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Baggy Trousers by Madness

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...BAGGY TROUSERS... by Madness
--------------------...........

CAPO 3rd FRET

(Original Key: Chord diagramFF)

Intro:

Chord diagramAbAb Chord diagramG+G Chord diagramFF Chord diagramD MajorD (x2)

Verse 1:

Chord diagramD MajorD
 Naughty boys in nasty schools
   Chord diagramFF
Head-masters breaking all the rules
Chord diagramG+G
 Having fun and playing fools
Chord diagramAbAb        Chord diagramG+G    Chord diagramFF
 Smashing up the woodwork tools
Chord diagramD MajorD
 All the teachers in the pub
Chord diagramFF
 Passing 'round the ready-rub
Chord diagramG+G
 Trying not to think of when
  Chord diagramAbAb          Chord diagramG+G   Chord diagramFF
The lunch-time bell will ring a-gain.

Chorus 1:

Chord diagramG+G        Chord diagramG minorGm
 Oh what fun we had
   Chord diagramD MajorD       Chord diagramDmDm
But, did it really turn out bad
Chord diagramG+G        Chord diagramG minorGm
 All I learnt at school
  Chord diagramA augmentedA      Chord diagramAbAb Chord diagramA augmentedA
Was how to bend not break the rules
Chord diagramG+G        Chord diagramG minorGm
 Oh what fun we had
  Chord diagramD MajorD       Chord diagramDmDm
But at the time it seemed so bad
Chord diagramG+G         Chord diagramG minorGm
 Trying different ways
  Chord diagramA augmentedA         Chord diagramAbAb
To make a difference to

Verse 2:

Chord diagramG+G  Chord diagramFF  Chord diagramD MajorD
 The Head-master's had enough to-day
Chord diagramFF
 All the kids have gone away
Chord diagramG+G
 Gone to fight with next-door's school
Chord diagramAbAb        Chord diagramG+G   Chord diagramFF
 Every term, that is the rule
Chord diagramD MajorD
 Sits alone and bends his cane
Chord diagramFF
 Same old backsides again
Chord diagramG+G
 All the small ones tell tall tales
Chord diagramAbAb        Chord diagramG+G     Chord diagramFF
 Walking home and squashing snails.

Chorus 2:

Chord diagramG+G        Chord diagramG minorGm
 Oh what fun we had
   Chord diagramD MajorD       Chord diagramDmDm
But, did it really turn out bad
Chord diagramG+G        Chord diagramG minorGm
 All I learnt at school
  Chord diagramA augmentedA      Chord diagramAbAb Chord diagramA augmentedA
Was how to bend not break the rules
Chord diagramG+G        Chord diagramG minorGm
 Oh what fun we had
  Chord diagramD MajorD       Chord diagramDmDm
But at the time it seemed so bad
Chord diagramG+G        Chord diagramG minorGm
Trying different ways
  Chord diagramA augmentedA          Chord diagramE MajorE  Chord diagramB minorBm
To make a difference to the days

Instrumental:

Chord diagramB minorBm Chord diagramC# minorC#m Chord diagramB minorBm Chord diagramAbmAbm (x7)
Chord diagramB minorBm Chord diagramAbAb Chord diagramG+G Chord diagramF#F# Chord diagramFF

Verse 3:

Chord diagramD MajorD
 Lots of girls and lots of boys
Chord diagramFF
 Lots of smells and lots of noise
Chord diagramG+G
 Playing football in the park
Chord diagramAbAb         Chord diagramG+G   Chord diagramFF
 Kicking Pushbikes after dark
Chord diagramD MajorD
 Baggy trousers, dirty shirt
Chord diagramFF
 Pulling hair and eating dirt
Chord diagramG+G
 Teacher comes to break it up
Chord diagramAbAb            Chord diagramG+G    Chord diagramFF
 Back of the 'ead with a plastic cup.

Chorus 3:

Chord diagramG+G        Chord diagramG minorGm
 Oh what fun we had
   Chord diagramD MajorD       Chord diagramDmDm
But, did it really turn out bad
Chord diagramG+G        Chord diagramG minorGm
 All I learnt at school
  Chord diagramA augmentedA      Chord diagramAbAb Chord diagramA augmentedA
Was how to bend not break the rules
Chord diagramG+G        Chord diagramG minorGm
 Oh what fun we had
Chord diagramD MajorD         Chord diagramDmDm
But at the time it seemed so bad
Chord diagramG+G        Chord diagramG minorGm
Trying different ways
  Chord diagramA augmentedA          Chord diagramE MajorE  Chord diagramB minorBm
To make a difference to the days

Instrumental:

Chord diagramB minorBm Chord diagramC# minorC#m Chord diagramB minorBm Chord diagramAbmAbm (x7)
Chord diagramB minorBm Chord diagramAbAb Chord diagramG+G Chord diagramF#F# Chord diagramFF

Coda:

Chord diagramD MajorD        Chord diagramFF        Chord diagramG+G        Chord diagramAbAb Chord diagramG+G Chord diagramF#F# Chord diagramFF
 Baggy trousers, baggy trousers, baggy trousers
Chord diagramD MajorD        Chord diagramFF        Chord diagramG+G        Chord diagramAbAb Chord diagramG+G Chord diagramF#F# Chord diagramFF
 Baggy trousers, baggy trousers, baggy trousers

(Repeat to Fade)


CHORD DIAGRAMS:
---------------

  Chord diagramAbAb   Chord diagramG+G    Chord diagramFF    Chord diagramD MajorD    Chord diagramG minorGm   Chord diagramDmDm    Chord diagramA augmentedA   Chord diagramB minorBm

 EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE
 466544 320003 133211 xx0232 3x033x xx0231 x02220 x24432

  Chord diagramF#F#   Chord diagramC# minorC#m   Chord diagramAbmAbm

 EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE
 244222 x46654 466444


Tabbed by Joel from cLuMsY, Bristol, England, 2005 ([email protected])

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