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The Pogues - Rain Street Chords

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Rain Street Chords

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Rain Street      The Pogues S.MacGowen

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Intro  C  F G  C   F G  C  F G

    C
The church bell rings

An old drunk sings
                       F  C    G
A young girl hocks her wedding ring
        C
Down on Rain Street

F G  C  F G

C
Down the alley the icewagon flew
                           F   C   G
Picked up a stiff that was turning blue
    C               F       C      G
The local kids were sniffin'   glue
      C                      F C  G
There aint much else for kids  to do
     C
Down 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

  C
I gave my love a goodnight kiss
                  F    C/E   G/D
I tried to take a late night p**s
        C                F      C/E  G/D
But the toilet moved so again I mis- sed
     C           F G
Down Rain Street

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    G     C          F     G      C
   That night Rain Street went on for 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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