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Transcribed 1st December 2000, 10.53pm

GRANDAD
(Flowers - Pickett)

Chords used:

(Optional capo at first fret)

Eb:  xx0232    Fm:     022000
Bb:  x02220    F:      022100
Gm:  244333    F7:     020100
Cm:  x24432    Bbsus4: x02230
Ab:  320033


Eb Bb (x2) Eb

Eb                         Gm   Cm        Bb
I've been sitting here all day, thinking,
Eb                      Gm    Cm        Bb
Same old grin ten years away, drinking,
Ab              Bb    Ab              Bb
Now my days are gone, memories linger on,
Ab               Fm      Bb     Bb7
Thoughts of when I was a boy.

Eb                     Gm      Cm      Bb
Penny farthings on the street, riding,
Eb                    Gm      Cm            Bb
Motor cars were funny things, frightening,
Ab                          Bb
Bowl and hoops and spinning tops,
Ab                  Bb
Andy Gretsels' lollypops,
Ab          Fm            Bb       Bb
Comic cats, all different things,

    Eb                       Ab
But Grandad, Grandad, you're lovely,
F              F7           Bbsus4  Bb
That's what we all think of you.
Eb                       Ab
Grandad, Grandad, you're lovely,
F              F7           Bbsus4  Bb
That's what we all think of you.
Eb
Grandad, Grandad.

Eb                      Gm      Cm       Bb
Aeroplanes tied up with string, flying,
Eb                     Gm      Cm        Bb
Telephones and talking things, sighing,
  Ab        Bb          Ab                      Bb
A radio and phonograph, Charlie Chaplin made us laugh,
Ab       Fm      Bb      Bb7
Silently falling about.

  Eb                      Gm      Cm   Bb
Familiar things I'll keep around, near me,
Eb                     Gm    Cm       Bb
Memories of my younger days, clearly,
Ab             Bb    Ab         Bb
Now it's in my mind, everyday I find,
Ab               Fm      Bb    Bb7
Thoughts of when I was a boy.

    Eb                       Ab
But Grandad, Grandad, you're lovely,
F              F7           Bbsus4  Bb
That's what we all think of you.
Eb                       Ab
Grandad, Grandad, you're lovely,
F              F7           Bbsus4  Bb
That's what we all think of you.
Eb
Grandad, Grandad, Grandad, Grandad, Grandad, Grandad.


In the loving memory of Derrick Inman (4.5.24 - 12.1.96)
From your loving Grandson Shaun - may you be at peace with God
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