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The Luck Of The Irish Chords (ver 2) - John Lennon


 
The Luck Of The Irish Chords
Luck Of The Irish

Intro: G

G               C	          G
If you had the luck of the Irish
          Bm                      D7
You'd be sorry and wish you were dead
            G         C          G
You should have the luck of the Irish
           Bm           D7         G    
And you'd wish you was English instead

G                   C	          G
A thousand years of torture and hunger
          Bm                      D7
Drove the people away from their land
   G           C          G
A land full of beauty and wonder
    Bm           D7          G      C   G    C   G
Was raped by the British brigands - goddamn, goddamn

G               C	          G
If you could keep voices like flowers, 
          Bm                      D7
there'd be shamrock all over the world
            G         C          G
If you could drink dreams like Irish streams
           Bm            D7         G    
Then the world would be high as the Mountains of Mourne

G                 C	          G
In the 'Pool they told us the story
          Bm                 D7
How the English divided the land
         G         C            G 
of the pain, the death and the glory
           Bm           D7         G    
And the poets of old Ireland

G                 C	          G
If we could make chains with the morning dew, 
      Bm                      D7
the world would be like Galway Bay
        G         C          G
Let's walk over rainbows like leprechauns, 
     Bm            D7         G    
the world would be one big Blarney stone


G                  C	           G
Why the hell are the English there anyway?
        Bm                      D7
As they kill with God on their side
          G         C            G
Blame it all on the kids and the IRA
        Bm      D7        G        C   G    C    G
As the bastards commit genocide - aye, aye, genocide

G               C	          G
If you had the luck of the Irish
          Bm                      D7
You'd be sorry and wish you were dead
            G         C          G
You should have the luck of the Irish
           Bm           D7         G    
And you'd wish you was English instead
            Bm           D7         G    
Yes, you'd wish you was English instead


 
 
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About the artist behind The Luck Of The Irish Chords:

John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (born John Winston Lennon; 9 October 1940–8 December 1980) was an English rock musician, singer, songwriter, artist, and peace activist who gained worldwide fame as one of the founding members of The Beatles. As a member of the group, Lennon was one of the lead vocalists and co-wrote the majority of the band's songs with bassist Paul McCartney.

In his solo career, Lennon wrote and recorded songs such as "Give Peace a Chance" and "Imagine". Lennon revealed his rebellious nature and wit on television, in films such as A Hard Day's Night, in books such as In His Own Write, and in press conferences and interviews. He was controversial through his work as a peace activist, artist, and author.

Lennon had two sons: Julian Lennon, with his first wife Cynthia Lennon, and Sean Ono Lennon, with his second wife, avant-garde artist Yoko Ono. After a self-imposed retirement from 1976 to 1980, Lennon reemerged with a comeback album, but was murdered one month later in New York City on 8 December 1980. In 2002, respondents to a BBC poll on the 100 Greatest Britons voted Lennon into eighth place. In 2004, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Lennon number 38 on its list of "The Immortals: The Fifty Greatest Artists of All Time" and ranked The Beatles at number one.

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