Fairy Tale Of New York chords with lyrics by Ellis Island - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Ellis Island – Fairy Tale Of New York chords

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[Intro]

C    Cadd9    C

F    Fmaj7/C    F

F    G  (Only strum G once)

C    Cadd9    C

G    G7    

C    Cadd9    C

[Verse]

C Cadd9 CIt was christmas eve, babe
F Fmaj7/C FIn the drunk tank
C Cadd9 CAn old man said, son
G G7I won't see another one
C Cadd9 CAnd then he sang his song
F Fmaj7/C FThe rare old mountain dew
C Cadd9 CI turned my eyes away,
G C GAnd I dreamed about, you
[Verse 2]
C Cadd9 CGot on a lucky one
F Fmaj7/C FCame in at eighteen to one
C Cadd9 CI've got a feelin'
G G7This year's for me and you
C Cadd9 CHappy Christmas
F Fmaj7/C FOh, I love you baby
C Cadd9 CThere's gonna be good times
G C GWhen all our dreams come true
[Pre-Chorus 1]
C G C FThey got cars big as bars, they got rivers of gold
C F Am GBut the wind blows right through you, it's no place for the old
C Am C FWhen I first took your hand, on a cold Christmas eve
C F G COh I told you that Broadway was waiting for me
C Am C FYou were handsome and pretty, Queen of New York City
C F G CWhen the band finished playin', the crowd howled for more
C Am C FSinatra was swingin', all the drunks they were singin'
C F G COh we kissed in the corner, and danced 'round the floor
[Chorus]
F Am CAnd the boys of the New York Police Choir were singin'
Am"Galway Bay"
C GAnd the bells were ringin' out
COn Christmas Day
[Verse 3]
C Cadd9 CI could have been someone
F Fmaj7/C FAnd so could anyone
C Cadd9 CI took my dreams from you
G G7When I first met you
C Cadd9 CI kept them with me babe
F Fmaj7/C FAnd I put them with my own
C Cadd9 CI can't make it all alone
G CI built my dreams all around you
[Pre-Chorus 2]
C G Am FYou're a bum, you're a punk; you're an ol' whore on junk
C F Am GLyin there on the drip, nearly dead in the bed
C F Am FYou scumbag, you maggot, you cheap lousy faggot
C F G CHappy Christmas me arse, oh I'd rather be dead
[Chorus]
F Am CAnd the boys of the NYPD Choir were singin'
Am"Galway Bay"
C GAnd the bells were ringin' out
COn Christmas Day
[Outro]
C Cadd9 C F Fmaj7/C FOh I love you baby
C Cadd9 CI've got a feelin'
G G7This year's for me and you
C Cadd9 CHappy Christmas
F Fmaj7/C FOh I love you baby
C Cadd9 CThere's gonna be good times
GWhen all our dreams
CCome True
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