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Grandad's Flannelette Nightshirt - George Formby
Composers: Formby, Latta

Label:Regal Zonophone

Seen in the film  "Let George Do It"


The film had the verse #3: about waterloo in place of the second verse
on the record. I used youtube videos of some very good players to help-
watch Andy Eastwoods version as an example.


original key:   Db ( Disc ) or D film
                Capo I           capoII
 Or retune uke  Ab Db F Bb       A D F# B

Chords
 C     C7  Cdim7 Cmin  C#7 C#dim7 Dm7   D7   D7+   E7   F    G   G+   G7    A7     Am   Am7
 GCEA GCEA GCEA  GCEA GCEA  GCEA GCEA  GCEA GCEA  GCEA GCEA GCEA GCEA GCEA  GCEA  GCEA GCEA
 0003 0001 2323  0333 1112  3434 2010  2223 3223  1202 2010 0232 0332 0212  2130  2000 2030

Intro Disc version: |   Intro Film version:
                    |
D7 D7+ G7 C G7 C    |   G7 C#7  G7
                    |


#1:
C              G7               C
Now in our family we've got an  heirloom.
     F            Cdim7      C   C#dim7 Dm7
They handed it to me a year ago.
G+     C               E7             Am
  It's been in our possession since Grandad was a lad.
     G                D7                 G
I`ll tell you what it is and then you'll know.

Chorus1:
G7      C         G7          Cdim7  C
It's me Grandad's Flannelette night  shirt
      F      Cdim7           C  G7   C
In it I was  christened one  day
     Dm7    G7          C         Am     Cm
Down at the church they were in a whirl,
Cm  G7                       Am7 Cm   G   D7 G7   F  G7
    No one seemed to know if I   were boy or girl.
C          G7                     Cdim7     C
They'd had one or two and ee they were in a mess
C7  F                                       E7
But it's all right said the preacher rather curt.
     F              Cdim7         C         A7
I've been and had a quiz and I've found out what it is
       D7   D7+  G7          C
By his Grandad's Flannelette shirt
E     A7         D7   D7+  G7          C     G7
Lordy lordy, his Grandad's Flannelette shirt.

Chorus2:
G7    C         G7          Cdim7  C
In my Grandad's Flannelette night  shirt
F      Cdim7      C  G7   C
I got married one day.
    Dm7    G7          C         Am     Cm
In the train my bride gave a shout,
Cm  G7           Am7 Cm   G   D7 G7   F  G7
"Ee what is that you are pulling out?"
C        G7                          Cdim7        C
I said, "It's old fashioned and it's tattered and torn
C7  F                                    E7
But I've brought it honeymooning with me Gert"
         F                 Cdim7     C        A7
When she said, "What is it dear?" I whispered in her ear
         D7   D7+  G7          C
"It's my Grandad's Flannelette shirt
E     A7        D7   D7+  G7          C        G7
Lordy lordy, my Grandad's Flannelette shirt."


#2:
C               G7         C
The other day I got an invitation
   F                    Cdim7  C   C#dim7 Dm7
To go and join a nudist colo - ny
G+  C              E7          Am
And as the life is healthy and in the open air
   G             D7           G
I trotted off as happy as can be.
G7      C         G7          Cdim7  C
With me Grandad's Flannelette nightshirt
F        Cdim7     C  G7   C
I walked up to the door.
    Dm7 G7          C           Am     Cm
Someone said, "Now don't make a fuss,
G7                         Am7 Cm     G  D7   G7   F
Just take off your clothes and you'll be like us."
G7   C     G7           Cdim7        C
Well I was bashful so I stayed by meself,
C7  F                               E7
for with the girls I didn't want to flirt
    F             Cdim7         C              A7
But when I fell asleep they all came and had a peep
      D7   D7+  G7          C
At my Grandad's Flannelette shirt
E     A7        D7   D7+  G7          C      G7
Lordy lordy, my Grandad's Flannelette shirt.


#3:
   C                 G7                C
In eighteen ten grandfather joined the army,
   F           Cdim7         C   C#dim7 Dm7
To fight Napoleon across the sea.
G+     C               E7          Am
You've heard about the battle they had at Waterloo,
    G                D7              G
But what was it that brought us victory
G7      C         G7          Cdim7  C
Why my Grandad's Flannelette nightshirt
F            Cdim7        C  G7   C
It saved old England that day
    Dm7   G7     C        Am     Cm
Bonaparte said "We are undone"
G7             Am7 Cm  G   D7  G7   F
Even Josephine put her gasmask on.
G7 C             G7          Cdim7        C
He shot down our colours and captured our flag,
C7  F                            E7
But we are not downhearted its a cert,
    F             Cdim7         C             A7
For flying in the gale everyone could see the tail
      D7   D7+  G7          C
Of my Grandad's Flannelette shirt
E     A7         D7   D7+  G7          C
Lordy lordy, My Grandad's Flannelette shirt.

Outro Solo:
G7      C         G7          Cdim7  C

F        Cdim7     C  G7   C

    Dm7 G7          C           Am     Cm

G7                         Am7 Cm     G  D7   G7   F

G7   C     G7           Cdim7        C

C7  F                               E7

    F             Cdim7         C              A7

      D7   D7+  G7          C


E     A7        D7   D7+  G7          C      G7 C G7  C
Lordy lordy, my Grandad's Flannelette shirt.

            
            
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