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Trawlermans Song  Mark Knopfler

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[Cm]we're taking on water [F]diesel and stores
[Bb]laying up awhile before i'm [C#]back on board
they're [Cm]patching her up to go fishing [F]again, (fishin[Bb]g again)
[Cm]they're welding her rudder [F]scrubbing her keel
[Bb]scars on her belly need [C#]time to heal
in the doc[Cm]k with the trawlerme[D7]n
i know all the people there's nobody new
soon we'll be leaving with the same old crew
on the green water the tumbling sea
they ain't running like the good old days
time's just slipping down the old slipways
in the dock so dear to me

Chorus:
[Cm]dark is the nig[F]ht
I n[Bb]eed a guidi[Gm]ng light to keep [Bb]me
from found[Gm]ering on the [F]rocks
[Cm]my only pra[F]yer
is [Bb]just to s[Gm]ee you there at the end  [Bb]
of my wand[F]ering back in t[Bb]he dock  [Bb7]

(chord progression: D# Cm F Dm G#
[D7]    [G#7]     [Gm]    [Bb]                       
Verse 2

I could use a layoff getting my strength back
but there's a loan to pay off and a few skipjack
so it's a turnaround back in the southerly wind
pirates coming in to steal our gold
you can count yourself lucky with a profit in the hold
in the dock when we come in

Chorus

Chord progression and solo

[G#7]     [D#]   [D7]   [Gm]    [Bb]                     
[D#]    [Cm]    [F]    [Dm]    [G#]     [Gm]                [G#7]     [D#]   [D7]   [Gm]    [Bb]                     

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Thundercranium (report)

The C# is wrong - it should be a Gm