Mark Knopfler – Privateering chords ver. 2

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Mark Knopfler's Privateering double album chords by Foma
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01. Redbud Tree


Time: 4/4, 3/4, 2/4
Key: D Minor
Capo: 5 fret


* Play with first string muted by little finger of the right hand


| Am | % | % | % |


Am G F CHunted down, I came upon
Bb AmA place of ferns and grass
G F CGathered to a redbud tree
Bb AmAnd now their footsteps pass
G F CWhere I crouch in dread
Bb AmDiscovery my certain death
G F CHer leaves reaching for my head
Bb AmAs I suspend my breath
C Dm ARedbud tree, shelter me, shelter me
Dm G ARedbud tree, shelter me, shelter me
| 3/4 Am - G | F - - | C Bb | Am | - G | | 3/4 F - - | C Bb | Am | | C | 2/4 Dm | A | Dm G | A | | C | 2/4 Dm | A | Dm/F G | A | % | | Am | % |
G F C Those days of fear are gone
Bb AmYet I am pledged to her
G F CAs to my only one
Bb AmMy lovely protector
C Dm ARedbud tree, shelter me, shelter me
Dm G ARedbud tree, shelter me, shelter me
C Dm ARedbud tree, shelter me, shelter me
Dm/F G ARedbud tree, shelter me, shelter me
| A | repeat | A | ______________________________________________________ 02. Haul Away Time: 4/4 Key: C Major Capo: 5 fret | C D | Em | D | C/G | | G C/G | G |
C/G GIt was a windless night when you left the ship
D/F# G G/B CYou never were a steady bold one
D/F# EmI gave my hand, ah, but you did slip
CMaj7 D/F# Em C/GI’m a living man and you’re a cold one
G C/G GHaul away, haul away for home
C/G GMy love’s as fair as a girl can be
D/F# G G/B C/GMy wedding ring is a heavy gold one
D/F# EmNow you lie alone in the deep dark sea
CMaj7 D/F# Em C/GI’m a living man and you’re a cold one
G C/G GHaul away, haul away for home
| C/G | G - - D/F# | 2/4 G G/B | C | | C D/F# | Em - - CMaj7 | D/F# | Em C | | G C/G | G |
C/G GThe morning brings, Lord, a fresh young breeze
D/F# G G/B C/GTo fill our sails and end the doldrums
D/F# EmOur lucky ship speeds across the sea
CMaj7 D/F# Em C/GI’m a living man and you’re a cold one
G C/G GHaul away, haul away for home
| C | G - - D/F# | 2/4 G G/B | C | | C D/F# | Em - - CMaj7 | D/F# | Em C | | G C/G | G | repeat | G | _________________________________________________________ 04. Privateering Time: 2/4 Key: C Minor Capo: 3 fret | Am | % | % | % | Am | % | G | Am | | Am | % | % | % | Am | % | G | Am | | Am | % | % | % | | Am | % |
AmYon’s my privateer
See how trim she lies To every man a lucky hand And every man a prize I live to ride the ocean
C G AmThe mighty world around
CTo take a little plunder
G AmAnd to hear the cannon sound
F CTo lay with pretty women
G D/F#To drink Madeira wine
Am CTo hear the rollers thunder
G AmOn a shore that isn’t mine
AmPrivateering we will go
Privateering, yo ho hoho Privateering we will go Yo ho ho, yo ho ho | Am | % | G | Am | | Am | % | % | % |
AmThe people on your man o’ war
Are treated worse than scum I’m no flogging captain And by God I’ve sailed with some Come with me to Barbary
C G AmWe’ll ply there up and down
CNot quite exactly
G AmIn the service of the Crown
F CTo lay with pretty women
G D/F#To drink Madeira wine
Am CTo hear the rollers thunder
G AmOn a shore that isn’t mine
AmPrivateering we will go
Privateering, yo ho hoho Privateering we will go Yo ho ho, yo ho ho | Am | % | % | % | | Am | % | % | D5 | | Am | % | % | % | | Am | % | % | % | repeat
AmLook’ee there’s my privateer
She’s small but she can sting Licensed to take prizes With a letter from the King I love the streets and taverns
C GOf a pretty foreign town
Am CTip my hat to the dark-eyed ladies
G AmAs we sally up and down
F CTo lay with pretty women
G D/F#To drink Madeira wine
Am CTo hear the rollers thunder
G AmOn a shore that isn’t mine
AmPrivateering we will go
Privateering, yo ho hoho Privateering we will go Yo ho ho, yo ho ho | Am | % | % | % | | Am | % | % | D5 | | Am | % | % | % | | Am | % | % | % | repeat
AmBritannia needs her privateers
Each time she goes to war Death to all her enemies Though prizes matter more Come with me to Barbary
C G AmWe’ll ply there up and down
CNot quite exactly
G AmIn the service of the Crown
F CTo lay with pretty women
G D/F#To drink Madeira wine
Am CTo hear the rollers thunder
G AmOn a shore that isn’t mine
AmPrivateering we will go
Privateering, yo ho hoho Privateering we will go Yo ho ho, yo ho ho | Am | % | % | % | | Am | % | % | D5 | | Am | % | % | % | | Am | % | % | % | repeat | Am | ___________________________________________________________ 05. Miss You Blues Time: 4/4 Key: D Major Capo: 2 fret | C | F/C C | C | F/C G | | C | F/C C | C | G C |
C F/C CMiss you blues, baby, miss you blues
F/C GMiss you blues, baby, miss you blues
C F/C CYou never used to look behind you, that isn’t what you’d do
G CDidn’t leave a thing behind you but the miss you blues
C F/C CWho’s gonna take your place, fill your shoes?
F/C GWho’s gonna take your place, fill your shoes?
C F CYou never used to look behind you, that isn’t what you’d do
G CDidn’t leave a thing behind you but the miss you blues
C F CMiss you blues, baby, miss you blues
F GMiss you blues, baby miss you blues
C F CYou never used to look behind you, that isn’t what you’d do
G CDidn’t leave a thing behind you but the miss you blues
| C | F C | C | F G | | C | F C | C | G C |
C F CWalk alone down the avenue
C F GWalk alone down the avenue
C F CYou never used to look behind you, that isn’t what you’d do
G CDidn’t leave a thing behind you but the miss you blues
C F CMiss you blues, baby, miss you blues
F GMiss you blues, baby miss you blues
C F CYou never used to look behind you, that isn’t what you’d do
G CDidn’t leave a thing behind you but the miss you blues
| C | F C | C | F G | | C | F C | C | G C | repeat | C | _____________________________________________________________ 06. Corned Beef City Time: 4/4 Key: C Major Capo: No | C | % | % | % | | C | % | % | % |
CEarly in the morning
Going to meet a man
Csus2Wants a truck unloading
Csus4 CFor cash-in-hand
You don’t ask questions When there’s nothing in the bank
Csus2Got to feed the kids
Csus4 CAnd put the diesel in the tank
Bacon, egg and sausage Double chips and beans
GTea and bread and butter
F CAnd a day on the machines
Christmas is coming With the final demand
GWhat you got going
F CFor cash in hand
F G C So it ain’t too pretty
F G C Corned Beef City
F G C It ain’t too pretty
F G/D C Corned Beef City
| C | % | % | % | | C G | F C | G F | | C | % | % | % | Early in the morning Where the trucks all stand
GI’ve got a pocket full of folding
F CAnd a pair of jerry cans
I’ve got to keep it going They’re laying off at Ford
GI’m only one step ahead
F COf my room and board
F G C So it ain’t too pretty
F G C Corned Beef City
F G C It ain’t too pretty
F G/D C Corned Beef City
| C | % | % | % | | C G | F C | G F | | C | % | % | % | Early in the morning Going to meet a man
GWants a truck unloading
F CFor cash-in-hand
You don’t ask questions When there’s nothing in the bank
GGot to feed the kids
F CAnd put the diesel in the tank
F G C So it ain’t too pretty
F G C Corned Beef City
F G C It ain’t too pretty
F G/D C Corned Beef City
| C | % | % | % | | C G | F C | G F | | C | % | % | % | | C G | F C | G F | | C | _____________________________________________________ 07. Go, Love Csus4/F = [133010] D7sus2/A = [x04530] Time: 4/4 Key: B Minor Capo: 2 fret | Am | F G | Am Am/G | F | | Am | Csus4/F G | Am F | G | repeat Am
F G AmI had to leave for certain
Am/G F AmI like to come back now and then
Csus4/F G AmMaybe I’m just retu - rning
F G AmSo I can leave again
F G Am Am/GThe wind comes softly blowing
F AmFrom the cold grey sea
Csus4/F G AmShe leans into my col - lar
F GStarts whispering to me
Am
Csus4/F G AmGo, love, if you’re going
Am/G F AmYou keep looking down the track
Csus4/F G AmGo, love, if you’re going
F GI’ll be here when you come back
Am7 D7sus2/A Am7 D7sus2/A repeatGo, love, if you’re going
Am7 D7sus2/A Am7 D7sus2/A Am7 D7sus2/AGo, love, if you’re going
| Am | F G | Am Am/G | F | | Am | Csus4/F G | Am F | G | repeat Am
F G AmSo go, love, if you’re going
Am/G F AmDon’t stay on account of me
Csus4/F G AmGo, love, if you’re going
F GIf that’s the way it’s got to be
Am
Csus4/F G AmGo, love, if you’re going
Am/G F AmYou keep looking down the track
Csus4/F G AmGo, love, if you’re going
F GI’ll be here when you come back
Am7 D7sus2/A Am7 D7sus2/A repeatGo, love, if you’re going
Am7 D7sus2/A Am7 D7sus2/A Am7 D7sus2/A AmGo, love, if you’re going
| Am7 D7sus2/A | repeat __________________________________________________________ 09. Yon Two Crows AmMaj7 = [x02110] Am6 = [5x4555] Time: 4/4 Key: D Minor Capo: 5 fret | Am | % | % | % |
Am AmMaj7
Pennies from heaven
Am7Don’t make me laugh
Here all you’ll get
Am6Is the pattering rain
F C/GOr yon two crows up over the hill
GLooking for winterkill
AmAlways at your boots
AmMaj7 Am7The mud behind the byre
Am6With its clammy hold
FWould mock you up a grave
C/G G Here in the mire of a wrecked sheepfold
C/G And all you’ll bring to this
F C/GIs muscle and grit
F C/GPersistence, that’s just about it
What made you think
FThere’d be a living in sheep?
C/E F C/E F Eat, work, eat, work and sleep
Am Duck under the eaves AmMaj7 Of the bothy
Am7 Am6 FTo sit here, caged by rain
Somewhere to go conjure
CA next move
GWhen I have to think again
Am
AmMaj7 Am7The dog lifts his gaze to plead
Am6 FBelieves the wizard has a magic stick
CLeans his weight into my tweed
GI give an unholy hand to lick
CI take a swig of sheep dip
F CFrom my flask
F CAnd once again I ask
What made you think
FThere’d be a living in sheep?
C F C FEat, work, eat, work and sleep
| Am C | G | % | Em | | Am | Em | - G | Am | | Am | % | % | Am They were at this game
AmMaj7 Am7Two hundred years ago
Had thirty ways
Am6 FOf dying young, poor souls
C/GLaid to rest in their soggy rows
GRain on their holy books
Am AmMaj7
Blood and whisky
Am7On the tongue
Am6 FAnd no-one watching over anyone
CNo-one left but your stubborn one
GAnd the crows and rooks
C
F CAh, the dying young
F C/GWell I’m not done
FYou watch me and I’ll watch thee
CI can still work for two men
F CAnd drink for three
And I raise my flask
F C/G To the clearing skies
To you, sweepers
F C/GYou carrion spies
F C/GTo scavenge and survive
FIf you can do it so can I
| Am C | G | % | Em | | Am | Em | - G | Am | repeat | Dsus2 | ____________________________________________________ 10. Seattle Bb6/9 = [x10011] Fsus4/G = [3x3311] Time: 4/4 Key: C Major Capo: No | C | Bb6/9 | repeat 4 times | C | % |
C Am FAbove the bar the TVs are showing the game
CBut we’re not watching it, we’re hardly focussing
C/B AmThrough the windows in the fading day
Dm BbMaj71st Avenue is turning grey
F
C FDo you ever look at me and see another man
Dm G CLet’s get two more beers and try to make a plan
C/B AmSometimes it feels as though I have a key
Dm BbMaj7But every time I try it it won’t turn for me
F CSeattle - you’ve got to love the rain
Bb6/9 Fsus4/GAnd we both love rain
CWe both love rain
C
Am FWe watched the city skyline from the ferry deck
CAnd you put your arms around my neck
C/B Am DmWe talked of looking just out of town
BbMaj7Now it’s looking like a dream shot down
F
C FI still believe that there’s somewhere for us
Dm G CBut now it’s something that we don’t discuss
C/B Am DmAnd you’re the best thing I ever knew
BbMaj7Stay with me, baby, and we’ll make it to
We’ll make it to
F CSeattle - you’ve got to love the rain
Bb6/9 Fsus4/GAnd we both love rain
CWe both love rain
F CSeattle - I want you just the same
Bb6/9 Fsus4/GAnd we both love rain
C Bb6/9We both love rain
| C Bb6/9 | repeat | C | ____________________________________________________________ 01. Kingdom Of Gold Time: 3/4 Key: C# Minor Capo: 4 fret | Am | % | G | Am | F | G | % | Em | % | | Am | % | G | Am | F | Em | % | Am | % | % | % |
Am G AmThe high priest of money looks down on the river
F G EmThe dawn coming up on his kingdom of gold
Am G AmWhen the rim of the sun sends an arrow of silver
F Em AmHe prays to the gods of the bought and the sold
Am G AmHe turns to his symbols, his ribbons of numbers
F G EmThey circle and spin on their mystical scroll
Am G AmHe looks for a sign while the city still slumbers
F Em Am Asus2 AmAnd the ribbons and the river forever unroll
Am Asus2 GIn his kingdom of gold
CMaj7 D/F# D/F# Dsus2/F#His kingdom of gold
Dm7 Am Asus2 GKingdom of gold
CMaj7 D/F# D/F# C/EHis kingdom of gold
D EKingdom of gold
| Am | % | G | Am | F | Em | % | | Am | % | % | % | Am
G AmOn the horizon an enemy haven
F G EmSends traces of smoke high up into the sky
Am G AmA pack of dog jackals and a rabble of ravens
F Em AmWho’ll come for his fortress, his castle on high
Am Asus2 GIn his kingdom of gold
CMaj7 D/F# D/F# Dsus2/F#His kingdom of gold
Dm7 Am Asus2 GKingdom of gold
CMaj7 D/F# D/F# C/EHis kingdom of gold
D EKingdom of gold
| Am | % | G | Am | F | G | % | Em | % | | Am | % | G | Am | F | Em | % | Am | % | % | % |
Am G AmHis axes and armour will conquer these devils
F G Em The turbulent raiders will falter and fall
Am G AmTheir leaders be taken, their camps burned and levelled
F Em AmThey’ll hang in the wind from his citadel walls
Am Asus2 GIn his kingdom of gold
CMaj7 D/F# D/F# Dsus/F#Kingdom of gold
Dm7 Am Asus2 GKingdom of gold
CMaj7 D/F# D/F# D/F#Kingdom of gold
Dm7 Am Asus2 GKingdom of gold
CMaj7 D/F# D/F# Dsus/F#Kingdom of gold
Dm7 Am Asus2 G/BKingdom of gold
CMaj7 D/F# D/F# C/EKingdom of gold
D EmKingdom of gold
| Am | % | G | Am | F | G | % | Em | % | | Am | % | G | Am | F | Em | % | Am | _________________________________________________________________ 02.Got To Have Something Time: 4/4, 2/4 Key: B Major Capo: 2 fret | A5 | % | % | % | | A5 | % | % | % |
D7Well if you ain’t got whiskey
C5 A5Don’t tell me that you ain’t got gin
D7If you ain’t got whiskey
C5 A5Don’t tell me that you ain’t got gin
EWell I got to have something
D7 C5 A5Need to get my medicine
D7Well I can play your fish fry
C5 A5Play for change in town
D7I can play your fish fry
C5 A5I can play for change in town
E D7Well I got to have something
C5 A5Keep me from going down
| D7 | - C5 | A5 | % | 2/4 % | | D7 | - C5 | A5 | % | 2/4 % | | E | D7 C5 | A5 | % | 2/4 % |
D7Well let me play you one thing
C5 A5Somebody must have just got paid
D7Yeah, let me play you one thing
C5 A5Somebody must have just got paid
EWell I got to have something
D7 C5 A5Even if I don’t get laid
| D7 | - C5 | A5 | % | 2/4 % | | D7 | - C5 | A5 | % | 2/4 % | | E | D7 C5 | A5 | % | 2/4 % |
D7Yes, if you ain’t got whiskey
C5 A5Don’t tell me that you ain’t got gin
D7If you ain’t got whiskey
C5 A5Don’t tell me that you ain’t got gin
EWell I got to have something
D7 C5 A5Need to get my medicine
EYeah, I got to have something
D7 C5 A5Need to get my medicine
| A5 | ________________________________________________________________ 03. Radio City Serenade Time: 4/4 Key: B Major Capo: 2 fret Intro (piano): | Bsus2/F# F#dim7 | Bsus4/F# F# | | Ebm7 G#m7 | C#m7 C(b5) | Intro (guitar): | D | A/C# | D | A/C# | | G6 Gm6 | DMaj7 Bm | C#m | G | | F#m | D A/C# | D A | D E | | Asus4 A | A |
AYou’ve got to have no credit cards
A/C#To know how good it feels
D/AThe howling of the bridges
The sidewalks bound with steel
A D/ASitting on the sidewalk
A F#m/A BmWith a party to arrange
Bm/A D/A EMay you never change
AI stay out when I want to
A/C# DStill she takes me back
Don’t know another girl Would cut me so much slack
A/C# DEvery wounded soldier
A F#m BmNeeds a lady with a light
Bm/A D ETo help him through the night
ASo blow a kiss to Radio City
E/G# A A/C#My forever silhouette
D A/C#Oh, you are so pretty
D EMy beautiful Rockette
A/C# D EYou’ve got my arms
A F#mAnd the crosstown horns
D Esus4 EGoing on - we’ve got it going on
| A | E/G# A A/C# | D A | D E | | D E | A F#m | D | Esus4 E |
AHave I got you a river view
A/C#This one tops the list
DGot a head full of you
A/C#And Irish Mist
DI know I owe it
A F#m BmTo the lady by the sea
Bm/A D EWho still looks out for me
ASo blow a kiss to Radio City
E A A/C#My forever silhouette
D A/C#Oh, you are so pretty
D EMy beautiful Rockette
D EYou’ve got my arms
A F#mAnd the crosstown horns
D EGoing on - we’ve got it going on
D EYou’ve got my arms
A F#mAnd the crosstown horns
D EGoing on - we’ve got it going on
We’ve got it going on | D | A/C# | D | A/C# | | G6 Gm6 | DMaj7 Bm | C#m | G | | F#m | D A/C# | D A/C# | D E | | Asus4 A | | G6 | G6 F#m7 | D E | D A | | D | A | ____________________________________________________________ 04. I Used To Could Time: 4/4 Key: E Major Capo: No * Major blues in E | E | % | % | % | | E | % | % | % | | E | % | % | % |
EWell, all down the 40 I never used to lift
Thirteen gears, double clutch shift
A7All those horses underneath the hood
EI don’t do it no more but I used to could
| E | % | % | % |
EGMC Cannonball going like a train
All down the 40 in the driving rain
A7All those horses underneath the hood
EI don’t do it no more but I used to could
| E | % | % | % | | E | % | % | % | | A7 | % | % | % | | E | % | % | % | | E | % | % | % | | A7 | % | E | % | | B7 | A7 | E | % | | E | % | % | % |
EWell I don’t hang around ‘cause it ain’t no good
Like the big bad wolf in the neighborhood
A7Chasin’ after Little Red Riding Hood
I don’t do it no more but I used to could | E | % | % | % | | E | % | % | % | | A7 | % | % | % | | E | % | % | % | | E | % | % | % | | A7 | % | E | % | | B7 | A7 | E | % | | E | _____________________________________________________ 06. Bluebird Gm6 = [3x233x] A7 = [x02223] Time: 4/4 Key: Eb Minor Capo: 1 fret * Minor blues in Eb | Dm | % | % | % | | Gm | % | Dm | % | | F | Gm6 A7 | Dm | % | Got crows in my pasture
GmRats in my barn
Crows in my pasture, babe
DmRats in my barn
F Gm6 A7If I was you, little bluebird
DmI’d up and find another farm
I’ve got nightshade in my meadow
GmRagweed in my corn
Nightshade in my meadow
DmAnd ragweed in my corn
F Gm6 A7If I was you, little bluebird
DmI’d be long gone
| Dm | % | % | % | | Gm | % | Dm | % | | F | Gm6 A7 | Dm | % | Yes, I got squirrels in my rafters
GmWeevils in my hay
Squirrels in my rafters
DmWeevils in my hay
F Gm6 A7If I was you, little bluebird
DmI’d up and fly away
Fly away, baby | Dm | % | % | % | | Gm | % | Dm | % | | F | Gm6 A7 | Dm | % | | Dm | ___________________________________________________________ 07. Dream Of The Drowned Submariner FMaj7 = [133210] Time: 4/4 (3/4 and 2/4 for certain bars) Key: C Minor Capo: 3 fret | Am - - G/B | C | Dm Am - C/G | F | | Am - - G/B | C | 3/4 Dm Am - | G | % |
C FMaj7 G CWe run along easy at periscope depth
Dm7 GSun dappling through clear water
F G C AmSo went the dream of the drowned submariner
F C/G G AmFar awa - y from the slaughter
C FMaj7 G CYour hair is a strawflower that sings in the sun
Dm7 GMy darling, my beautiful daughter
F G C AmSo went the dream of the drowned submariner
F C/G G AmCast awa - y on the water
| Am - - G/B | C | Dm Am - C/G | F | | Am - - G/B | C | 3/4 Dm Am F | G | % | | C FMaj7 | G C | - - Dm7 - | G | | F G/B | 2/4 C | Am | F C/G | G | Am | % |
F G F C/GFrom down in the vault, down in the grave
F C/G GReaching up to the light on the waves
C FMaj7 G CSo she did run to him over the grass
Dm7 GShe fell in his arms and he caught her
F G C AmSo went the dream of the drowned submariner
F C/G G AmFar awa - y on the water
F C/G G AmFar awa - y on the water
| Am - - G/B | C | Dm Am - C/G | F | | Am - - G/B | C | 3/4 Dm Am F | G | repeat | G | ____________________________________________________________ 08. Blood And Water Time: 4/4 Key: Bb Major and G Minor Capo: 3 fret | G Eaug | A7 D7 | G | B7 | Em
Em6 Am7Blood and water bound to overflow
Em Em7 Em Em7Blood and water bound to overflow
GWell there’s no more high water
Asus2/F# B7 Em Em7 D7/ABut the Old Man’s just waiting, I know
GHe was sent up on the levee
B7Now they’ve gone up country
CThey won’t do nothing for you now
GAnd don’t go asking me
A7 B7 Em D7They’ve gone it’s all over here
GSometimes I’d see her passing
B7With the evening coming on
C C#dim7I’ve seen you on her pathway
GI’ve seen you at dawn
B7 CLook over yonder at that empty shack
C#dim7 You know as well as I do They ain’t coming back
G Eaug A7 D7 G B7They’re gone it’s all over here
Em
Am7Blood and water bound to overflow
Em Blood and water bound to overflow
GWell there’s no more high water
Asus2/F# B7 Em B7But the Old Man’s just waiting, I know
| Em | % | % | % | | Am7 | % | Em | % | | G | Asus2/F# B7 | Em | D7 | G So many promises
B7We broke them, every one
CKept people on the levees
GWithsherrifs and shotguns
A7 B7 Em D7They’re gone it’s all over here
G
B7 CLook over yonder at that empty shack
You know as well as I do C#dim7 They ain’t coming back
G Eaug A7 D7 G B7They’re gone it’s all over here
Em
Am7Blood and water bound to overflow
EmBlood and water bound to overflow
G Asus2/F# B7Well there’s no more high water
Em A7No more high water
GWell there’s no more high water
Asus2/F# B7 Em B7But the Old Man’s just waiting, I know
| Em | % | % | % | | Am7 | % | Em | % | | G | Asus2/F# B7 | Em | B7 | ____________________________________________________________ 10. After The Beanstalk Time: 4/4 Key: Eb Major Capo: 3 fret * Blues in Eb Major | C | F | C | C7 | | F | % | C | % | | C | G7 | C F | C G7 |
C F C C7Well a hen can lay a golden egg but she still can’t sing
F CA hen can lay a golden egg but she still can’t sing
G7 C F C G7Well the hen’s alright but the harp is everything
C F C C7When he’s gunning for glory a boy just won’t be told
F CGunning for glory a boy just won’t be told
G7 C F C G7I went up three times but it never was for the gold
C F C C7Oh, Mama what’s the matter now
F COh, Mama what’s the matter now
G7 C F C G7That old cow she wasn’t milking anyhow
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C F C C7After the beanstalk your life’s not the same
F CAfter the beanstalk your life’s not the same
G7 C F C G7 Well the harp’s worth more than any fortune and fame
C F C C7Oh, Mama what’s the matter now
F COh, Mama what’s the matter now
G7 C F C G7I’m still up in the morning to get behind the plough
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C F C C7A hen can lay a golden egg but she still can’t sing
F CA hen can lay a golden egg but she still can’t sing
G7 C F C G7Well the hen’s alright but the harp is everything
F C C7Oh, Mama what’s the matter now
F COh, Mama what’s the matter now
G7 C FI’m still up in the morning to get behind the plough
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