It's A Long Way Home To Donegal Uke tab by Larrikin Love

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Intro
G chordG, Bm chordBm, C chordC, D chordD, G chordG, D chordD


Verse 1
G chordG
I'll follow their father wherever you go,
Bm chordBm C chordC
I know that I'll snow, we can bestow together,
D chordD G chordG D chordD
With a drink in our chest we'll be strong, we'll be strong


Verse 2
G chordG
While I love you dear mother, now, don't you frown,
Bm chordBm
I'll be back some day without the grey skies,
C chordC D chordD G chordG D chordD
We'll have supper, together again, we'll have supper, once again


Chorus
G chordG D chordD
It's a long way home
C chordC D chordD G chordG D chordD
It's a long way home to Donegal


Verse 3
G chordG
so farewell my beauty, my sweet young girl,
Bm chordBm
i'll see you again, I'll marry you as well,
C chordC D chordD G chordG D chordD
we'll make love, have sweet children, and make love, once again


Verse 4
G chordG
Then December the 12th, a letter it came,
Bm chordBm C chordC
It re-sung your young love, was laid by a fever last night,
D chordD G chordG D chordD
Oh no, I never saw, Oh, again


Chorus x 2


Instrumental
G chordG, Bm chordBm, C chordC, D chordD, G chordG, D chordD X2


Verse 5
G chordG
Oh say so my brother, wherever we roam,
Bm chordBm
I love you like the places we go,
C chordC D chordD G chordG D chordD
and our friends smoke cigarettes, and they're friends, best of friends

Verse 6
G chordG
Oh there's no Irish blood, in our English years,
Bm chordBm
we fight with our fists and swallow our fears,
C chordC D chordD G chordG D chordD
and be strong, with a drink in our chest we'll be strong, we'll be strong


Chorus x2


False End
G chordG


End Instrumental
(D chordD, G chordG, D chordD, A chordA
D chordD, G chordG, D chordD, A chordA, D chordD) x6

(1st time just banjo, then 4x all, 6th time fade out)

 

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