George Formby - Bless Em All chords

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Bless Em All  The Long and The Short and The Tall  Chords
George Formby, Jr   1940  (Fred Godfrey 1917)

Capo I*

A A7 D

D AThey say there's a troopship just leaving Bombay, bound for old Blighty shore
A7 DHeavily laden with time expired men, bound for the land they adore.
D AThere's many an airman just finishing his time, there's many a twerp signing on.
A7 A A7 A A7 DYou'll get no promotion this side of the ocean, so cheer up my lads, Bless 'em All.
D D7 GBless em All, Bless em All, the long and the short and the tall
A Bless all the sergeants and W. O. ones,
E7 E A A7Bless all the corprals and their blinkin sons,
D D7 GCos were saying goodbye to them all, as back to their billets they crawl
A A7 A A7 A A7 DYou'll get no promotion this side of the ocean, so cheer up my lads, Bless 'em All
DThey say if you work hard you'll get better pay
AWe've heard all that before
Clean up your buttons and polish your boots
A7 DScrub out the barrack room floor
D AThere's many a rookie has taken it in, hook line and sinker an 'all
A A7 A A7 A A7 DYou'll get no promotion this side of the ocean, so cheer up my lads, Bless em All
D D7 GBless em All, Bless em All, the long and the short and the tall
A Bless all the sergeants and W. O. ones,
E7 E A A7Bless all the corprals and their blinkin sons,
D D7 GCos were saying goodbye to them all, as back to their billets they crawl
A A7 A A7 A A7 DYou'll get no promotion this side of the ocean, so cheer up my lads, Bless em All
D ANow they say that the Sergeant's a very nice chap, oh what a tale to tell.
A7 DAsk him for leave on a Saturday night and he'll pay your fare home as well.
D AThere's many an airman has blighted his life through writing rude words on the wall
A A7 A A7 A A7 DYou'll get no promotion this side of the ocean, so cheer up my lads, Bless em All
D D7 GBless em All, Bless em All, the long and the short and the tall
A Bless all the sergeants and W. O. ones,
E7 E A A7Bless all the corprals and their blinkin sons,
D D7 GCos were saying goodbye to them all, as back to their billets they crawl
A A7 A A7 A A7 DYou'll get no promotion this side of the ocean, so cheer up my lads, Bless em All
D G Gm E A7 DNobody knows what a twerp you have been, so cheer up my lads, bless em all
* Alternate: No Capo A = G A7 = G7 D = C D7 = C7 G = F E7 = D7 Gm = Fm Set8 http://sites.google.com/site/guitarmusicchordsandlyrics/
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