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Come on eileen

Dexy's Midnight Runners



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


A C D Em F F#m G
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