What Have We Got chords with lyrics by Sting - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Sting – What Have We Got chords

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[Verse]
DGood people give ear to me story,
C Dpay attention, and none of your lip,
for I've brought you five lads and their daddy,
C Dintending to build ye's a ship.
DWallsend is wor habitation,
C Dit's the place we was all born and bred
and there's nay finer lads in the nation
C Dand none are more gallantly led.
G [Chorus]
A D EWhat have we got, but the buzzer in the morning?
A D EAye, and what have we got, but the laying of a keel?
A D EAnd what have we got, but the cranes above us soaring?
A D E AThe commotion and the clamour in the welding of the steel?
[Chorus]
A D EWhat have we got, but the mist upon the river?
A D ETell me, what have we got, but the noise inside the hold?
A D EOh, what have we got, but the arse end of the weather?
A D E AWhere we work in horizontal rain, and shiver in the cold.
[Verse]
BWhat do ye got? (What do we got?)
F#What do ye got? (What do we got?)
G#mYou've got nowt.
G#m F# BWe've got nowt else.
BWhat do ye got? (What do we got?)
F#What do ye got? (What do we got?)
G#mYou've got nowt.
G#m F# BWe've got nowt else.
[Chorus]
A D EWhat have ye got, but the singing in the cables?
A D EOh, what have ye got, but the ringing in your ears?
A D EAye, what have ye got, but the telling of the fables?
A D E AAnd the memories of the ships, that we've been building donkey's years.
[Verse]
BWhat do ye got? (What do we got?)
F#What do ye got? (What do we got?)
G#mYou've got nowt.
G#m F# BWe've got nowt else.
BWhat do ye got? (What do we got?)
F#What do ye got? (What do we got?)
G#mYou've got nowt.
G#m F# BWe've got nowt else.
[Bridge]
F#m7Aye, you've got to die of something,
F#mIt's written in your fate,
F#m7Ye may as well die of a Tuesday,
F#mAnd woe betide you're late.
[Instrumental] F#m / B7 / F#m7 / F#m [Chorus]
G C DWhat have ye got, all you men what's fit and able?
G C DWhat have ye got, for the straining in your neck?
G C DWhat have ye got, when you're laid out on the table?
Em D C GAnd the snapping of a cable when the rigging hits the deck?
[Chorus]
G C DWhat have ye got, but the loyalty of brothers?
G C DWhat have ye got, but this union of the dock?
G C DWhat have ye got, a bacon sandwich from your mother?
Em D C ANot a promise of another with the punching of the clock.
[Verse]
AWhat do ye got? (What do we got?)
EWhat do ye got? (What do we got?)
F#mYou've got nowt
F#m E AWe've got nowt else.
AWhat do ye got? (What do we got?)
EWhat do ye got? (What do we got?)
F#mYou've got nowt
F#m E AWe've got nowt else.
BWhat do ye got? (What do we got?)
F#What do ye got? (What do we got?)
G#mYou've got nowt.
G#m F# BWe've got... nowt... else.
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