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Intro:
| F   C   | F   Bb  | Bb  F   | C       |   -x2-
| C       | Em      | F       | C   G   |   -x2-


C                Em
Poor old Johnny Ray
        F                          C                 G
Sounded sad upon the radio moved a million hearts in mono
C
 Our mothers cried
F           F                 C        G
Sang along, who'd blame them
C                               Em
You're grown -you're grown up-, so grown -so grown up-**
F                             C        G
Now I must say more than ever            -come on Eileen-
C           Em            F
Toora-loora-toora-loo-rye-aye
           C                  G
and we can sing just like our fathers

Interlude: | G C G C | G C G C | G G G G G| 

D                    Gbm
Come on Eileen oh, I swear -well he means-
        Em              G      A
at this moment you mean everything
     D                     Gbm
With you in that dress, my thoughts -I confess-
         Em             G     A
verge on dirty, Ah come on Eileen

Interlude:
| A       | A       | 
| C       | Em      | F       | C   G   | 


C                  Em
These people round here
            F
wear beaten-down eyes sunk in smoke-dried faces,
      C                    G
so resigned to what their fate is
    C                    Em
but not us -no never- no not us -no never-
F                                C       G
we are far too young and clever             remember
C           Em            F
Toora-loora-toora-loo-rye-aye
            C                 G
Eileen I'll hum this tune for ever

Interlude: | G C G C | G C G C | G G G G G| 

D                    Gbm
Come on Eileen, oh I swear -well he means-
        Em                G     A
Ah come on let's take off everything
     D                   Gbm
That pretty red dress, Eileen -tell him yes-
        Em                G    A
Ah come on let's, ah come on Eileen
     D                   Gbm
That pretty red dress, Eileen -tell him yes-
        Em                G     A
Ah come on let's, ah come on Eileen
D
Please...


D                            Gbm
 -Come on Eileen too-loo rye-aye come on-


                    G                                      D      A
-Eileen too-loo rye-aye  toora    toora-too-loora-
                    
Now you have grown, now you have shown, oh Eileen
D                                                Gbm
Come on Eileen, these things they are real and I know
                   G
how you feel       Now I must say more than ever
D                       A
 things round here have changed
D             Gbm            G           D     A
Too-ra loo-ra too-ra loo-rye-aye
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3 Comments

  1. CarleighUkulele

    Does anyone else think that the gbm sounds wrong?

  2. Karma is key

    Lovely

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