266. Streets Of London (LB1/121)

266

(Ralph McTell)

{VS: C,G,F,G}

1.
[C]Have you seen the [G]old man in the [a]closed down [E]market{E7-E}_
[F]Kicking up the [C]paper_ with his [G]worn out [G7]shoes._
[C]In his eyes you [G]see no pride_ [a]hand held loose-ly [E]by his side,{E7-E}_
[F]~ yesterday's [C]paper_ telling [G7]ye-sterday's [C]news_

Refrain:
[]~ So [F]how can you [E]tell {E7}me you're [C]lo-{C/H}ne-[a]ly._
[D]~ And say for []you,_ that the sun don't [G]shine._ [G7]
[C]Let me take you [G]by the hand and [a]lead you through the [E]streets of {E7}London.
[F]~ I'll show you [C]some-thing_ to [G7]make you change your [C]mind
{ZS: C,G,F,G}

2. [C]Have you seen the [G]old girl who [a]walks the streets of [E]London_{E7-E}
[F]Dirt in her [C]hair and her [G]clothes in [G7]rags._
[C]She's no time for [G]talkin, she just [a]keeps right on [E]walkin {E7}
[F]~ Carryin her [C]home in two big [G7]carrier [C]bags

Refrain: []~ So [F]how can you [E]tell {E7}me you're [C]lo-{C/H}ne-[a]ly._ ...
{ZS: C,G,F,G}

3. [C]In the all night [G]cafe at a [a]quarter past [E]eleven
[F]Same old [C]man sitting [G]there on his [G7]own
[C]Looking at the [G]world over the [a]rim of his [E]teacup
[F]And each tea lasts an [C]hour and he [G]wonders home a-[C]lone

Refrain: []~ So [F]how can you [E]tell {E7}me you're [C]lo-{C/H}ne-[a]ly._ ...
{ZS: C,G,F,G}

4. [C]Have you seen the [G]old man out-[a]side the seaman's [E]mission
[F]Memory [C]fading like the medal [F(G)]ribbons that he [G7]wears
[C]And in our winter [G]city, the rain [a]cries a little [E]pity
[F]For one more forgotten [C]hero in a [G7]world that doesn't [C]care

Refrain:
[]~ So [F]how can you [E]tell {E7}me you're [C]lo-{C/H}ne-[a]ly._
[D]~ And say for []you,_ that the sun don't [G]shine._ [G7]
[C]Let me take you [G]by the hand and [a]lead you through the [E]streets of {E7}London.
[F]~ I'll show you [C]some-thing_ to [G7]make you change your [C]mind
{Schluss: C,G,F,G,C_}


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