Guns And Ships Uke tab by Lin-Manuel Miranda

8 Chords used in the song: Bm,F#,G,D,Bbdim,G7,Em,F#7

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[BURR]
Bm Bm F# F#
How does a ragtag volunteer army in need of a shower
Somehow defeat a global superpower?
G G
How do we emerge victorious from the quagmire?
D D Bbdim Bbdim
Leave the battlefield waving Betsy Ross’ flag higher?
Bm Bm
Yo. Turns out we have a secret weapon!
F# F#
An immigrant you know and love who’s unafraid to step in!
G G
He’s constantly confusin’, confoundin’ the British henchmen
D D Bbdim Bbdim
Ev’ryone give it up for America’s favorite fighting Frenchman!

[COMPANY]
Bm Bm
Lafayette!

[LAFAYETTE]
I’m takin this horse by the reins makin’
Redcoats redder with bloodstains

[COMPANY]
F# F#
Lafayette!

[LAFAYETTE]
And I’m never gonna stop until I make ‘em
Drop and burn ‘em up and scatter their remains, I’m

[COMPANY]
G G
Lafayette!

[LAFAYETTE]
Watch me engagin’ em! Escapin’ em!
Enragin’ em! I’m—

[COMPANY]
D D
Lafayette!

[LAFAYETTE]
I go to France for more funds

[COMPANY]
Bbdim Bbdim
Lafayette!

[LAFAYETTE]
I come back with more

[LAFAYETTE AND ENSEMBLE]
Bm Bm
Guns
And ships
And so the balance shifts

[WASHINGTON]
F# F#
We rendezvous with Rochambeau, consolidate their gifts

[LAFAYETTE]
G G
We can end this war at Yorktown, cut them off at sea, but
D D Bbdim Bbdim
For this to succeed, there is someone else we need:

[WASHINGTON]
I know

[WASHINGTON AND COMPANY]
Bm Bm
Hamilton!

[LAFAYETTE]
Sir, he knows what to do in a trench
Ingenuitive and fluent in French, I mean—

[WASHINGTON AND COMPANY]
F# F#
Hamilton!

[LAFAYETTE]
Sir, you’re gonna have to use him eventually
What’s he gonna do on the bench? I mean—

[WASHINGTON AND COMPANY]
G G
Hamilton!

[LAFAYETTE]
No one has more resilience
Or matches my practical tactical brilliance—

[WASHINGTON AND COMPANY]
D D
Hamilton!

[LAFAYETTE]
You wanna fight for your land back?

[COMPANY]
Bbdim Bbdim
Hamilton!

[WASHINGTON]
I need my right hand man back!

[WOMEN]
Hamilton!

[LAFAYETTE]
Bm Bm
Ah! Uh, get ya right hand man back
F# F#
You know you gotta get ya right hand man back
G G
I mean you gotta put some thought into the letter
D D
but the sooner the better
Bbdim Bbdim
To get your right hand man back!

[Ensemble]
Hamilton, Hamilton!
Ha— ha—!

[WASHINGTON]
Bm Bm
Alexander Hamilton
G7 G7
Troops are waiting in the field for you
Em Em D D F# F#
If you join us right now, together we can turn the tide
Bm Bm
Oh, Alexander Hamilton
G7 G7
I have soldiers that will yield for you
Em Em
If we manage to get this right
D D Em Em
They’ll surrender by early light
Bm Bm G G D D F#7 F#7 G7 G7
The world will never be the same, Alexander…

 

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flufficorn avatar
Honestly i think Bbdim should be F#
20 Oct 2018
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