Street Dogs – Savin Hill tab

Band: Street Dogs
Song: Savin Hill
Album: Savin Hill
Tabber: clark@theoddmenout.com

The Street Dogs are a great street-punk/ rock'n'roll band, formed by the former lead
singer of the Dropkick Murphys, Mike McColgan

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Intro: C#e-----|B-----|G--4--|D--4--| a bunch of timesA--2--|E-----|
Verse 1: C# F# Savin Hill my starting point, down the beach with a few beers C# Didn't know what life had in for us C# F# Starting out at St. Margarets, up there on that lonely hill C# I got my start in 1970 C#* F#* Moved on down to Motley school, down to St. Willies from there C#* The catholic golden rule got hooks in me C#* Sister Robad, Ms. Coughlin, the teachers and their authority F#* C# I put my fists up to them at every turn Chorus: F# G# F# G# Savin Hill it was my start, beginning of a lifetime, F# G# C# I still remember those days clearly F# G# F# G# Cannot forget my roots, or when it really started, F# G# C# Savin Hill down by the beach Verse 2: C#* F#* Grades on to eight were nuts, hi-jinx, stunts and pranks pulled out C#* Me and my cousin Bill, the terrible two C#* Danny, Joey, Robby, John, Saxon and Victoria F#* C#* Many a long neck bottle cracked down there Chorus 2: F# G# F# G# Savin Hill it was my start, from the courts back to the park F# G# C# The weekend time seemed so **** free F# G# F# G# If you had my back, I took yours, our obligatory creed F# G# C# Savin Hill down by the beach
Interlude:e--------------------------------------------------------|B--------------------------------------------------------|G--10--10-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10--10-10--10-10-10-10--|D--11--11-11-11--11-11-11--11-11-11--11-11--11-11-11-11--|A------*--*------*--*------*--*------*--*----------------|E--------------------------------------------------------|
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Bridge: (Interlude) Do you remember the tennis courts? The bungalow or Harpo's bench (Interlude) Do you remember jumping that bridge? The risks we took and our chances? C#,F#,B,C# x2
Solo:e--16-14-13h14p13----------------------------16---14-14-16-16b18-b18-b18--|B-----------------14v--14-14-16-16b17-16r-14------------------------------|G-------------------------------------------------------------------------|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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Verse 3: C# F# The later years brought on alcohol nights B C# Coupled with petty arguments and barroom fights C# F# We never broke apart, and we stood our ground B C# If a cohort was lost, he was found C# F# If things got hot, Dorchester stayed cool B C# No other townies came toward us fools C# F# Savin Hill down by the beach B C# It's these memories I'll go preach (these lines x2- solo played after first) C# F# B C# Savin Hill is where it all began That's it! For suggestions, corrections, and requests, email me: oddmenout4@yahoo.com
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