Ralph Steadman Tabs

Little Boy Billee

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            Ralph Steadman - Little Boy Billee
Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs, and Chanteys (2006)
Original in C
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                 C              G
There were three men of Bristol city
                 G              C
There were three men of Bristol city
             C                F
They stole a ship and went to sea
             G                C
They stole a ship and went to sea


                  C                 G
There was Gorgin' Jack and Guzzlin' Jimmy
                  G                 C
There was Gorging Jack and Guzzlin' Jimmy
         C             F
And also Little Boy Billee
         G             C
And also Little Boy Billee


             C                G
They stole a tin of captain's biscuits
             G                C
They stole a tin of captain's biscuits
              C             F
And one large bottle of whiskey
              G             C
And one large bottle of whiskey


              C                   G
But when they reached the broad Atlantic
              G                   C
But when they reached the broad Atlantic
                 C                  F
They had nothing left but one split pea
                 G                  C
They had nothing left but one split pea


             C                G
Said Gorging Jack to Guzzling Jimmy
             G                C
Said Gorging Jack to Guzzling Jimmy
                 C                       F
We've nothing to eat so I'm going to eat thee
                 G                       C
We've nothing to eat so I'm going to eat thee


              C                  G
Said Guzzling Jimmy, I'm old and toughish
              G                  C
Said Guzzling Jimmy, I'm old and toughish
            C             F
So lets eat Little Boy Billee
            G             C
So lets eat Little Boy Billee


              C                            G
Oh Little Boy Billee, we're gonna kill and eat ya
              G                            C
Oh Little Boy Billee, we're gonna kill and eat ya
                C                        F
So undo the top button of your little chemie
                G                        C
So undo the top button of your little chemie


         C          G
Oh may I say my catechism
         G          C
Oh may I say my catechism
             C                F
That my dear mother taught to me
             G                C
That my dear mother taught to me


              C               G
He climbed up to the main top gallon
              G               C
He climbed up to the main top gallon
             C             F
And there he fell upon his knee
             G             C
And there he fell upon his knee


            C                       G
But when he reached the eleventh commandment
            G                       C
But when he reached the eleventh commandment
             C             F
He cried, yo ho, Holland I see
             G             C
He cried, yo ho, Holland I see


        C               G
I see Jerusalem and Madagascar
        G               C
I see Jerusalem and Madagascar
              C          F
And North and South Americie
              G          C
And North and South Americie


          C                G
I see the British fleet at anchor
          G                C
I see the British fleet at anchor
                C         F
And our Admiral Nelson, KCB
                G         C
And our Admiral Nelson, KCB


                  C                 G
They hung Gorgin' Jack and Guzzlin' Jimmy
                  G                 C
They hung Gorgin' Jack and Guzzlin' Jimmy
                 C                        F
But they made an admiral of Little Boy Billee
             G                    C
They made an admiral of Little Billee    

Added On September 13th, 2015

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