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Rochdale Cowboy chords

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No 22 in the UK charts in 1975.

Spoken 
Never before in the history of mankind has the story been told of those brave frontiersmen
who carved out a passage in the Northwest and made it a place fit for heroes to live in. 
This is the story of one such man, sausage tosser extraordinare his name Fred Ackroyd.

Intro = C D G

Chorus
     G                      C
It's hard being a cowboy in Rochdale
G                           D
Spurs don't fit right on me clogs 
     G            Bm        C
It's hard being a cowboy in Rochdale
     D                                             G
'Cos people laugh when I ride past on our Alsatian dog

Verse 1
G                            C                 G
Almost every night there's a tripe and cowheel fight
G                          D
In our local pie and pea saloon
    G              Bm            C                  G
And poor old Uncle Fred he spent eighteen months in bed
                        D                      G
'Cos he tried to kiss a girl who's a boy named Sue

Chorus
     G                      C
It's hard being a cowboy in Rochdale
G                           D
Spurs don't fit right on me clogs 
     G            Bm        C
It's hard being a cowboy in Rochdale
     D                                             G
'Cos people laugh when I ride past on our Alsatian dog

Verse 2
G                                          C                G
When the sun shines in the west that's the time what I like best
                                           D
And I go out punching cows with me brother Jack
    G              Bm            C                  G
And poor old Uncle Fred he spent eighteen months in bed
                            D                        G
'Cos he punched one cow and she went and punched him back

Chords only as per verse

G C G D  G Bm C G D G

Verse 3
G                                C             G
In the local temperance bar we'd go and have a jar
                                            D
There's sarsaparilla and liquorice juice to drink
    G              Bm            C                  G
And poor old Uncle Fred he spent eighteen months in bed
                            D                 G
'Cos he supped the stuff he used to clean the sink

Chorus
         G                      C
And it's hard being a cowboy in Rochdale
G                           D
Spurs don't fit right on me clogs 
     G            Bm        C
It's hard being a cowboy in Rochdale
     D                                             G
'Cos people laugh when I ride past on our Alsatian dog

Verse 4
G                             C                     G
Yer know when us cowpokes hit town we go an' 'orse around
                                          D
With them good time girls Elsie and Mucky Peg
     G                  Bm                  C                  G
When Auntie Kitty found Uncle Fred he spent eighteen months in bed
                                  D                       G
'Cos you can't run fast with your pants halfway down your legs

Chorus
     G                      C
It's hard being a cowboy in Rochdale
G                           D
Spurs don't fit right on me clogs 
     G            Bm        C
It's hard being a cowboy in Rochdale
     D                                             G
'Cos people laugh when I ride past on our Alsatian dog

Chords to fade

G C G D  G Bm C G D G

            
            
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