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Burn It Down  Dexys Midnight Runners
3rd December 2000, 3.03pm
Shaun Hand, 16, Birmingham.
From 'Searching For The Young Soul Rebels', (Parlophone, 1980)
Tune guitar down 1/2 tone
(you could put a capo at the first fret or play in standard but
the strings sound slightly looser to me)
E > Eb
A > Ab
D > Db
G > Gb
B > Bb
E > Eb
Chords used:
Eb: 022100 F: 244322
Db: xx0232 F7: 242322
Cm: x46654 Bbm: x2443x
Bb: x2444x
Ab: x02220
[Eb]I'll only [Db]ask you once more[Cm] [Bb] [Cm] [Bb]
[Eb]You only [Db]want to believe[Cm] [Bb] [Cm] [Bb]
[Eb]This man is [Ab]looking for some[Bb]one to hold his [F]hand.
[Eb]He doesn't quite fully [Ab]understand the [Bb]meaning.[F]
Never heard about [Eb]Oscar Wilde,
Never talked about [Ab]Brendan Behan,
Never think about [Bb]Sean O'Casey,
Don't care about George [F7]Bernard Shaw
Don't care about Sa[Eb]muel Beckett,
Won't talk about Eu[Ab]gene O'Neil,
[Bb]Edna O'Brien and [F7]Lawrence Stern.
[Bbm]Shut it - you don't [F]understand it,
[Bbm]Shut it - that's not the [F]way I planned it,
[Bbm]Shut it - shut your [F]mouth til you know the [Bb]truth
[Eb]I'll only [Db]ask you once more[Cm] [Bb] [Cm] [Bb]
[Eb]It must be so [Db]hard to see[Cm] [Bb] [Cm] [Bb]
[Eb]This man is [Ab]waiting for [Bb]someone to hold him [F]down
[Eb]He don't quite ever [Ab]understand the [Bb]meaning[F]
[Bbm]Shut it - you don't [F]understand it,
[Bbm]Shut it - that's not the [F]way I planned it,
[Bbm]Shut it - shut your fucking [F]mouth til you know the [Bb]truth
Bb (horns only)
[Cm](in[Ab]str[Eb]ume[Cm]nta[Ab]l)[Bb] [F]
Won't think about [Eb]Oscar Wilde,
Don't know about [Ab]Brendan Behan,
Can't think about [Bb]Sean O'Casey,
Woooaaaaaaaaaaaah George [F7]Bernard Shaw,
Can't talk about Sa[Eb]muel Beckett,
Doesn't talk about Eu[Ab]gene O'Neil,
Won't think about [Bb]Edna O'Brien
Can't think about [F7]Lawrence Stern.
[Eb]Oscar Wilde, [Ab]Brendan Behan, [Bb]Sean O'Casey, George [F7]Bernard Shaw,
Sa[Eb]muel Beckett, Eu[Ab]gene O'Neil, [Bb]Edna O'Brien and [F7]Lawrence Stern.
(repeat and fade)

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