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Take Down The Union Jack  Billy Bragg

[G]take down the union jack
[C]it clashes with the sun[G]set
[D]and put it in the att[Am]ic
with the[C] emperor's old [G]clothes

(same chords)
when did it fall apart
sometime in the eighties
when the good and the great
gave way to the greedy and the mean

[C]Britain isnt cool you know
[D]its really not that [G]great
[C]its not a proper country
[D]it doesnt even have a patron's [G]say
its just [C]an economical union thats [D]past its se[G]ll by [D]date

[C]gilbert and george are taking a p[G]iss on it
[C]gilbert and george ar taking a p[G]iss
[C]what could be more british then heres a [D]picture of my b[G]um
[C]gilbert and george are taking a [G]piss  [D]

thats pretty much it. all of it is right except for maybe the chords and lyrics for the
bridge, but they work well enough. questions, corrections or comments, email me at

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