Charlie Boy Chords & Lyrics Artist:

Chords (click graphic to learn to play)

G chord C chord Em chord D chord
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How To Play

INTRO
 
G    G    C    G    C   Em   D    C   G
 
e|------------7----10-12-12-10-7----12-10-7-10-(8)-7---------|
B|----8-8-10-------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|
 
 
VERSE 1
 
G                  C      G      C  Em  D    C      G
Charlie boy, don't go to war, first born in forty-four
G            C      G      C  Em  D    C      G
Kennedy made him believe we could do much more
 
 
CHORUS
 
G       Em       C        G
Oooh-Oh-Oooh-Oh-Oooh-Oh-ooooh
G       Em       C        G
Oooh-Oh-Oooh-Oh-Oooh-Oh-ooooh
 
 
VERSE 2
 
G                C       G      C     Em     D        C      G
Lillian, don't hang your head, love should make you feel good
    G             C      G       C   Em   D   C    G
In uniform you raised a man, who vol-un-teered to stand
 
 
CHORUS
 
G       Em       C        G
Oooh-Oh-Oooh-Oh-Oooh-Oh-ooooh
G       Em       C        G
Oooh-Oh-Oooh-Oh-Oooh-Oh-ooooh
 
 
BRIDGE
 
C         Em     G          D
Play the bugle, play the taps and
C         Em      G
Make your mothers proud
C          Em    G        D
Raise your rifles to the sky boys
C         Em     G
Fire that volley loud
 
 
VERSE 3
 
G                C     G        C    Em    D    C   G
News was bad on Upland Ave, metuchen and mourn our loss
G                      C     G            C   Em     D    C    G
Sons rebelled, while fathers yelled, and moth-ers clutched the cross
 
 
CHORUS
 
G       Em       C        G
Oooh-Oh-Oooh-Oh-Oooh-Oh-ooooh
G       Em       C        G
Oooh-Oh-Oooh-Oh-Oooh-Oh-ooooh
 
 
OUTRO
 
C         Em     G          D
Play the bugle, play the taps and
C         Em      G
Make your fathers proud
C          Em    G        D
Raise your rifles to the sky boys
C         Em     G
Fire that volley loud

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