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Sting guitar chords for Dead mans boots

Guitar chords with lyrics

Intro:
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Verse 1:
F chord diagramFF                        C chord diagramCC
You see these work boots in my hands, they’ll probably fit you now my son
Bb chord diagramBbBb         C chord diagramCC         Dm chord diagramDmDm        Gm chord diagramGmGm  Gm7 chord diagramGm7Gm7           C7 chord diagramC7C7
Take them, they’re a gift from me, why don’t you try them on?
F chord diagramFF                        C chord diagramCC
It would do your old man good to see you walking in these boots one day
Bb chord diagramBbBb            C chord diagramCC      Dm chord diagramDmDm       Gm chord diagramGmGm      C7 chord diagramC7C7   C chord diagramCC        F chord diagramFF
And take your place among the men who work upon the slipway
Chorus:
C chord diagramCC                   F chord diagramFF
These dead man’s boots, though they’re old and curled
Bb chord diagramBbBb                       F chord diagramFF
When a feller needs a job and a place in the world
Bb chord diagramBbBb                  C chord diagramCC      Dm chord diagramDmDm       Gm chord diagramGmGm (Let it ring)
And it’s time for a man to put down roots
C7 chord diagramC7C7                       C chord diagramCC
And walk to the river in his old man’s boots


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

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Verse 2:
F chord diagramFF                             C chord diagramCC
He said, "I’m nearly done and asking this, that you do one final thing for me
Bb chord diagramBbBb     C chord diagramCC     Dm chord diagramDmDm     Gm chord diagramGmGm        Gm7 chord diagramGm7Gm7                 C chord diagramCC
You’re barely but a sapling, and you think that you’re a tree
F chord diagramFF                             C chord diagramCC
If you need a seed to prosper, you must first put down some roots
Bb chord diagramBbBb       C chord diagramCC        Dm chord diagramDmDm   Gm chord diagramGmGm        C chord diagramCC          F chord diagramFF
Just one foot then the other in these dead man’s boots"

Chorus:
C chord diagramCC                  F chord diagramFF
These dead man’s boots know their way down the hill
Bb chord diagramBbBb                             F chord diagramFF
They could walk there themselves and they probably will
Bb chord diagramBbBb            C chord diagramCC        Dm chord diagramDmDm        Gm chord diagramGmGm
There’s a place for you there to sink your roots
C7 chord diagramC7C7                       C chord diagramCC
And take a walk to the river in his old man’s boots


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


Verse 3:
Bb chord diagramBbBb                       F chord diagramFF            Gm chord diagramGmGm             C chord diagramCC
I said, "Why in the hell would I do that? And why would I agree?"
Bb chord diagramBbBb       C chord diagramCC        Dm chord diagramDmDm    Gm chord diagramGmGm         Gm7 chord diagramGm7Gm7        C7 chord diagramC7C7
When his hand was all that I’d received, as far as I remember
Bb chord diagramBbBb                     F chord diagramFF           Gm chord diagramGmGm                      C chord diagramCC
It’s not as if he’d spoiled me with his kindness up to then you see
Bb chord diagramBbBb       C chord diagramCC           Dm chord diagramDmDm        Gm chord diagramGmGm           C chord diagramCC           F chord diagramFF
I’d a plan of me own and I’d quit this place when I came of age September


Chorus:
C chord diagramCC                  F chord diagramFF
These dead man’s boots know their way down the hill
Bb chord diagramBbBb                             F chord diagramFF
They could walk there themselves and they probably will
Bb chord diagramBbBb        C chord diagramCC            Dm chord diagramDmDm           Gm chord diagramGmGm
I’d plenty of choices, and plenty other routes
C7 chord diagramC7C7                            C chord diagramCC
And he’d never see me walking in these dead man’s boots


Mini Bridge:
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Verse 4:
(Variates a little from Verse 3)
Bb chord diagramBbBb                     F chord diagramFF          Gm chord diagramGmGm                       C chord diagramCC
What was it made him think I’d be happy ending up like him?
Bb chord diagramBbBb     C chord diagramCC       Dm chord diagramDmDm           Gm chord diagramGmGm         Gm7 chord diagramGm7Gm7                 C7 chord diagramC7C7
When he’d hardly got two half pennies left, or a broken pot to piss in
Bb chord diagramBbBb                            F chord diagramFF       Gm chord diagramGmGm             C chord diagramCC
He wanted this same thing for me, was that his final wish?
Bb chord diagramBbBb        C chord diagramCC            Dm chord diagramDmDm       Gm chord diagramGmGm   C chord diagramCC (Root note)
He said, "What the hell are you going to do?"
N.C
I said, "Anything but this!"


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


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