Ewan McLennan – Yorkshire Regiment chords

Chords
Transpose:
[Intro]
C   F  C  F  C G/B Am
C   F  C

[Verse]
G F CYou say you saw the Yorkshire Regiment
F CGo parading down our street
F C AmHow it breaks my heart, those brave young lads
G FMarching off to that crooked beat
C G CMarching off to that crooked beat
[Verse]
G F CHere we wait each morning, to the drumming we drill
F CAs our sergeant he barks and he bays
F C AmOh, the jokes of the boys keep our spirits alive
G FI miss you more than I say
C G CI miss you more than I say
[Verse]
G F CThe hot air hangs heavy on the village by day
F CIn the fields where the poppies are grown
F C AmWhere our bomb struck here, was a market last year
G FNow the children greet us with stones
C G C F CThe children greet us with stones
[Verse]
G F CAnd it's funny to think as I write you this note
F CAnd I turn my head to the sky
F C AmThe same stars that burn on this desert at night
G FAre shining down where you lie
C G CAre shining down where you lie
[Instrumental] C F C F C G/B Am C F C [Verse]
G F CWe lost young Private Mitchell last week
F CHis funeral was just today
F C AmAnd as the sandstorm stung our saluting hands
G FHis body lifted away
C G CHis young body was lifted away
[Verse]
G F CAnd as the bugle tune stopped playing it
F COn the wind it was carried away
F C AmOur Sergeant Brown he told us
G FHe died for his nation's sake
C G C F C F CHe died for his nation's sake
[Verse]
G F CBut my mind started wandering later
F CTo some thoughts so cold and grey
F C AmDo we give our lives for our country
G FOr by our leaders are they stolen away?
C G COr by our leaders are they stolen away?
[Verse]
G F CAnd as I look around at us young lads
F CSmiling bravely in our uniforms
F C AmI wonder when I found I first liked them
G FSons of those who wanted the war
C G CSons of those who wanted the war
[Verse]
G F CSo come ye squaddies from Banfrie Chapel
F CFrom Leeds and the towns to the north
F C AmThe troop is our lives to our leaders
G FHard luck, not a grain of sorrow
C G CHard luck, not a damn grain of sorrow
[Instrumental] C F C F C G/B Am C F C [Verse]
G F CYou say you saw the Yorkshire Regiment
F CGo parading down our street
F C AmHow it breaks my heart, those brave young lads
G FMarching off to that crooked beat
C G CMarching off to that crooked beat
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