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Come on eileen  Dexy's Midnight Runners

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|F   C   |F   Bb  |Bb  F   |C       |   x2   [fiddle]***
|C       |Em      |F       |C   G   |   x2   [fiddle and banjo]
[C]Poor old Johnny R[Em]ay
Sounded [F]sad upon the radio moved a [C]million hearts in [G]mono
[C] Our mothers cried
[F]Sang along, [F]who'd blame them[C] [G]
[C]You're grown (you're grown up), [Em]so grown (so grown up)**
[F]Now I must say more than ever [C]         [G]  (come on Eileen)
and we can [C]sing just like our [G]fathers
|G C G C |GGC G C |G GGGGGG|     [brass section]
[D]Come on Eileen oh, I [F#m]swear (well he means)
at this [Em]moment you mean [G]everyth[A]ing
With [D]you in that dress, my [F#m]thoughts (I confess)
verge on [Em]dirty, Ah come [G]on Eil[A]een
|A       |A       |   [banjo]
|C       |Em      |F       |C   G   |    [fiddle and banjo]
[C]These people round [Em]here
wear beaten-[F]down eyes sunk in smoke-dried faces,
so res[C]igned to what their f[G]ate is
but [C]not us (no never) no [Em]not us (no never)
[F]we are far too young and clever  [C]        [G]   remember
Eileen I'll [C]hum this tune for [G]ever
|G C G C |GGC G C |G GGGGGG|     [brass section]
[D]Come on Eileen, oh I [F#m]swear (well he means)
Ah come [Em]on let's take off [G]everyt[A]hing
That [D]pretty red dress, Ei[F#m]leen (tell him yes)
Ah come [Em]on let's, ah come [G]on Ei[A]leen
That [D]pretty red dress, Ei[F#m]leen (tell him yes)
Ah come [Em]on let's, ah come [G]on Eil[A]een
[D] (Come on Eileen too-loo rye-[F#m]aye come on)
(Eileen too-loo rye-[G]aye  toora    toora-too-loora)[D] [A]
Now you have grown, now you have shown, oh Eileen
Come on Eileen, these things they are real and I know
how you feel       [G]Now I must say more than ever
[D] things round here have [A]changed
[D]Too-ra loo-ra [F#m]too-ra loo-rye-[G]aye[D] [A]
Malcolm Hannah ( Dundee, Scotland

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