Billy Bragg - Raglan Road Chords

 
         
         
         
         
         
X
3
2
1
3 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
2
3
4
1
8 fr
         
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
2
1
1
3 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
X
3
4
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
         
3
2
1
1
1
4
10 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
4
3

12 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
1
3 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
         
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
2
1
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
1
3 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
2
4
3
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
3
2
1
1
8 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
3
3
1
10 fr
         
         
         
         
         
4
3
1
1
1
X

10 fr
         
         
         
         
         
3
2
1
1
1
4
         
         
         
         
         
3
2
4
3 fr
         
         
         
         
         
1
3
4
2
1
1
         
         
         
         
         
2
1
3
4
3 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
3
2
1
1
5 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
X
1
3
4
3
7 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
4
3
1
2
1

10 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
2
3
4
X
10 fr
         
         
         
         
         
X
1
3
3
3
1
12 fr
         
         
         
         
         
3
2
1
1
1
4
No chord
    
Standard guitar tuning:
E
A
D
G
B
E
No capo

CCCF CGCC

FFCC CCGG

FFCC CCGG

CCCF CGCC

Intro

 C                     F      C       G       G  C
e ---0----0000--1-3-------1-1-1-0----0----------0-------|
B ---1----1111--1-1-------1-1-1-1----1-3------3-1-------|
G -------------------------------------0------0---------|
D ------------------------3-3-3-------------------------|
A ---3----3333--3-3-------------3----3----------3-------|
E -------------------------------------3------3---------|
OCn Raglan Road on an AutumnF day I Csaw her fGirst and knCew tFhat her dark hair wouCld weave a snare that I would some daGy rue IF saw the danger Cyet I walked along the enchanted Gway aCnd I said 'let grief be a fallFing leaf at tChe dawniGng of thCe day' OCn Grafton Street in NovembeFr we walked ClightlyG along the leCdge oFf a deep ravine wheCre can be seen the worth of passion'Gs pledge tFhe queen of hearts stiCll making tarts and I not makinGg hay aCnd I loved too much, and by such,F by such Cis happinessG thrown Caway IC gave her the gifts of the mindF I Cgave her a sGecret siCgn tFhat's known to all Cthe artists who have known true gods of sound Gand tone aFnd word and tint CI never did stint I gave her poems toG say wCith her own name there and her lonFg dark hair Clike clouds o'erG the fields C of May oCn a quiet street where old ghoFsts meet C I see heGr walkingC now aFway from me so hCurriedly my reason must allGow tFheta I have wooed Cnot as I should a creature made oGf clay wChen the angel woos the clay F he'll lose C his wings atG the dawnC of day OCn Raglan Road on an AutumnF day I saCw her firGst and knewC tFhat her dark hair wouCld weave a snare that I might some daGy rue IF saw the danger Cyet I walked along the enchanted wGay aCnd I said let grief be a fallFing leaf at thCe dawninGg of theC day All chords are open fingerings. For the picking, try using a slow
arpeggio (1-5-1-3-1-5 [Nashville numbering]) and let everything ring out.
Here's the timing and the melody for the vocal.
 C                         F          C        G          C
B -----------------------------------|------------------------------|
G -----0--0---0---0--0---0--0---2----|-2--0-------------------------|
D -2---------------------------------|--------2---0-----------------|
A -----------------------------------|------------------3---3-------|
On Raglan Road on an Autumn day I saw her first and knew beats 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
 F                    C                                    G
B -----------------0----1---------------------|---------1-----------|
G --0----2---0----2---------------------------|0--------------------|
D ----------------------------2---0---2----2--|---2----------2---0--|
that her dark hair would weave a snare that I would some day rue bts 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
 F               C                                 G
B -1-----------0-1---------------|--------------1-------------------|
G ----2---0---2------------------|-0-0--0----0----------------------|
D -------------------2--0--2-----|-----------------2---0------------|
I saw the danger yet I walked along the enchanted way bts 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
 C                             F              C       G       C
B ------------------------------------------------|-------------------|
G -------------0----0---0--0--0--0----2-----2---2-|-0-----------------|
D ----0--2----------------------------------------|----2----0---------|
A -3----------------------------------------------|------------3---3--|
and I said 'let grief be a falling leaf at the dawning of the day' bts 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 It seems this has been recorded by loads of people, including: Artist Album Sinead O'Connor Common ground Van Morrison Irish Heartbeat Bruce Mitchell Celtic Destiny Dubliners Celtic Collections Chieftains Irish Heartbeat, Irish Evening Phil Coulter Touch of Tranquility, Forgotten Dreams, Celtic Collections Tony Kenny Best of Martin Simpson Band of Angels Peter Rowan Walls of Time ?various Irish Memories ?various Musical Reflections of Ireland ?various Festival of Irish Folk Vol3 Nic

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