Mark Knopfler - My Claim To Fame chords

      
Intro:  
F      C  G  F     C  
Dm   C  G  C 
 
 
C Am Well he's a big star now
F G C But I've been a fan of his for years
C (*) F The way he sings and plays guitar
G C Still brings me to tears
I wouldn't want to be a big deal I wouldn't want to be a celebrity > I spend my life building ships of steel > That's all there ever was for me > > Take a hammer to the sea belles > And shout my name > And I'll sail the seas as free as a breeze > That's my claim to fame > > He spends his life in the studio > Jet planes and big black cars > Plays records on the radio > In all of the clubs and in all of the bars > > By day he didn't have a choice > You had to take a trade > You had no money and you had no voice > That's the life I made > > Take a hammer to the sea belles > And shout my name > And I'll sail the seas as free as a breeze > That's my claim to fame > > That's my claim to fame boys > That's my claim to fame > To sail the seas as free as a breeze > That's my claim to fame La, la ....: same as intro Solo: same as verse > > Well a song can live forever and a day > An old ship goes to the breakers yard > In a hundred years you're gonna hear him play > They won't remember me for working hard > > Now they've all gone away, all the boys and the girls > They yard is a grave where the river runs through > We used to build the ships for the whole wide world > Now we couldn't do it if we wanted to > > Take a hammer to the sea belles > And shout my name > I'll sail the seas as free as a breeze > That's my claim to fame > > Take a hammer to the sea belles > And shout my name > I'll sail the seas as free as a breeze > That's my claim to fame > > That's my claim to fame boys > That's my claim to fame > To sail the seas as free as a breeze > That's my claim to fame
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