Mike Peters - A New South Wales Acoustic Chords & Tabs

 

A New South Wales Acoustic Chords & Tabs

Mike Peters Chords & Tabs

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A New South Wales Acoustic Chords

   
THE CHORDS IN PARENTHENSES IS WHAT MIKE PLAYS. TUNING IS Eb.
OR YOU CAN PLAY IT IN STANDARD WITH THE OTHER CHORDS PROVIDED. 
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/m/mike_peters/a_new_south_wales_acoustic_crd.html ]
(Cm)                                           (Fm)
Bm                                             Em
Pit shaft wheels turn for the last time in the Rhondda tonight
   (Bb)                                        (G)
    A                                          F#
The Davey lamps that shone so brightly there's no more need for their light
(Cm)                                     (Fm)
Bm                                        Em
As the last piece of coal is cut from the belly of the black seamed hole
  (Bb)                         (G)
   A                            F#
A man walks home alone past a church full of mourning souls
(Fm)            (Bb)           (Eb)          (Eb/D)   (Cm) 
Em              A              D             D/C#      Bm
Throughout his lifetime he has fought he has given his life
(Fm)            (Bb)                (G)      (Gsus4)
Em               A                  F#       F#sus4
In tears the congregation sing come Rhondda Oh my Lord
                         
(G#)                    (Fm)
G                        Em
Great is the rape of the fair country
(C#)                (Eb)
C                    D
To Botany Bay for my Great Grandfathers
(G#)
G
Deportation sailed
(G#)                 (Fm)         (C#)         (Eb)                 (Fm)
G                     Em           C            D                   Em  
Great so great is the fair country great is the need for a new south Wales 

Bm                                                       Em 
The slag heap stares it blocks out the sky it keeps this Rhondda grey
        A                                       F#
The stale beer spills from angry drinkers their arguments do the same
    Bm                                                  Em
A choir voice cries it shatters the silence where's the future in this place
        A                         F#
The question hangs unanswered all eyes on a new born babe
Em           A                   D        D/C#     Bm                      
In another lifetime men fought hard men gave their lives
Em                                     A
For the charter that would save their sons
       F#     F#sus4
Come Rhondda Oh my Lord

Great, great change in the fair country
The future lies with our sons and daughters
South will meet with North
Say, say a prayer for the fair country
GREAT IS THE NEED FOR A NEW SOUTH WALES

Bm A  G
Oh, Oh Someone hear my prayer
Someone hear my prayer
Someone hear my prayer
Hear my prayer
Hear my prayer
Someone hear my prayer
For A NEW SOUTH WALES
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