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

INTRO: Db

#1.
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.


#2.
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.


CHORUS:
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.

#3.
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.

#4.
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.

OUTRO:
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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