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Rain Street  The Pogues


Rain Street The Pogues S.MacGowen
Intro C F G C F G C F G
The [C]church bell rings
An old drunk sings
A young girl hocks her [F]wed[C]ding [G]ring
Down on [C]Rain Street
[F] [G] [C] [F] [G]  
[C]Down the alley the icewagon flew
Picked up a stiff that was [F]turn[C]ing [G]blue
The [C]local kids were [F]sniffin'[C] glue[G]
There [C]aint much else for kids[F] [C]to [G]do
Down [C]Rain Street
Verse 3
Father McGreer buys an ice cold beer
And a short for Father Loyola
Father Joe's got the clap again
He's drinking Coca-Cola
Down on Rain Street
Bless me Father I have sinned
I got p**sed and I got pinned
And God can't help the shape I'm in
Down on Rain Street
Verse 5
There's a Tesco on the sacred ground
Where I pulled her knickers down
While Judas took his measly price
And St Anthony gazed in awe at Christ
Down on Rain Street
[Bb] [F] [C]  
I [C]gave my love a goodnight kiss
I tried to take a [F]late [C/E]night [G/D]p**s
But the [C]toilet moved so a[F]gain I [C/E]mis- [G/D]sed
Down [C]Rain Street[F] [G]
Verse 7
I sat on the floor and watched TV
Thanking Christ for the BBC
A stupid f**king place to be
Down Rain Street
Verse 8
I took my Eileen by the hand
Walk with me was her command
I dreamt we were walking on the strand
Down Rain Street
[C] [F]That [G]night [C]Rain Street[F] went [G]on for [C]miles / repeat & fade \
F G C F C F G / C F G \
That night on Rain Street somebody smiled (Rain Street)

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