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Sting guitar chords for Dead mans boots

Guitar chords with lyrics

Intro:
|  A chord diagramFF  |  A chord diagramC majorC  |  %  |  %  | x2


Verse 1:
A chord diagramFF                        A chord diagramC majorC
You see these work boots in my hands, they’ll probably fit you now my son
A chord diagramBb majorBb         A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramDmDm        A chord diagramG minorGm  A chord diagramGm7Gm7           A chord diagramC7C7
Take them, they’re a gift from me, why don’t you try them on?
A chord diagramFF                        A chord diagramC majorC
It would do your old man good to see you walking in these boots one day
A chord diagramBb majorBb            A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramDmDm       A chord diagramG minorGm      A chord diagramC7C7   A chord diagramC majorC        A chord diagramFF
And take your place among the men who work upon the slipway
Chorus:
      A chord diagramC majorC                   A chord diagramFF
These dead man’s boots, though they’re old and curled
       A chord diagramBb majorBb                       A chord diagramFF
When a feller needs a job and a place in the world
A chord diagramBb majorBb                  A chord diagramC majorC      A chord diagramDmDm       A chord diagramG minorGm (Let it ring)
And it’s time for a man to put down roots
    A chord diagramC7C7                       A chord diagramC majorC
And walk to the river in his old man’s boots


Intro Half:
(Do this once, instead of twice like you do at first)

|  A chord diagramFF  |  A chord diagramC majorC  |  %  |  %  |


Verse 2:
A chord diagramFF                             A chord diagramC majorC
He said, "I’m nearly done and asking this, that you do one final thing for me
       A chord diagramBb majorBb     A chord diagramC majorC     A chord diagramDmDm     A chord diagramG minorGm        A chord diagramGm7Gm7                 A chord diagramC majorC
You’re barely but a sapling, and you think that you’re a tree
A chord diagramFF                             A chord diagramC majorC
If you need a seed to prosper, you must first put down some roots
     A chord diagramBb majorBb       A chord diagramC majorC        A chord diagramDmDm   A chord diagramG minorGm        A chord diagramC majorC          A chord diagramFF
Just one foot then the other in these dead man’s boots"

Chorus:
      A chord diagramC majorC                  A chord diagramFF
These dead man’s boots know their way down the hill
           A chord diagramBb majorBb                             A chord diagramFF
They could walk there themselves and they probably will
          A chord diagramBb majorBb            A chord diagramC majorC        A chord diagramDmDm        A chord diagramG minorGm
There’s a place for you there to sink your roots
           A chord diagramC7C7                       A chord diagramC majorC
And take a walk to the river in his old man’s boots


Mini Bridge:
|  A chord diagramFF  |  A chord diagramD#D#  |


Verse 3:
        A chord diagramBb majorBb                       A chord diagramFF            A chord diagramG minorGm             A chord diagramC majorC
I said, "Why in the hell would I do that? And why would I agree?"
         A chord diagramBb majorBb       A chord diagramC majorC        A chord diagramDmDm    A chord diagramG minorGm         A chord diagramGm7Gm7        A chord diagramC7C7
When his hand was all that I’d received, as far as I remember
     A chord diagramBb majorBb                     A chord diagramFF           A chord diagramG minorGm                      A chord diagramC majorC
It’s not as if he’d spoiled me with his kindness up to then you see
        A chord diagramBb majorBb       A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramDmDm        A chord diagramG minorGm           A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramFF
I’d a plan of me own and I’d quit this place when I came of age September


Chorus:
      A chord diagramC majorC                  A chord diagramFF
These dead man’s boots know their way down the hill
           A chord diagramBb majorBb                             A chord diagramFF
They could walk there themselves and they probably will
    A chord diagramBb majorBb        A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramDmDm           A chord diagramG minorGm
I’d plenty of choices, and plenty other routes
         A chord diagramC7C7                            A chord diagramC majorC
And he’d never see me walking in these dead man’s boots


Mini Bridge:
|  A chord diagramFF  |  A chord diagramD#D#  |


Verse 4:
(Variates a little from Verse 3)
A chord diagramBb majorBb                     A chord diagramFF          A chord diagramG minorGm                       A chord diagramC majorC
What was it made him think I’d be happy ending up like him?
          A chord diagramBb majorBb     A chord diagramC majorC       A chord diagramDmDm           A chord diagramG minorGm         A chord diagramGm7Gm7                 A chord diagramC7C7
When he’d hardly got two half pennies left, or a broken pot to piss in
A chord diagramBb majorBb                            A chord diagramFF       A chord diagramG minorGm             A chord diagramC majorC
He wanted this same thing for me, was that his final wish?
         A chord diagramBb majorBb        A chord diagramC majorC            A chord diagramDmDm       A chord diagramG minorGm   A chord diagramC majorC (Root note)
He said, "What the hell are you going to do?"
N.C
I said, "Anything but this!"


 A chord diagramFF (Listen to the song to know where to play it)


Outro:
      A chord diagramC majorC                           A chord diagramFF
These dead man’s boots know their way down the hill
         A chord diagramBb majorBb                             A chord diagramFF
They can walk there themselves and they most likely will
         A chord diagramBb majorBb                             A chord diagramFF
But they won’t walk with me because I’m off the other way
     A chord diagramBb majorBb                              A chord diagramFF
I’ve had it up to here, I’m going to have my say
     A chord diagramBb majorBb                          A chord diagramFF
When all you’ve got left is that cross on the wall
       A chord diagramBb majorBb                       A chord diagramFF
I want nothing from you, I want nothing at all
      A chord diagramG minorGm                                A chord diagramFF
Not a pension nor a pittance, when your whole life is through
    A chord diagramBb majorBb                          A chord diagramC majorC
Get this through your head, I’m nothing like you
    A chord diagramBb majorBb                                    A chord diagramBb majorBb             A chord diagramG minorGm (Let Ring)
I’m done with all the arguments, there’ll be no more dispute
              A chord diagramC majorC                             A chord diagramG#G#   A chord diagramG minorGm    A chord diagramFF (Rings until finishes)
  And you’ll die before you see me in your dead man’s boots

Dead Mans Boots chords

Sting guitar chords for Dead mans boots "Dead Man's Boots" is a song written by Sting. He included "Dead Man's Boots" on his "The Last Ship" album from 2013.

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