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Drunken Lullabies ukulele

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Song: Drunken Lullabies
Artist: Flogging Molly
Album: Drunken Lullabies
Tuning: Standard (EADGBe)

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Intro:

F-F-F-G

G-C-G-D-G   The C chords are not held for long. You can hear it in the song if you listen.


Verse:
F
Must it take a life for hateful eyes
Am
To glisten once again
F
Five hundred years like Gelignite
Am                   G
Have blown us all to hell
F
What savior rests while on his cross we die
Am
Forgotten freedom burns
F
Has the Shepard led his lambs astray
Am                   G
to the bigot and the gun

F                               F
Must it take a life for hateful eyes
F                G
To glisten once again
         F        F            Am
Cause we find ourselves in the same old mess
        F       G    F
Singin' drunken lullabies

F
I watch and stare as Rosin`s eyes
Am
Turn a darker shade of red
F
And the bullet with this sniper lie
Am                      G
In their bloody gutless cell
F
Must we starve on crumbs from long ago
Am
Through these bars of men made steel
F
Is it a great or little thing we fought
Am                              G
Knelt the conscience blessed to kill

F                       F
Must it take a life for hateful eyes
F                G
To glisten once again
         F       F             Am
Cause we find ourselves in the same old mess
        F       G    F
Singin' drunken lullabies

        F              G         F
Ah, but maybe it`s the way we're taught
   F              G      F
Or maybe it`s the way we fought
      F           G             F        F
But a smile never grins without tears to begin
         F         G          F
For each kiss is a cry we all lost
       F               F
Though nothing left to gain
            F                      G
But for the banshee that stole the grave
         F       F             Am
Cause we find ourselves in the same old mess
        F       G    F
Singin' drunken lullabies

F
I sit in and dwell on faces past
Am
Like memories seem to fade
F
No colour left but black and white
Am                     G
And soon will all turn grey
F
But may these shadows rise to walk again
Am
With lessons truly learnt
F
When the blossom flowers in each our hearts
Am                     G
Shall beat a new found flame


F                       F
Must it take a life for hateful eyes
F                G
To glisten once again
         F       F             Am
Cause we find ourselves in the same old mess
        F       G    F
Singin' drunken lullabies
         F       F             Am
Cause we find ourselves in the same old mess
        F       G    F
Singin' drunken lullabies
        F       G    F
Singin' drunken lullabies


(Questions, comments, concerns: the_immortal_mr_shuh@yahoo.com)

            
            
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