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Tea And Toast chords

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Lucy Spraggan - Tea and Toast
These aren't the original chords to the song, but they sound nice with the song when you 
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Capo 4th Fret


[Verse 1:]

                C
Tom was born in 1942

With eyes of blue
                                                G
And the doctors said that his birth was far too fast
    C
His heart stopped twice

But yet he survived

As he took his first breathe
                    G
His mother took her last
        C
And his father knew that he wasn’t to blame
                                                G
But he never quite looked at Tom the same after that
       C
And he rarely spoke about her
              D
But when he did
                                G
He said your mother used to say this


[Hook]

         C
When the skies are looking bad my dear

And your heart has lost all it’s hope

After dawn there will be sunshine

And all the dust will go
C
Skies will clear my darling

I’ll wake up with the one I love the most
                                   C    D
And in the morning, I’ll make you up
                   G
With some tea and toast...


[Verse 2]

           C
Whell they met through a friend

Who introduced them
                                               G
The first thing Tom said was would you like to dance?
      C
They moved with each other and when the music got slower
                           G
He said don’t let go of my hand
             C
He said It’s only polite if I ask you tonight
                                         G
Would it be alright, if I could walk you home?
              C
That night he told of of his birth

And said when it hurt
    D                                               G
He thought about what his mother said about tea and toast
C
Two quick years went by
                  D
They were side by side
    C                                       D
And without a plan, they could see a little child
        C
He said women I love you and this you know

But I only have enough for our food and clothes
      Em
But I love you and this baby

Until the day that I die...
         C
She said we’ll take care of this little life

And we’ll fall in love with her baby blue eyes
    Em
And we’ll be alright from some advice that I know
          C
She said I never got to meet her
         D                                         G
But if I did, I’m sure your mother would have said this...


[Hook]

         C
When the skies are looking bad my dear

And your heart has lost all it’s hope
      C
After dawn there will be sunshine

And all the dust will go
C
Skies will clear my darling

We’ll show this baby all the love we know
                                    C   D
And in the morning, I’ll wake you up
                      G
With some tea and toast


[Verse 3]

        C
Well he took those words

And he made them proud
          C
He worked day after day

And hour after hour
   Em
So they could buy a little house on the outside of town
    C
The little girl grew up and so did they
          C
They said that they loved each other everyday
    Em
And forty years later, that brings us to now
               G
And as they’re walking down the street

Her grip loosens on his hand
            C
He puts his arm around her side as she falls to the ground
             Em
He hears her breathing and thats the only sound
    C
Her body on the floor attracts a worried crowd
                                                   Em
Tears rolls off his face as he says “don’t let go, now”
         C
And he’s sitting by her bed in the hospital ward
          C                                      Em
And their daughter walks in with a family of her own
         C
She says “dad, I don’t know if she can hear you now
                                            G
but there’s one thing mum would want you to know”


[Hook]

         C
When the skies are looking bad my dear

And your heart has lost all it’s hope
      C
After dawn there will be sunshine

And all the dust will go
C
Skies will clear my darling

Now it’s time for you to let go
         C                       C  D
I'm gonna wake you up in the morning
                  G
With some tea and toast
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WhooHoo11 10 Mar 30, 2013 09:53 AM

i love this song, it's not the same chords as the original, but it sounds alright and very easy as it's quite s tricky song to sing so good as you don't have to concntrate on the chords, just the singin'. Thanks!! :)

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ginger_bagels 10 Sep 16, 2013 01:55 PM

just a correction on the lyrics, It's 'conceived' not 'could see'

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laurenibowens 10 Jan 20, 2014 08:06 AM

on the chorus its G when it goes skies will clear my darling

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