Paul Kelly - How To Make Gravy Chords & Tabs


How To Make Gravy Chords & Tabs

Paul Kelly Chords & Tabs

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How To Make Gravy Chords

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      E         F           G                   F
Hello Dan, it's Joe here, I hope you're keeping well
  E                 F       G                                F
It's the 21st of December, and now they're ringing the last bell
   A             B       A                        B
If I get good behaviour, I'll be out of here by July
E                           F              G           F
Won't you kiss my kids on Christmas Day, please don't let 'em cry for 
E       F     G     F     E    F     G     F

E                                           F          G
I guess the brothers are driving down from Queensland and Stella's 
flying in from the coast
E                                    F                     G
They say it's gonna be a hundred degrees, even more maybe, but that 
won't stop the roast
A                      B        A                         B
Who's gonna make the gravy now? I bet it won't taste the same
E                       F                                   G
Just add flour, salt, a little red wine and don't forget a dollop of 
tomato sauce for sweetness and that extra tang

                    E                       F
And give my love to Angus and to Frank and Dolly, 
                   G                 F
Tell 'em all I'm sorry I screwed up this time.
                E                     F                       
And look after Rita, I'll be thinking of her 
                  G              F       E     F     G     F
early Christmas morning When I stand in line 

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E                        F            G                   F
I hear Mary's got a new boyfriend, I hope he can hold his own
E                              F
Do you remember the last one? What was his name again?
G                           F
(Just a little too much cologne)
A                        B
And Roger, you know I'm even gonna miss Roger
                A                          B
'Cause there's sure as hell no one in here I want to fight
                    E                     F                        
Oh praise the Baby Jesus, have a Merry Christmas, 
                  G                 F
I'm really gonna miss it, all the treasure and the trash

                 E                     F
And later in the evening, I can just imagine, 
                      G                          F
You'll put on Junior Murvin and push the tables back
                       E                       F                    G
And you'll dance with Rita, I know you really like her, Just don't hold 
her too close, oh brother please don't stab me in the back

                  E                               F
I didn't mean to say that, it's just my mind it plays up,
                  G                 F
Multiplies each matter, turns imagination into fact
                     E                       F
You know I love her badly, she's the one to save me,
                     G                F         E     F     G     F
I'm gonna make some gravy, I'm gonna taste the fat

                   E                      F                       G
Tell her that I'm sorry, yeah I love her badly, tell 'em all I'm sorry,
And kiss the sleepy children for me
                  E                         F
You know one of these days, I'll be making gravy,
                 G                F           E     F    G     F (cont.)
I'll be making plenty, I'm gonna pay 'em all back.