CHORDS: Derina Harvey Band – The Last Shanty Chords on Piano & Ukulele

This is the chords of The Last Shanty by Derina Harvey Band on Piano, Ukulele, Guitar and Keyboard.
[Verse 1] 
         C                 
Well, me father often told 
        C
me when I was just a lad:
  C                          
a sailor's life is very hard, 
     G
the food is always bad.
     C                   
But, now I've joined the 
           C
Navy, I'm aboard a man-o-war,
    C                      
and now I've found a sailor 
         Am*    G* C
ain't a sailor anymore.

[Chorus] 
      C                 
Don't haul on the rope, 
      C
don't climb up the mast,
C            Am          
if you see a sailing ship 
    D7            G7
it might be your last.
     C                     
Just get your civvies ready 
      C
for another run-ashore,
  C              Am      
a sailor ain't a sailor, 
        F      G  C
ain't a sailor anymore.

[Interlude]
C         C
C    Am   F G  C

[Verse 2]
          C                   
Well, the killick of our mess, 
    C
he says we had it soft,
   C                       
it wasn't like that in his 
         G
day when we were up aloft.
   C                          
We like our bunks and sleeping 
          C
bags but what's a hammock for?
C                          
Swinging from the deckhead, 
    Am G          C
or lying on the floor?

[Chorus]
      C                 
Don't haul on the rope, 
      C
don't climb up the mast,
C            Am          
if you see a sailing ship 
    D7            G7
it might be your last.
     C                     
Just get your civvies ready 
      C
for another run-ashore,
  C              Am      
a sailor ain't a sailor, 
        F      G  C
ain't a sailor anymore.

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[Interlude]
C         C
C    Am   F G  C

[Verse 3]
     C                     
They gave us an engine that 
 C
first went up and down,
C                        
then with more technology 
     G
the engine went around.
   C                         
We know our steam and diesels 
     C
but what's a mainyard for?
  C                         
A stoker ain't a stoker with 
   Am     G  C
a shovel anymore.

[Chorus]
      C                
Don't haul on the rope, 
       C
don't climb up the mast,
C            Am           
if you see a sailing ship 
   D7            G7
it might be your last.
     C                     
Just get your civvies ready 
      C
for another run-ashore,
  C              Am      
a sailor ain't a sailor, 
        F      G  C
ain't a sailor anymore.

[Interlude]
C         C
C    Am   F G  C

[Verse 4]
     C                      
They gave us an Aldiss Lamp, 
     C
so, we could do it right,
     C                  
they gave us a radio, we 
 G
signaled day and night.
   C                         
We know our codes and cyphers 
     C
but what's a sema for?
  C*                              
A bunting-tosser doesn't 
toss the bunting anymore.

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[Chorus]
      C                
Don't haul on the rope, 
       C
don't climb up the mast,
C            Am          
if you see a sailing ship 
    D7            G7
it might be your last.
     C                      
Just get your civvies ready 
     C
for another run-ashore,
  C              Am      
a sailor ain't a sailor, 
        F      G  C
ain't a sailor anymore.

[Interlude]
F      F      F      C           
F      F      C      F
F      F      F      C           
F      F      C      F
Dm     Dm     C      C            
Dm     Dm     C      Dm
Dm     Dm     C      C            
Dm     Dm     C      Am
F      F      F      C            
F      F      C      F
F      F      F      C            
F      F      Bb C   F

[Interlude]
D        D

[Verse 5]
D*                        
Two cans of beer a day and 
that's your bleeding lot,
and now we've got an extra 
one because they stopped The Tot.
    D*    D*         
So, we'll put on our 
              D*   D*
civvy-clothes find a pub ashore.
  D*                         
A sailor's just a sailor 
just like he was before.

[Chorus]
      D                
Don't haul on the rope, 
       D
don't climb up the mast,
D            Bm           
if you see a sailing ship 
   E7            A7
it might be your last.
     D                     
Just get your civvies ready 
      D
for another run-ashore,
  D              Bm      
a sailor ain't a sailor, 
        G      A  D
ain't a sailor anymore.

[End-Chorus]
      D                 
Don't haul on the rope, 
      D
don't climb up the mast,
D            Bm           
if you see a sailing ship 
   E7            A7
it might be your last.
     D                     
Just get your civvies ready 
      D
for another run-ashore,
  D              Bm      
a sailor ain't a sailor, 
        G      A  D
ain't a sailor anymore.
  D              Bm      
A sailor ain't a sailor, 
        G      A  D
ain't a sailor anymore.
  D              Bm      
A sailor ain't a sailor, 
        G      A  D      D*
ain't a sailor anymore.