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Baggy Trousers  Madness



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[D] Naughty boys in nasty schools
Head-[F]masters breaking all the rules
[G] Having fun and playing fools
[Ab] Smashing up the [G]woodwork [F]tools
[D] All the teachers in the pub
[F] Passing 'round the ready-rub
[G] Trying not to think of when
The [Ab]lunch-time bell will [G]ring a-[F]gain.
Chorus 1:

[G] Oh what fun we [Gm]had
But, [D]did it really [Dm]turn out bad
[G] All I learnt at [Gm]school
Was [A]how to bend [Ab]not [A]break the rules
[G] Oh what fun we [Gm]had
But [D]at the time it [Dm]seemed so bad
[G] Trying different [Gm]ways
To [A]make a difference [Ab]to

Verse 2:

[G] The [F]Head-[D]master's had enough to-day
[F] All the kids have gone away
[G] Gone to fight with next-door's school
[Ab] Every term, that [G]is the [F]rule
[D] Sits alone and bends his cane
[F] Same old backsides again

[G] All the small ones tell tall tales
[Ab] Walking home and [G]squashing [F]snails.
Chorus 2:

[G] Oh what fun we [Gm]had
But, [D]did it really [Dm]turn out bad
[G] All I learnt at [Gm]school
Was [A]how to bend [Ab]not [A]break the rules
[G] Oh what fun we [Gm]had
But [D]at the time it [Dm]seemed so bad
[G]Trying different [Gm]ways
To [A]make a difference to [E]the [Bm]days

Instrumental:

Bm C#m Bm Abm (x7)
[Bm]    [Ab]    [G]   [F#]    [F]                      
Verse 3:

[D] Lots of girls and lots of boys
[F] Lots of smells and lots of noise
[G] Playing football in the park
[Ab] Kicking Pushbikes [G]after [F]dark
[D] Baggy trousers, dirty shirt
[F] Pulling hair and eating dirt
[G] Teacher comes to break it up
[Ab] Back of the 'ead with a [G]plastic [F]cup.

Chorus 3:

[G] Oh what fun we [Gm]had
But, [D]did it really [Dm]turn out bad
[G] All I learnt at [Gm]school
Was [A]how to bend [Ab]not [A]break the rules
[G] Oh what fun we [Gm]had
[D]But at the time it [Dm]seemed so bad
[G]Trying different [Gm]ways
To [A]make a difference to [E]the [Bm]days

Instrumental:

Bm C#m Bm Abm (x7)
[Bm]    [Ab]    [G]   [F#]    [F]                      
Coda:

[D]                [F]                [G]    [Ab] [G] [F#] [F] 
Baggy trousers, baggy trousers, baggy trousers
[D] Baggy trousers,[F] baggy trousers,[G] baggy trousers [Ab]   [G]  [F#]   [F]

(Repeat to Fade)


CHORD DIAGRAMS:
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   [Ab]        [G]        [F]        [D]        [Gm] [Dm] [A] [Bm] 
[EADGBE]466544  [EADGBE]320003  [EADGBE]133211  [EADGBE]xx0232  [EADGBE]3x033x  [EADGBE]xx0231  [EADGBE]x02220  [EADGBE]x24432

   [F#]       [C#m]        [Abm]                   
[EADGBE]244222  [EADGBE]x46654  [EADGBE]466444
Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2005 (clumsyband@hotmail.com)

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