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Drinking Song chords

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A 577655  Asus4 575755  C#m 446654 D x00323 Dm x00231  D/G xx0033

A                   Asus4
Drunk men stagger, drunk men fall
A                  Asus4
Drunk men swear & that's not all
C#m                               A
Quite often drunks will urinate outdoors
A                   Asus4
Like widowed women drunk men weep
A                       Asus4
Like children curled up drunk men sleep
C#m                                        A
Like a dog a drunk will crawl about on all fours
D
Be it broke bum or rich rake
     Dm
His dinner be it bread or cake 
       D/G
His beverage be the worst of whiskey, finest wine
A                 Asus4
Puke it stinks & so it seems
A                  Asus4
A drunkard goes to great extremes
C#m                                          A
But there has yet to be a perfectly straight line
                                                                              
Drunks are strong & drunks are weak
It's easy for a drunk to speak
Straight from the heart
Drunks will fight, their not afraid
They'll kiss the mistress & make the maid
Oh, but it's a manly art
But it takes it toll on blood vessels & from there it will raise
Bags beneath the eyes & other signs
Drunks get ugly so it seems & drunks will go to great extremes
But there has yet to be a perfectly straight line.

Drunks are friendly when they're drunk
And drunks are hostile when they're drunk
Which drunk it is it all depends upon
When drunk men drink they thirst they thirst for drink
Their elephants are grey not pink
When the drink evaporates the man is gone, gone, gone
Back to the flats & the subway cars
To the hipflasks & the fruit jars
Flat on thier face & flat on their backs
Drunks get drunk & so it seems 
That drunks will go to great extremes
But there has yet to be a perfectly straight line

            
            
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lcook1227 10 Jul 02, 2014 10:27 PM

This is a good effort and I truly do appreciate anyone who likes Loudon enough to try to figure out his songs, but there are a couple of issues.
First, the chords should go: A Drunk men stagger, Dm Dsus4 Dm Drunk men fall, A Drunk men swear Dm And that's not all C#m A Quite often they will urinate outdoors.
Those chords should continue throughout the song. Concerning the lyrics, I don't mean to nitpick, but the correct words are important to me. So it's, "Quite often they will urinate outdoors" and "Like a dog a drunk will crawl around on all fours" and "Be he broke bum..." and "That drunkards go to great extremes"
It's, "to kiss the mistress and make the maid, It's a manly art" and the next line is completely different. It's, "But the drink a toll will take, vessels in the nose will break"
Again, "Drunkards go to great extremes" then "When drunks aren't drunk they thirst for drink and the elephants are grey not pink, The drink evaporates, the man is gone gone gone, Back to the yachts and the subway cars, the hip flasks and the fruit jars, Flat on their face and flat on their behind"
Again, sorry to be a stickler for words, but after all, that's why I like Loudon Wainwright III.

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