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Album - Evening Train
Artist - Mick Flannery
Release date - 25th August 2005

This album is a masterpiece from the best songwriter to come out of Ireland for a long
This is a concept album which tells the story of two brothers, one who is leaving town
another that borrowed big money in a poker match and is wanted dead. Truly a powerful 
of songs!

Here is a link to Mick’s website : http://www.mickflannery.com/

Mick plays the piano in many songs so I transcribed the piano music to chords for the guitar.

1) Creak in the Door
2) When I've Got a Dollar
3) Take it on the Chin
4) Grace's Waltz
5) The Tender
6) The Rebel
7) Ride On
8) Your Martyr's Role
9) Take Me With You Then
10) In The Gutter
11) Evening Train

1) Creak in the Door
   -----------------
C7*- x21202

Intro - Em  D  Em  D
       (Violin enters)
        Em  D  Em  D

Verse 1 -  Em                         D
          Told you before 'bout that creak in the door
        Em                     D
          What time d'you call this?
              Em                         D
          The dog's bowl is empty and the scuttle needs coal
                Em                           D
          So be done before your father gets in!

Chorus - Am                       G
           Where the hell is your brother?
                 B7             Em
           Is he playing cards again?
         Am                  G
           Don't he love his mother?
               B7                 Em         D
           Why can't he find some friends?

         Em   D

Verse 2 -           Em                    D
          So you're in, I'm ill, will you bring my glass,
              Em                    D
          and roll one while you're there.
                  Em                        D
          There's bread in the back but it's of the last
             Em                  D
          so leave your father a share.

Chorus 2 -         Am                    G
           Did you talk with Luther this evening?
             B7                    Em
           I heard 'bout what he's done.
        Am              G
           No I haven't seen him,
             B7                Em
           I think he's on the run.
                B7          C7*     B7      C7*
           Ma I won't wanna tell my friends
         B7                C7*   Em
           'bout when when I was young.

Instrumental(Violin)
    Em     D       Em           D           Em
E|-------------3-2--------------2-0---3-2---------|
B|--5*-------------3/5-3------5-----3-----3/5-----|
G|-----------------------4-4----------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

Verse 3 -        Em                            D
         There's twenty on the table, will you go to the town.
           Em                     D
         A bottle and a packet of skins.
             Em                  D
         And ask for your brother while you're down
                      Em                  D
         You're gonna find out where he's been

Chorus 3 -  Am                 G
          I tried and tried to help him,
          B7               Em
          You know don't ya son?
             Am              G
          Ya I know what you tried Ma,
          B7                 Em
          I know what you've done.
                B7          C7*     B7      C7
           Ma I won't wanna tell my friends
         B7                C7*   Em
           'bout when when I was young.
                B7          C7*     B7      C7
           Ma I won't wanna tell my friends
         B7                C7*   Em
           'bout when when I was young.

Outro - Repeat instrumental part x2


2) When I've Got a Dollar
   ----------------------
The intro to this song is played by the piano so the intro here is the chords that go
it.

A/B - x0444x
Eb/E - x6999x

Intro - E(play during opening rising pattern) B  A/B  B  A/B

Verse 1 -E                   E
         He is such a loser, He is fool for
         B                            B
         Playing cards with such men, He don't know his luck's end
             E                        E
         But why would I be bothered, Why would I be bothered
         B                      B
         When I've got a dollar, When I've got a dollar?

Chorus - A          B        E   B
         Things are well now Oooooh
                     E Eb/E     C#m
         How there's always the sign
              A           B            E               B
         That something's hiding where you don't wanna look
                 E     Eb/E    C#m
         You're afraid of your eyes.

         A  B  A  B

Verse 2 -E                    E
         I am such a dreamer; I am such a fool for
         B                        B
         Sending my affections in all the wrong directions
             E                        E
         But why would I be bothered, Why would I be bothered
         B                      B
         When I've got a dollar, When I've got a dollar?

         Repeat Chorus

         A  B  A  B  E


3) Take it on the Chin
   ------------------------

Verse 1
      Em
I put fifty fine dollars on this hand.
    C                 Em
I'm in. I'm out.Not a chance.
        B7
So only one of you dolls wanna dance,
          Em
Boy you'd better have some balls in those pants.
      Em                   C          Em
Gimme two cards. One card. Oh look at that!
       C                  EM
Try to fill a flush up to bite me in the ass.
         B7
Jese,you must think Lady Luck is up there hidin' in your hat,
          Em
Or you're tryin' to fuckin' fool me boy we'll see about that.
       C
It's a hundred to play now,
      C
we'll see what you weigh now,
    C                                                      Em
the pot is getting hotter boy we'll see if you stay round.

Chorus
Am
Oh the road,the riverboat,
D                            G
Take it on the chin and deal again,
G         G/F#    Em
Till your money's spent.

Verse 2
D   Em
   Jacks or better,twos are wild,
      C                        Em
Man I haven't won a round in a while,
     B7
This whiskey must be cloudin' my mind,
            Em
I'm getting older could be losin' my style.
Em
Hey John,I hear you're leavin' us
C
Headin' off to better parts,
B7
Don't you go forget us now.
Em
Hope you're gonna send a card.
       Em
Ya I'm headin down south a while,
         D
You know me just the wife and I,
  C
I hear the weather's mighty fine,
B7
Down by Saint Columbentine.
        Em
But God knows I need a break from ye,
    D
And payin' your kids college fees,
       C
You'll miss my money more than me,
        B7
Hey why don't the two of you calm down

you're actin' like a pair of...
Em
Shut the fuck up,what the fuck's it got to do with you.
D
I don't see your money here so you don't get to contribute
C                             B7
Nothin' to this little battle me and the boy are havin'..
Em
You gonna play or you gonna talk all day,
   Em
If you don't got the money throw those cards away.
          C
Ah you're bluffin' you got nothin',
      B7                         Em
I say read em and weep cause I'm in.

Chorus x2

Harmonica solo (altered a bit to work on guitar)
   Em
E|---3---------------3----------8-7-10--|
B|-----3--3h5----------3--3h5-----------|

Finish on Em

4) Grace's Waltz
   ------------------
Okay I don't think the piano intro was ever meant to be put to guitat so find a pianist
play these chords behind it!

Em   B7  (x5)

     Em   B7
Come on,
         Em            B7
Put your dancing shoes on,
    Em       B7        Em   B7
The piano is playin' a tune
    Em         B7      Em       B7
The lights are on, the night is young,
      Em       B7            Em  B7
And I wanna go waltzing with you
      G          Am          Em    B7
These people got no sense of fun
      G          Am            Em   B7
Let's show these Joes how it's done
     Em   B7
Come on,
       Em          B7             Em   B7
You're driftin' to some different song,
       Em       B7          Em    B7
You've too much wine, we're outta time,
       Em      B7             Em    B7
Though nothin' about it feels wrong
        G          Am            Em  B7
I guess this is as close as I'll get
      G          Am        Em   B7
But i won't give up on you yet!
   G    D    Am         Em
So next time you need a partner,
  G    D Am       Em
Unless I go find another,
    G    D  Am        Em
I'm here to carry the weight for ya,
Am            Em         B7
I'll lead the way for ya when,
                  Em
We go out dancing again!

Outro:

Em  B7 (x8)

G  Am  Em  B7

G  Am  Em  B7  B7  B7 B7

Em  B7 (x6)

Finish on Em


5) The Tender
     ----------
Intro:
This is palm muted slightly! In four four time! Play twice for intro and contiue it for
verse!

    Am                      F           G
E|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2-----------------------------|
D|--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--3--3--3--2--0--0--0--0-----|
A|--0--0--3--0--0--0--3--0--3--3--3--3--2--2--2--3-----|
E|--------------------------1--1--1--1--3--3--3--3-----|

Am
Keep their spirits up Frank,
        F                 G
All for some and some for all,
    Am
The only spirits here man,
    F               G
Are hangin' off the wall,
      Am
Yeah, you know well as i do,
     F                 G
That we don't serve up cheer,
          Am
When they come for aneasthetics,
         F                 G
And it's been this way for years
     F
They empty out their glasses,
F
Fill 'em up with tears,
    E
One for the road, one for the road,
                           E7
That leads them right back here,
   Am            G
To rain on their troubles,
Am            G
Wash 'em down deep,
    F           C
And play in the puddle,
             E    E7   Am
Till they're fast asleep!

Repeat intro
    Am
Now Joe he lost his woman,
        F               G
To some bigshot business man,
          Am
He said I trusted love not money,
    F                G
And now look where I am!
            Am
You've had enough Joe,
          F  G
You gotta go now!
           Am
You've too much Joe,
           F    G
I send you home now,
            Am  C  G
And he says please Frank,
Am  C  G
Please Frank,
    F
But I am just a tender,
             F
I don't give counsel, I don't get close!
    E
I'm on no rescue mission man,
                 E7
I'm in no rescue boat!
    Am          G
I'm here to make money,
Am         G
Wages plus tips,
    F       C          E   E7  Am
For pouring water into sinking ships!

See end of tab for solo

            Am  C  G
And he says please Frank,
Am  C  G
Please Frank,
    F
But I am just a tender,
             F
I don't give counsel, I don't get close!
    E
I'm on no rescue mission man,
                 E7
I'm in no rescue boat!
    Am          G
I'm here to make money,
Am         G
Wages plus tips,
    F       C          E   E7  Am
For pouring water into sinking ships!

Solo

E|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|--5--7--5--8-7-5/---5--7--5--8-7-5-----|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

E|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|--5--7--5--8-7-5/---5--7--5--8b-7-5----|
D|------------------------------------7--|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

E|--5-5-5-5-5-5--1-1-1-1-------3---------|
B|--5-5-5-5-5-5--1-1-1-1-----3-----------|
G|--5-5-5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2---4-------------|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

E|--5-5-5-5-5-5--1-1-1-1-------3---------|
B|--5-5-5-5-5-5--1-1-1-1-----3-----------|
G|--5-5-5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2---4-------------|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|


6) The Rebel
-----------------

Intro Riff: Guitar 1 (Acoustic)

E|---------1---------1---------1---------1----|
B|---------1---------1---------1---------1----|
G|---------1---------1---------1---------1----|
D|---------3---------3---------3---------3----|
A|---------3---------3---------3---------3----|
E|--0--1---1--0--1---1--0--1---1--0--1---1----|

Intro Riff: Guitar 2 (Electric)

E|---------------------------------------------------|
B|----------1-----------1-----------1-----------1----|
G|------1-1---1-----1-1---1-----1-1---1-----1-1---1--|
D|--3-3---------3-3---------3-3---------3-3----------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

Verse: Guitar 2

E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------|
D|---3---3-6---6-10---10-9---10/---3---3-6---6---10-9---10/-|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|


Fm               Fm
Wake up girl, we gotta get outta town,
Fm                 Fm
  Come on now, I'm sorry I let ya down,
Fm                     Fm
I messed up babe, it's not gonna go away,
Fm               Fm
I lost big and I borrowed from Ray,
         C#                 Eb
But it's alright babe, it's alright babe,
                  Fm
We just gotta get on.

Repeat intro

Fm                 Fm
Open up girl, it's k-k-kinda cold,
Fm                    Fm
Come on now, I've got all my confessions told,
Fm              Fm
I know why, the boy hasn't begged enough,
Fm          Fm
Sometimes I wish you'd grow up,
          C#                 Eb
Look it's alright babe, it's alright babe,
                  Fm
We just gotta get on,
          C#                       Eb
Yeah it's alright man, get up your things and,
             Fm
Get yourself gone!
          Eb            Fm
I have no time for your kind,
        C#                Eb
So it's alright man, it's alright man
           Fm
It's all...oooooooooooohhhh
                      Bbm
You don't knock on my door,
                       C
You don't come here no more,
                            Fm
And you be careful what you wish for man!
Fm            Fm
"Be careful," What's that supposed to mean?
Fm                 Fm
A big rebel, ain't that what you saw in me?
Fm           Fm
I wish you'd come to your senses girl,
Fm                  Fm
Me and you we could travel the world
           C#           Eb
Look it's alright babe, it's alright babe,
                  Fm
We just gotta get on!
            C#                      Eb
Yeah, it's alright man, get up your things and
             Fm
Get yourself gone!
          Eb            Fm
I have no time for your kind,
        C#                Eb
So it's alright man, it's alright man
           Fm
It's all...oooooooooooohhhh
                      Bbm
You don't knock on my door,
                      C
You don't come here no more,
                            Fm
And you be careful what you wish for man,
Fm
oooooooooooohhhh
                      Bbm
You don't knock on my door,
                      C
You don't come here no more,
                            Fm
And you be careful what you wish for man
                        Fm
You be careful what you wish for man!

Finish with intro

7) Ride On
-----------
Fm       G#
Ooooooooh
Fm       G#
Ooooooooh
Fm
Hurry up, they're gonna get ya man,
     G#
Ride On, Ride on, Ride On,
Fm
Ain't no one gonna hold your hand,
     G#
Ride On, Ride On, Ride On,
Fm
Ain't no one gonna give a damn,
        G#
So Ride On, Ride On,
          Fm                       Bbm
Take your nothing and get yourself gone,

You know you gotta let her go
             C#
Cause you're alone now,

Don't have a doubt, don't have a doubt!

Repeat all

Fm       G#
Ooooooooh
Fm       G#
Ooooooooh

Solo:

E|-----------------------------------------|
B|--6--6-4----6--6-4-----------------------|
G|---------5---------5---------------------|
D|---------------------8-6--8-6--8---------|
A|---------------------------------8-------|
E|-----------------------------------------|

Repeat to finish

8) Your Martyr's Role
   -------------------

Intro Riff:

    F#5     G5      E/F#5    G5     E/F#5
E|--x-x--x--x----x--x--x--x--x----x--x--|
B|--x-x--x--x----x--x--x--x--x----x--x--|
G|--x-x--x--x----x--x--x--x--x----x--x--|   Play twice
D|--4-4--4--5b---4--4--4--4--5b---4--4--|
A|--4-4--4--x----4--4--4--4--x----4--4--|
E|--2-2--2--3--0-2--0--2--2--3--0-2--0--|


(Continue the riff during verse)

Look who's come to save me,
My loving flesh and blood,
Oh man, this is touching,
I'd hug ya if I could.

Am
Oh man, this is just the way
  G           B
I imagined it would go.

B  A  G  F#

            Em                G
But you can run your martyr's role,
         D           B
You will know by the end man,
          Em            G
When it's just about to rain,
       D                 B
Like a train, it's gonna hit ya,
         Em                G
That you could if only you tried,
        D            B
But you lied and you cheated man,
   Am
So noone came to help

Am  A

Repeat intro 2 and a half times

Frankie, wait I'm sorry,
I really need your help,
All this has me worried,
Oh man this is hell!

  Am
I really need the money man,
      G        B
Gonna die if I don't!

B  A  G  F#

             Em                 G
But you will reap what you will sow,
         D               B
Jese you know, they were right man,
       Em              G             D
I just left it all too late, and now fate,
      B               Em
It is callin' for the road,
             G       D        B
Would anyone like to buy me a drink man,
         Am
'Cause I won't be here for long!

Am  A

Outro riff:

E|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|----7-7-5---5---------7-7-5---5----------|
E|--0-------7---7-5-7-0-------7---7-5-7-0--|

Repeat until fade out

9) Take Me With You Then
  -----------------------

Okay well there's absolutely no guitar in this again so I just have the chords here!

Capo on 1st fret

Intro: Play around with Em

             Em
This town it drags you down,
                                           Am     Em
It pulls the reins on those who search for higher ground,
            Am
Those who's act too proud,
    B7                   Em
And those who long to be free.
               Em
That's why I'm leaving here,
                                       Am   Em
There'll be no long goodbyes I mean to disappear,
          Am
I have no time for fear,
  B7                Em
Tonight I'll be set free.
Em            Am
Who sings the sad songs?
D            G
Who gets the happy ones?
D               G  G/F# Em    B7
Mother, I'm not comin' home tonight,
        Em
Or ever more.
        Em
Take me with you then,
                                 Am        Em
You know he and I are over, I am done with him,
          Am        B7              Em
We're two misfits in this one horse town.
            Em
How can you ask me to?
                                              Am    Em
Y'know I like you but it's something he would never do,
       Am
Not to me or you,
B7               Em
Oh, why all this now?
Em            Am
Who sings the sad songs?
D            G
Who gets the happy ones?
D               G  G/F# Em    B7
Mother, I'm not comin' home tonight,
        Em
Or ever more.

Outro:

Em  Am  D  G  G/F#m  Em  Am  D  G  G/F#m

Continue to fade out

10) In The Gutter
       ---------------

Intro: (get your finger picking going)

    G                    Em
E|-----3-0---0----3-0----------------------------|
B|---------3----------3-0-0--3-0---------3-0-----|
G|-------------------------------2-0---------2-0-|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------0h2---------|
E|--3----------3--------2-0------------0---------|


Fill:
   Em
E|-----------------------|
B|---3-0---------3-0-----|
G|-------2-0---------2-0-|
D|-----------------------|
A|-----------0h2---------|
E|-0-----------0---------|


Verse
   G
If I go down to the tavern, babe,
             Em (Fill)
I won't come back
   G
If I go down to the tavern, babe,
             Em (Fill)
I won't come back
   G                               Em
I'm tryin' to do better, tryin' to get myself together,
C                        Am7             D
  Take my hand, you gotta put me back on track.
          G
'Cause my bed is made in the gutter
                Em (Fill)
But I won't lie down,
   G
My bed is made in the gutter
                Em (Fill)
But I won't lie down,
G                              Em
Can't stay here forever, gonna get myself together,
C                       Am7          D
  Pick me up, you gotta turn my luck around.


Chorus

          G                    D
But I'm a man with a hurricane hot on my heels,
      C                   G
I say anywhere, anywhere away from here,
              G                   D
But there's a weight in me and it won't let me go,
      C            G
Wanna shine, shine good as I know
      G       Em       C
But I do need you, ah, who
                    D                   G
Will keep me on the straight and narrow road,
           Em          C
'Cause you know that I go,
                 D
A little bit off track with the bottle,
        G                Bm
But you know I think the more you think,
    Em            Am
The less you understand.
        G             Bm
And the more I try to get things right,
    Em              Am
The less they go as planned.
    F        D
Awh man, Awh man


Verse 2

     G
When I go down to the station
                  Em (Fill)
Will ya come with me?
     G
When I go down to the station
                  Em (Fill)
Will ya come with me?
      G                                Em
Gonna leave this stormy weather, gonna get our things together,
C                            Am7       D
  Morning train would have us both set free.

Chorus

          G                    D
But I'm a man with a hurricane hot on my heels,
      C                   G
I say anywhere, anywhere away from here,
              G                   D
But there's a weight in me and it won't let me go,
      C            G
Wanna shine, shine good as I know
      G       Em       C
But I do need you, ah, who
                    D                   G
Will keep me on the straight and narrow road,
           Em          C
'Cause you know that I go,
                 D
A little bit off track with the bottle,
        G                Bm
But you know I think the more you think,
    Em            Am
The less you understand.
        G             Bm
And the more I try to get things right,
    Em              Am
The less they go as planned.
    F        D
Awh man, Awh man


Solo:

   G           D              C  G
E|-------------12------------------------------------------|
B|----10b11----------10b11-------10b11r10b11r10b11r10------|
G|-12-------12----12-------12-9-----------------------12-9-|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

   G           D              C  G
E|-------------12------------------------------------------|
B|----10b11----------10b11-------10b11r10b11r10b11r10------|
G|-12-------12----12-------12-9-----------------------12-9-|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

   G         Em        C                 D
E|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------10--10b11r10b11r10b11r10-|
G|-12--------12--------12--------12---------------------------|
D|-----12h14-----12h14-----12h14------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

   G         Em        C                 D
E|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------10--10b11r10b11r10b11r10-|
G|-12--------12--------12--------12---------------------------|
D|-----12h14-----12h14-----12h14------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

Finish with these chords:

G   Bm   Em   Am

G   Bm   Em   Am

F   D

G

11) Evening Train
        -------------

This is another piano song but since the intro is so powerfull I tried tabbing it out
guitar.

Capo 1st Fret

   F        C        Dm      C
E|-1--------0--------1-------0-------|
B|-1-1-1-3--1-1-1-3--3-3-3---1-------|
G|-2--------0--------2-----2-0-------|
D|-3--------2--------0-------2-------|
A|-3--------3--------x-------3-------|
E|-1--------x--------x-------x-------|

  F                 C
I took my brother's favourite bait
      Dm           C
And I led him to a trap,
   F                C
He took the dearest evening train
             Dm           C
And now he's never coming back,
Bb              C
  On those who love you boy,
F                 Dm
  Never turn your back.
Gm             C
  On those who love you boy,
F                 Bb
  Never turn your back.

Repeat Intro

F                       C
I find that once you've crossed that line
    Dm             C
You never can come back.
        F                C
You can try but no train in the world's
      Dm                  C
Gonna take you across the track,
Bb              C
  On those who love you boy,
F                 Dm
  Never turn your back.
Gm             C
  On those who love you boy,
F                 Bb
  Never turn your back.

Repeat Intro

Finish on F

Where there it is! Masterpiece No. 1 for Mick Flannery! I might get around to doing
Lies at some stage! Anyway, if I've screwed up anywhere please comment and I'll fix it! Enjoy!

            
            
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