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Johnny I Hardly Knew Ya Tab

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Song: Johnny I Hardly Knew Ya
Artist: Dropkicks Murphys
Album: The Meanest Of Times
Tuning: Standard (E A D G B e)

  Guitar One Intro
  e---------------------------------------------------------------------|
  B----------7-8-7-8---------------------------7-8-7-8---10-12--10-12---|
  G--7-9-999--------9-7-777---7-77-----7-9-999--------------------------|
  D-------------------------9------7-9----------------------------------|
  A---------------------------------------------------------------------|
  E---------------------------------------------------------------------|
  
  Guitar Two Comes In Now 
  e-------------------------------------------------7-------------------|
  B--12------------10-----------8--------7-------10---8-10--7-8---7-----|
  G-------------------------------------------------------------9-------|
  D---------------------------------------------------------------------|
  A---------------------------------------------------------------------|
  E---------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Guitar One Cont.
  e--------------------------------------------------7------------------|
  B-1012-1212121312-10-1010101210-8-888108-7-777---810-10810-878-7-7----|
  G--------------------------------------------------------------9------|
  D---------------------------------------------------------------------|
  A---------------------------------------------------------------------|
  E---------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Both Guitars
  e------------------|
  B------------------|
  G---9-999-7-9-9----|
  D------------------|
  A------------------|
  E------------------|


  For The Rest Of The Song You Just Play The Guitar One Part





Lyrics:

When on the road to sweet Athy,
Hurroo Hurroo
When on the road to sweet Athy,
Hurroo Hurroo
When on the road to sweet Athy,
A stick in the hand, a drop in the eye
A doleful damsel I did cry
Johnny I hardly knew ya

Where are the eyes that looked so mild,
Hurroo Hurroo
Where are the eyes that looked so mild,
Hurroo Hurroo
Where are the eyes that looked so mild,
When my poor heart you first beguiled
Why did ya from me and the child
Johnny I hardly knew ya

Chorus:
We had guns and drums and drums and guns,
Hurroo Hurroo
We had guns and drums and drums and guns,
Hurroo Hurroo
We had guns and drums and drums and guns
The enemy never slew ya
Johnny I hardly knew ya

Where are the legs with which you run,
Hurroo Hurroo
Where are the legs with which you run,
Hurroo Hurroo
Where are the legs with which you run,
When first you went to carry a gun
Indeed your dancing days are done
Johnny I hardly knew ya

Chorus

You hadn't an arm, you hadn't a leg,
Hurroo Hurroo
You hadn't an arm, you hadn't a leg,
Hurroo Hurroo
You hadn't an arm, you hadn't a leg,
You're a spineless, boneless, chickenless egg
You'll have to be put with the bowl to beg
Johnny I hardly knew ya

Chorus

I'm happy for to see ya home,
Hurroo Hurroo
I'm happy for to see ya home,
Hurroo Hurroo
I'm happy for to see ya home,
From the isle of Ceylon
Johnny I hardly knew ya

Chorus 
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sk8ordie113 10 Nov 20, 2009 10:53 AM

you tabbed out mandolin not guitar... accurate though

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