She's Got Medals David Bowie
Date: Sat, 21 Mar 1998 21:55:12 -0800 (PST)
Subject: CRD: b/bowie_david/shes_got_medals.crd
She's Got Medals by David Bowie (From "London Boy" and many other
compilations of his pre-"Space Oddity" days)
[F] [C] [G] [D] [A]
She'd [F]walk through the [C]door and she'd [G]set up the [D]drinks on the [A]house
She played a [F]good game of [C]darts, and the [G]men slapped her [D]back, never took[A]
She [Bm]wore a trenchcoat [F#]garkey(?), her [Bm]hobnail boots were [E]full of [A]holes.[E]
[E]She's [A]got [E7]medals.
Her mother called her Mary but she changed her name to Tommy, she's a one.
She went and joined the army, passed the medical, don't ask me how it's done.
They sent her to the front line, fighting for her country's name
She's got medals.
She [B]got very tired of [G]picking up girls,
[C]Cleaning her gun, and [F]shaving her curls
[A#]Then the enemy [D#]dropped a bomb, sur[C]vivors there were [F]non[C]e![G] [D] [A]
[F]People say that [C]when the moon is [G]full and when the [D]stars have gone to [A]bed
You can [F]see a ghost but [C]that's a lie be[G]cause the naughty [D]woman isn't [A]dead.
[Bm] [F#] [Bm] [E] [A]
[E]She deserted on the previous morning, replaced her uniform with dresses silk
[E] [A] [E] [E] [A] [E] [E] [A] [E] [E] [A]
[E7]Called herself Eileen, came to London town, now she's settled down. She's
[F] [C] [G] [D] [A] [F] [C] [G] [D] [A]