Malt & Barley Blues    (video)

 

    C - G - G7 - C (2x)

 

      C                                     G                  G7          C

1. Don't delay, leave today, get out now while you can,

      C                                          G                G7          C

    don't be daft, leave your half to the hard drinking man.

                         G                                       C                  - F - D7

    And if they start knocking, it's just the booze talking,

       G                                                C

    they've got the Malt and Barley Blues.

 

+  C - G - G7 - C (2x)

 

      C                                                   G                       G7        C

2. Take your chance while you can, we're behind you all the way,

     C                                                   G                           G7          C

    some are proud, some are loud, they don't heed to what they say.

                         G                                       C                   - F - D7

    It's just the booze talking, it's just the booze talking,

       G                                               C

    they've got the Malt and Barley Blues.

 

      F                          C                       D7                           G7

+  Someone tries to patronise you, when you don't know why,

                          C     A7         D                            G              C

    but you can stand up and look them right between the eyes.

 

                         G                                       C                   - F - D7

‘Cause it's the booze talking, it's just the booze talking,

   G                                               C

they've got the Malt and Barley Blues.         +  C - G - G7 - C (2x)

 

                    G                                       C                   - F - D7

It's just the booze talking, it's just the booze talking,

   G                                               C

they've got the Malt and Barley Blues.         +  repeat CHORUS

 

    (McGuinness Flint)