Chords in this song

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                 DD chord                GG chord
It was Christmas Eve babe, In the drunktank
           DD chord                     AA chord            
An old man said to me, won't see another one  
            DD chord                         GG chord
And then he sang a song, The Rare Old Mountain Dew 
            DD chord                     AA chord     DD chord
I turned my face away And dreamed about you
  

         DD chord                     GG chord
Got on a lucky one Came in eighteen to one
           DD chord                       AA chord
I've got a feeling This year's for me and you
         DD chord                    GG chord
So happy Christmas, I love you baby
            DD chord                         AA chord          DD chord
I can see a better time When all our dreams come true


            DD chord
They've got cars
       AA chord
Big as bars
            BmBm chord        GG chord
They've got rivers of gold
        DD chord
But the wind goes right through you
                      AA chord
It's no place for the old
         DD chord             BmBm chord
When you first took my hand
     DD chord              GG chord
On a cold Christmas Eve
    DD chord
You promised me
             AA chord           DD chord
Broadway was waiting for me
         DD chord
You were handsome

You were pretty
                  AA chord
Queen of New York City
         DD chord             GG chord
When the band finished playing
     AA chord              DD chord
They howled out for more
DD chord
Sinatra was swinging
                         AA chord
All the drunks they were singing
   DD chord             GG chord
We kissed on the corner
     AA chord                  DD chord
Then danced through the night
    GG chord                AA chord
The boys of the NYPDD chord choir
     DD chord               BmBm chord
Were singing 'Galway Bay'
        DD chord          GG chord
And the bells were ringing
AA chord                 DD chord 
Out for Christmas day

Interlude:
    DD chord GG chord
    DD chord AA chord
    DD chord GG chord
    DD chord AA chord DD chord


DD chord
You're a bum
         AA chord
You're a punk
          BmBm chord           GG chord
You're an old slut on junk
       DD chord                     
Living there almost dead 
                  AA chord
on a drip In that bed
    DD chord
You scum bag

You maggot
                AA chord
You cheap lousy faggot
      DD chord              GG chord
Happy Christmas your arse
       AA chord
I pray God
         DD chord   
It's our last


       GG chord             AA chord
The boys of the NYPDD chord choir
       DD chord              BmBm chord
Still singing `Galway Bay`
        DD chord         GG chord
And the bells are ringing
AA chord                 DD chord
Out for Christmas Day


             DD chord                           GG chord
I could have been someone Well, So could anyone
            DD chord                           AA chord
You took my dreams From me when I first found you
            DD chord                       GG chord
I kept them with me babe I put them with my own
              DD chord                              AA chord      DD chord
Can't make it all alone I've built my dreams around you


       GG chord             AA chord
The boys of the NYPDD chord choir
      DD chord               BmBm chord
Still Singing `Galway Bay`
        DD chord         GG chord
And the bells are ringing
AA chord                 DD chord
Out for Christmas Day

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