CHORDS: The High Kings – Galway Races Chords on Piano & Ukulele

These are the chords for Galway Races by The High Kings on Piano, Ukulele, Guitar, and Keyboard
[Intro]
              C        G   
With me whack-fa-la-do-for-
        Am
the-diddle-ee-idle-eye
              C        G       
And with me whack-fa-la-do-for-
    Am
the-diddle-ee-idle-eye

[Verse 1]
C
As I rode down to Galway town 
to seek for recreation
            Am               
On the seventeenth of August 
     G            C
me mind being elevated
                Am         G    
There were multitudes assembled 
               Am            Em
with their tickets at the station
      C                     
Me eyes began to dazzle and 
      Am       G        Am
I'm goin' to see the races

[Chorus]
              C        G   
With me whack-fa-la-do-for-
        Am
the-diddle-ee-idle-eye

[Verse 2]
C
There were passengers from Limerick 
and more from Tipperary
 Am                     
Boys from Connemara and 
      G                C
the Claire unmarried maidens
                Am           G   
There were people from Cork city 
           Am            Em
who were loyal, true and faithful;
      C                               
Who brought home the 
Fenian prisoners 
      Am       G        Am
from dying in foreign nations

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[Chorus]
              C        G   
With me whack-fa-la-do-for-
        Am
the-diddle-ee-idle-eye

[Verse 3]
C
It's there you'll see the pipers 
and the fiddlers competing
            Am                    
And the spotting Wheel of Fortune 
          G               C
with the four and twenty quarters
            Am            G      
There was others without scruple 
          Am            Em
pelting wattles at poor Maggie
         C                    
And her father well-contented 
       Am       G        Am
and he lookin' at his daughter

[Chorus]
              C        G     
With your whack-fa-la-do-for-
      Am
the-diddle-ee-idle-eye

[Verse 4]
C
It's there you'll see the jockeys 
and they're mounted out so stately
    Am                                     
The pink, the blue, 
the orange, and green, 
      G            C
the emblem of our nation
          Am                G        
When the bell was rung for starting, 
           Am            Em
all the horses seemed impatient
      C                       
I thought they never stood on 
              Am       G    Am
ground their speed was so amazing

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[Chorus]
              C        G     
With your whack-fa-la-do-for-
      Am
the-diddle-ee-idle-eye

[Solo]
C Am G C Am G Am Em 
C Am G Am C G Am

[Verse 5]
C
There was half a million people 
there from all denominations
            Am                
The Catholic, the Protestant, 
    G            C
the Jew, and Presbyterian
           Am        G      
There was yet no animosity, 
    Am            Em
no matter what persuasion
      C                    Am     
But "failte" hospitality inducin' 
  G        Am
fresh acquaintance

[Chorus]
              C        G   
With me whack-fa-la-do-for-
        Am
the-diddle-ee-idle-eye
              C        G   
With me whack-fa-la-do-for-
        Am
the-diddle-ee-idle-eye