I drank sixDteen doubles for the pArice of oDne trGying to find the coDurage to tE7alk to the oAne I asked her fGor Aa daDnce, not a seGcoAnd glaDnce My night had jE7ust beAgun Well, I drink to the father or the holy ghost I'm kneeling at the altar of me nightly post So I'll raise a glass, not the first nor last, come join me iAn this toDastStandard guitar tuning:EADGBECapo on 3 fret
ChorusBecause the olAd black rum's got a hoDld on me Like a dog wrapped roGund mDy lAeg and the old black rum's got a hoDld on me will I live for anoAther daDy, hGey! Will I liDve for anoAther daDy Well,the queen of George street just a walking on by walking on by with some guy who don't care that she stood in line, since half past nine, and spent three hours on her hair (on her hair!) Her friend is looking at me with an evil grin, I think the bloody racket might soon begin, I must've said something, to the George street queen the boys are joining in...CHORUS So I drank all my money and I slept out in the rain every day is different but the nights they're all the same You never see the sun, on the old black rum, but you know I'm gonna do it again (again!) CHORUS X2, Repeat last line once. Now for Alan's part. remember to tune down a step. I drank sixGteen doubles for the prDice of oGne trCadd9ying to find the couGrage to taA7lk to the oDne I asked her GfoF♯r a dGance, not a sDecoGndF♯ glaGnce my night had juA7st beDgun...
ChorusBecause the oldD black rum's got a hoGld on me like a dog wrapped roCund mGy lDeg and the oldD black rum's got a hoGld on me will I live for anoDther dGay, hCadd9ey! will I liGve for anoDther dGay...