Chords for "Mr. Churchill Says"

Date: 19 Jun 96 16:14:35 EDT

Mr Churchill says...
Lyrics Written by Ray Davies
Publisher Hill & Range Song BMI

         G                   D                                
Well Mr. Churchill says, Mr. Churchill says
         G                Em            C    G    D7                   
We gotta fight the bloody battle to the very end
    G                         D                               
Mr. Beaverbrook says we gotta save our tin
And all the garden gates
    Em                   C       G                              
And empty cans are gonna make us win

G                   D7  
We shall defend our island
       C               G                                      
On the land and on the sea
         G                 D7                                  
We shall fight them on the beaches
       C                G                                     
On the hills and in the fields
         C                 G                                  
We shall fight them in the streets

G                         D                C                 G    
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed to so few
               G                  D                           
'Cos they have made our British Empire
         C                 G                                  
A better place for me and you
    C                     G                                   
And this was their finest hour

Well Mr. Montgomery says
And Mr. Mountbatten says
         G                Em            C    G                   
We gotta fight the bloody battle to the very end

As Vera Lynn would say
We'll meet again someday
            G          Em             C        G                 
But all the sacrifices we must make before the end

[Air Raid Siren: then aggressively-  G Bb C  G Bb C

        G         Bb           C        G  Bb  C                        
Did you hear that plane flying overhead
          G                         Bb      C     D
There's a house an fire and there's someone lying dead
We gotta clean up the streets
And get me back on my feet
                     D7   G  Bb  C   G  Bb  C   
Because we wanna be free
G                       Bb      C   G  Bb  C
Do your worst and we'll do our best
            G                    Bb   C    D
We're gonna win the way that Mr. Churchill says

[I lose the chords here! The song flies into an elaborate solo (Wow!) and then
goes into a proto-rap: G  Bb  C is an adequate progression under the rap and
solo, but the chords aren't right]

Oh! oh! oh! oh! oh! oh! Well Mr. Churchill says

We gotta hold up our chins

We gotta show some courage and some discipline

We gotta black up the windows and nail up the doors

And keep right on till the end of the war

From: Don Davis Date: May 28, 2007 Chords for Mr. Churchill Says are: G D G D/F# Em Em/D C A7 G D G D/F# Em Em/D C G G D C G G D C B7 C G 2X after siren Gm Bb C Bb 3X with vocal Bb F Eb repeating solo uses G harmonic minor scale opening riff D Eb D C D Eb G F# Eb D Eb D
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