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Kate Kelly

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            Intro:  CmSus2   Cm   CmSus2   Cm 
 
 
                    Cm 
So you just keep on drinking 
                Bb 
And you try to forget 
Cm                                               Bb 
How they strung up Joe Byrne from the jailhouse door 
Eb             Bb 
   Like a marionette 
 
 
                    Cm 
He was dead for two days 
                     Bb 
and I'll tell you no lies 
Cm                                            Bb 
With the press still around him, making their money 
         Eb                           G 
Shooting postcards of him through the flies 
 
 
 
           Cm    Eb 
Close your eyes, Kate 
Dm                    G 
and I'll sing you to sleep 
           Cm    Eb 
Close your eyes, Kate 
Dm                   G 
Your dreams will be sweet 
     Cm           F 
Kate Kelly, Kate Kelly 
Ab   Bb 
I'm going to sing you to sleep 
 
 
                     Cm 
Ned rose up from the mist 
                 Bb 
A man made of iron 
Cm                                  Bb 
Fighting his way to the smouldering inn 
      Eb                         Bb 
Where Joe, and his brother, were dying 
 
 
                          Cm 
They had to shoot out his legs, Kate 
                   Bb 
But if you could sleep 
Cm                                     Bb 
You could forget that they cut off his head 
        Eb                G 
For the warden's own paperweight 
 
 
 
           Cm    Eb 
Close your eyes, Kate 
Dm                    G 
and I'll sing you to sleep 
           Cm    Eb 
Close your eyes, Kate 
Dm                   G 
Your dreams will be sweet 
Ab         Eb 
Don't wait around here 
         Dm           G 
May your soul rest in peace 
     Cm           F 
Kate Kelly, Kate Kelly 
Ab   Bb 
I'm going to sing you to sleep 
 
 
 
               Cm 
And now you do horse tricks 
               Bb 
In a wild west show 
Cm                                  Bb 
Sharpshooting Kate, the last of the Kellys 
        Eb           Bb 
Now the queen of the rodeo 
 
 
             Cm 
Was Joe your lover? 
                     Bb 
Did he send you some word? 
Cm                                           Bb 
A friend to your brothers all the way to the end 
         Eb                           G 
Where as brothers-in-arms they would fall 
 
 
           Cm    Eb 
Close your eyes, Kate 
Dm                    G 
and I'll sing you to sleep 
           Cm    Eb 
Close your eyes, Kate 
Dm                   G 
Your dreams will be sweet 
     Cm           F 
Kate Kelly, Kate Kelly 
Ab   Bb 
I'm going to sing you to sleep 
     Cm           F 
Kate Kelly, Kate Kelly 
Ab   Bb 
I'm going to sing you to sleep 
 
 
                    Cm 
So you just keep on drinking 
                Bb 
And you try to forget 
Cm                                               Bb 
How they strung up Joe Byrne from the jailhouse door 
Eb             Bb      Cm... 
   Like a marionette    

Added On December 16th, 2013

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