of Spain
F Dm C F C'Cause our young Jamie Foyers in battle was slain
[Verse]
F C F CHe's gone from the shipyard that stands on the Clyde
F Bb Dm CHis hammer it is silent, his tools laid aside
F Bb F CTo the wide Ebro river, young Foyers has gane
F Dm C F CFor to fight by the side o' the people of Spain
[Verse]
F C F CThere wasn't his equal at work or at play
F Bb Dm CHe was strong in the union till his dying day
F Bb F CHe was grand at the fitba', at the dance he was braw
F Dm C F C'Cause our young Jamie Foyers was the floo'er o' them a'
[Verse]
F C F CHe came home from the shipyard, take off his working clothes
F Bb Dm CAye, I mind that time weel in the long summer days
F Bb F CHe said, “Fare ye weel, lassie, I'll come back again”
F Dm C F CBut that young Jamie Foyers in battle was slain
[Verse]
F C F CIn the fight for Belchite he was aye to the fore
F Bb Dm CAnd he fought at Gandesa till he couldn't fight no more
F Bb F CHe lay ower his machine-gun wi' a bullet in his brain
F Dm C F C'Cause our young Jamie Foyers in battle was slain
[Instrumental] F C F C F Bb Dm C F Bb F C F Dm C F C [Verse]
F C F CFar distant, far distant lies Foyers the brave
F Bb Dm CNo tombstone memorial shall hallow his grave
F Bb F CFor his bones they lie scattered on the rude soil of Spain
F Dm C F'Cause our young Jamie Foyers in battle was slain
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