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Ravenscraig chords

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Traditional celtic song,easily played on acoustic guitar on the outro lead riff it sounds better using an E-Bow,the same riff could be used on the instrumental break as well so as to replace the recordings accordian. Was this info helpful? Yes No
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Runrig - Ravenscraig       C MacDonald/R MacDonald       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMBEIoIIQnU


   [Intro]
A     A    A    A


   [Verse 1]
A    E           F#m                                A
Word came like a hammer,Night fell down like a shroud
A              E                  F#m       
It's caught me drinking trying to turn back the clock
D                        A
Through this industrial ghost town
A          E              F#m        A                      D    Bm
I've known graft and I've voted well,Trying to keep the Lowlands red
A                         Bm            D                A
But all I gets control in foreign hands,Other colours instead

   [Chorus]
F#m                  A
All I want is a roof over my head
A               Bm
All I want is a steady job
A                   F#m
All I want to do is say I love you
D                     A
With every penny I've got
F#m                       A
And all I think about are Debbie and Jane
A                      Bm        D
Give them some kind of chance in life
A                                       F#m
But the long road running out the strip mill gate
D          E            A
Has got me walking that line

   [Instrumental]
    A       E        D      D    A       E        D      D

   [Instrumental Riff]
e/  5 7 9 9 10 9 7 7 9 7 5 0     5 7 9 9 10 9 7 7 9 7 5 0
B/  - - - - -  - - - - - - -     - - - - -  - - - - - - -
G/  - - - - -  - - - - - - -     - - - - -  - - - - - - -
D/  - - - - -  - - - - - - -     - - - - -  - - - - - - -              
A/  - - - - -  - - - - - - -     - - - - -  - - - - - - -
E/  - - - - -  - - - - - - -     - - - - -  - - - - - - -

   [Verse 2]
A  E               F#m                                        A
We never stretched our dance hall dreams,We got it just about right
A                          E         F#m                     
There's little escape from a working town and from a working life
D                         A
I placed my future in the palm of your hand
A          E             F#m                                                A    D     Bm    
One autumn Friday at the Church of All Saints,There's no investment here in life or in love
    D         E           A
And now it's getting too late

   [Chorus]
F#m                  A
All I want is a roof over my head
A               Bm
All I want is a steady job
A                   F#m
All I want to do is say I love you
D                     A
With every penny I've got
F#m                       A
And all I think about are Debbie and Jane
A                      Bm        D
Give them some kind of chance in life
A                                       F#m
But the long road running out the strip mill gate
D          E            A
Has got me walking that line

   [Outro]
D          E            A
Has got me walking that line
D          E            A
Has got me walking that line

A   E   D   D         A   E   D   D
A   E   D   D         A   E   D   D
A   E   D   D 
        
   [Outro Lead Riff with E-Bow]
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B/ - - - - -  - - - - - - -
G/ 2 4 6 6 7  6 4 4 6 4 2 -
D/ - - - - -  - - - - - - 2                        
A/ - - - - -  - - - - - - -
E/ - - - - -  - - - - - - -


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DON CZARSKI [tm] 28,135 Nov 08, 2016 07:45 PM

Never heard of this group until I saw tabs by you...
I think you are one of the main people to tab this group...
Another great job... Keep them coming...

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superuglymonkey 11 Nov 09, 2016 07:22 AM

Great tab dude, i love Runrig and you have done many good tabs from a great band.

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motoclangers [tm] 13,528 Nov 09, 2016 09:55 AM

Thanks both,and thank you both for rating :-)

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