Misc Unsigned Bands - Dickey Lee - Patches chords

Patches:Dickey Lee.
#6 in 1962.

***In the original there are 4 key changes.
I marked them as capo/barre 1st fret, etc.***

#1.(Capo/barre 1st fret. Key C#)
C Em F CDown by the river that flows by the coal yards,
C Em F G7stand wooden houses with shutters torn down.
C E F CThere lives a girl everybody calls Patches.
C Em F G7 CPatches my darling of old Shanty town.
#2. (Capo/barre 2nd fret. Key D)
C Em F CWe planned to marry when June brought the summer.
C Em F G7I couldn't wait to make Patches my bride.
C E F CNow I don't see how that ever can happen..
C Em F G7 CMy folks say no, and my heart breaks inside.
C E F C F CPat..ches, oh, what can I do? I swear I'll always love you.
F CBut a girl from that place would just bring me disgrace,
G7 Cso my folks won't let me love you.
#3. (Capo/barre 3rd fret. Key D#)
C Em F CEach night I cry, as I think of that shanty.
C Em F G7And pretty patches there watching the door.
C E F CShe doesn't know that I can't come to see her..
C Em F G7 CPatches must think, that I love her no more.
CHORUS:#1. #4. (Capo/barre 4th fret. Key E)
C Em F CI hear a neighbor telling my father..
C Em F G7He says a girl name of Patches was found,
C E F Cfloating face down in that dirty old river,
C Em F G7 Cthat flows by the coal yards in old Shan..ty town.
C E F C F CPat..ches, oh, what can I do? I swear I'll always love you.
F CIt may not be right but I'll join you tonight..
C G7 CPatches I'm coming to you.
A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.
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