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Yon Two Crows
Track by Mark Knopfler taken from his album Privateering. Bass
Performance Glenn Worf. Tab by bass50611. As per original I think
One has to listen to the tempo and as always good album track from
Mark Knopfler. Doesn’t fit the live version.

Intro: (No Bass)

Verse 1:
 Pennies from heaven, don’t make me laugh...Here all you’ll get is the
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 Pattering rain...Or yon two crows up over the hill looking for winterkill
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 Always at your boots, the mud behind the byre...with its clammy hold
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Would mock you up a grave...Here in the mire of wrecked sheepfold.
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Chorus:
And all you’ll bring to this is muscle and grit...Persistence that’s just
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 About it...What made you think there’d be a living in sheep
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 Eat work eat work and sleep.
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Verse 2:
 Duck under the eaves of the bothy... to sit here, caged in rain
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 Somewhere to go conjure a next move when I have to think again.
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E|-6---------------------------------------------8--------------|

  The dog lifts his gaze to plead...believes the wizard has a magic stick
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 Leans his weight into my tweed I give an unholy hand to lick
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E|-6---------------------------------------------8-----------|

Chorus:
 I take a swig of sheep dip from my flask......And once again I ask...What
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A|-8---------------------------------------8--------------------------8--|
E|---------------------------6----------------------------6--------------|

 Made you think there’d be living in sheep...Eat Work Eat Work and sleep
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A|-------------------------------------------8--------8-----------------|
E|-------------------------6----------------------6-----------------6---|

Interlude:
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D|-----3----------------------------------------------------|
A|-5-------3----3----0----5----0------3----5----5----5----5-|
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Verse 3:
  They were at this game two hundred years ago...Had thirty ways of dying
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  Young poor souls...Laid to rest in their soggy rows 
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  Rain on their holy books.....Blood and whisky on the tongue...And no one 
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E|---------8---------------8----------------------------------------------|

 Watching over anyone...No one left but your stubborn one and the
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  Crows and rocks
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E|-8---------------8-|

Chorus:
  Ah the dying young......well I’m not done...You watch me and I’ll watch 
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  Thee...I can still work for two men and drink for three...And I raise my
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  Flask to the clearing skies...To you sweepers you carrion spies
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  To scavenge and survive...If you can do it so can I
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E|---8---------6-----------8----------------6------------6---|

Outro Interlude
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D|-----3-------------------------------------|
A|-5-------3----3----0----5----0------3----5-|
E|-------------------------------------------|

                                        (End Bass Chord)
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D|-----3------------------------------------5-|
A|-5-------3----3----0----5----0------3-------|
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