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Patches:Dickey Lee.
#6 on BB Hot 100 on SMASH Records
in 1962.


Db          Fm         Gb           Db
Down by the river that flows by the coal yards,
Db           Fm          Gb            Ab7
stand wooden houses with shutters torn down. 
Db            F         Gb         Db
There lives a girl everybody calls Patches. 
Db         Fm         Gb  Ab7    Db
Patches my darling of old Shanty town.

D             F#m        G                D
We planned to marry when June brought the summer.
D          F#m          G          A7
I couldn't wait to make Patches my bride.
D           F#           G        D
Now I don't see how that ever can happen..
D            F#m        G     A7       D
My folks say no, and my heart breaks inside.

D    F#        G          D     G          D
Pat..ches, oh, what can I do? I swear I'll always love you.
      G                               D
But a girl from that place would just bring me disgrace,
                  A7          D
so my folks won't let me love you.

Eb           Gm        Ab            Eb
Each night I cry, as I think of that shanty.
Eb         Gm            Ab           Bb7
And pretty patches there watching the door. 
Eb          G           Ab            Eb
She doesn't know that I can't come to see her..
Eb           Gm            Ab       Bb7 Eb 
Patches must think, that I love her no  more.

E        G#m      A          E
I hear a neighbor telling my father..
E         G#m          A           B7
He says a girl name of Patches was found,
E             G#           A         E
floating face down in that dirty old river,
E                 G#m           A         B7 E
that flows by the coal yards in old Shan..ty town.

E    G#        A          E   A            E
Pat..ches, oh, what can I do? I swear I'll always love you.
   A                         E
It may not be right but I'll join you tonight.. 
E           B7        E
Patches I'm coming to you.

A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.

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Kraziekhat 64,745 Jul 31, 2016 12:22 AM

I re-did the whole song in the 'correct' keys. Should be O.K.
now. KK.

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