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From: [email protected] (PERRETT,Andrew)

Rain Street The Pogues S.MacGowen

Fast.

Intro C F G C F G C F G

C
The church bell rings

An old drunk sings
F C G
A young girl hocks her wedding ring
C
Down on Rain Street

F G C F G

C
Down the alley the icewagon flew
F C G
Picked up a stiff that was turning blue
C F C G
The local kids were sniffin' glue
C F C G
There aint much else for kids to do
C
Down Rain Street

Verse 3
Father McGreer buys an ice cold beer
And a short for Father Loyola
Father Joe's got the clap again
He's drinking Coca-Cola
Down on Rain Street

Bless me Father I have sinned
I got pissed and I got pinned
And God can't help the shape I'm in
Down on Rain Street

Verse 5
There's a Tesco on the sacred ground
Where I pulled her knickers down
While Judas took his measly price
And St Anthony gazed in awe at Christ
Down on Rain Street

A# F C

C
I gave my love a goodnight kiss
F C/E G/D
I tried to take a late night piss
C F C/E G/D
But the toilet moved so again I mis- sed
C F G
Down Rain Street

Verse 7
I sat on the floor and watched TV
Thanking Christ for the BBC
A stupid fucking place to be
Down Rain Street

Verse 8
I took my Eileen by the hand
Walk with me was her command
I dreamt we were walking on the strand
Down Rain Street

C F G C F G C
That night Rain Street went on for miles / repeat & fade
F G C F C F G / C F G
That night on Rain Street somebody smiled (Rain Street)

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