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Professional Pirate Chords & Tabs

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Professional Pirate Chords

   
Intro
Em D   Em
Em D/F# G
G       D
C  D Em D/F# G          

Verse

G                                                D
When I was just a lad looking for my true vocation 
B                 G                    F#m       D
My father said "Now son, this choice deserves deliberation 
B                    Em                  D            G
Though you could be a doctor or perhaps a financier 
C                G               D           G      B
My boy why not consider a more challenging career" 

Chorus

Em D Em
Hey ho ho 
         Em       D/F#      G
You'll cruise to foreign shores 
G                             D
And you'll keep your mind and body sound 
   C        D    G
By working out of doors 
A    Am                                Em
True friendship and adventure are what we can't live without 
Em  Am   Bm       C          
And when you're a professional pirate 
        D               G     B
That's what the job's about 

Em      

Verse
D/F# G                                          D
Now take Sir Francis Drake, the Spanish all despise him 
B            G                 F#m         D
But to the British he's a hero and they idolize him 
B                   Em               D         G
It's how you look at buccaneers that makes them bad or good 
C               G             D      G         B
And I see us as members of a noble brotherhood 
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Chrous
Em  D Em
Hey ho ho 
Em     D/F#    G
We're honorable men 
G                      D               C       D         G
And before we lose our tempers we will always count to ten 
Am                               Em
On occasion there may be someone you have to execute 
Em  Am   Bm       C  
But when you're a professional pirate 
D                        G              B
You don't have to wear a suit..... what? 

Em

Bridge
Em
I could have been a surgeon 
Esus4           Em
I like taking things apart 
Em
Bad Polly: I could have been a lawyer 
Am
But I just had too much heart
G                    Am
I could have been in politics 
Bm                           C
Cause I've always been a big spender 
G
And me...
D                     Am       Em  B
I could have been a contender

Em

Verse
G                                         D
Some say that pirates steal and should be feared and hated 
B                    G               F#m          D
I say we're victims of bad press it's all exaggerated 
B                         Em           D            G
We'd never stab you in the back, we'd never lie or cheat 
C                     G                D              G       B
We're just about the nicest guys you'd ever want to meet 


(Long John's speech)
Em D Em
Em D/F# G
G  D  C  G 
Am      Em 
Em  Am  Bm  C        
D  G   B


Em D Em
Hey ho ho 
     Em   D/F#    G
It's one for all for one 
           G               D                  C              G
And we'll share and share alike with you and love you like a son 
A     Am                                   Em
We're gentlemen of fortune and that's what we're proud to be 
Em   Am     Bm    C
And when your a professional pirate 


Coda
D
You'll be honest brave and free 
D
The soul of decency 
G
You'll be loyal and fair and on the square 
C
And most importantly 
Em   Am     Bm    C
When you're a professional pirate 
D       C                G
You're always in the best of company 
D  G
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