Fiddler's Green - Mrs Mcgrath chords

      
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Em G"Oh, Mrs. McGrath," the sergeant said
Am C"Would you like to make a soldier out of your son Ted
Em GWith a scarlett coat, a big cocked hat
Am GMrs. McGrath, wouldn't you like that?"
Em Am
Em GNow, Mrs. McGrath lived on the sea shore
Am CFor the space of seven years or more
Em GTill she saw abig ship sailing in the bay
Am G"Here’s my son Ted, will you clear the way!"
CWith me too-rye-ay
GFoddle-diddle-day
Em Mrs McGrath wouldnt you like that?
CWith me toorye-ay
GFoddle diddle day
Em G EmMrs McGrath wouldnt you like that?
Em G Am C Em G Am G
Em G"Oh captain dear, where have you been
Am CHave you been to the Mediterranean
Em GWill you tell me the news of my son Ted
Am GIs the poor boy living or is he dead?"
Em Am
Em GUp came Ted without any legs
Am CAnd in their place, two wooden pegs
Em GShe kissed him a dozen times or two
Am GAnd said "My god, Ted is it you?"
CWith me too-rye-ay
GFoddle-diddle-day
Em Mrs McGrath didnt you like that?
CWith me toorye-ay
GFoddle diddle day
Em G EmMrs McGrath didnt you like that?
Em Am Em Am
Em G"Now were you drunk or were you blind
Am CWhen you left your two fine legs behind
Em GOr was it while walking upon the sea
Am GWore your two fine legs from the knees away?"
Em G"No, I wasn't drunk and I wasn't blind
Am CWhen I left my two fine legs behind
Em GBut a cannon ball on the fifth of May,
Am GTore my two fine legs and my knees away"
CWith me too-rye-ay
GFoddle-diddle-day
Em Mrs McGrath didnt you like that?
CWith me toorye-ay
GFoddle diddle day
Em G EmMrs McGrath didnt you like that?
"My Teddyboy," the widow cried "Your two fine legs were your mother’s pride [only drums in this verse] That stumps of a tree wouldn’t do at all Why didn't you run from the cannon ball?"
Em G"All foreign wars I do proclaim
Am CBetween Don John and the King of Spain,
Em GI’d rather have my son as he used to be
Am GThan the King of France and his whole navy"
Em G Am C Em G Am G With me too-rye-ay [first two lines voice only] Foddle-diddle-day
Em Mrs McGrath didnt you like that?
CWith me toorye-ay
GFoddle diddle day
Em G EmMrs McGrath didnt you like that?
CWith me too-rye-ay
GFoddle-diddle-day
Em Mrs McGrath didnt you like that?
CWith me toorye-ay
GFoddle diddle day
Em G EmMrs McGrath didnt you like that?
Em G Am C Em
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