Begging Bowl by Microdisney

From Microdisney’s 1985 The Clock Comes Down the Stairs album. Written by Cathal Coughlan and Sean O’Hagan. No capo.

High Llamas - Santa Barbara

INTRO

[G] [F] [G] [F] [G] [F] [Fmaj7] (x2)

VERSE 1

[G] Who says the [Cm] words
That [B] keep you a [C] wake
[G] Who comes to [Cm] stay
And [B] gets sent a [C] way

[G] May [Dm7] be [G] there [Dm7] is [F] some [E] one
[G] May [Dm7] be [G] there [Dm7] is [Fm] not

VERSE 2

[G] You pay your [C] rent
You [D] work, you [C] wash, so [B7] what

[Dm7] I forgot your [Fm] ad [E] dress
I [Em] may for [Am7] get your [C/D] name

CHORUS 1

[Cmaj7] I [C] still [Cmaj7] own [C] the [Bbmaj7] begging bowl
[Cmaj7] Bot [C] tom [Cmaj7] of [C] the [Fmaj7] honour [Dm11] roll
To [Cmaj7] take [C] your [Cmaj7] moods [C] and [Bbmaj7] not complain
And [Cmaj7] beg [C] to [Cmaj7] serve [C] you [Fmaj7] all my [Dm11] days

VERSE 3

[G] Chained to the [Cm] place
Where [B] we used to [C] lay
[G] Chained by your [Cm] rage
[B] Chained on to [C] me

You [G] sent [Dm7] a [G] way [Dm7] the [F] beg [E] gar
And [G] you [Dm7] still [G] taste [Dm7] de [Fm] feat

VERSE 4

[G] You lie a [C] wake
Be [D] tween [C] our [B7] sheets

[Dm7] Who will stop the [Fm] cei [E] ling
[Em] Closing [Am7] in on [C/D] you?

CHORUS 1

[Cmaj7] I [C] still [Cmaj7] own [C] the [Bbmaj7] begging bowl
[Cmaj7] Bot [C] tom [Cmaj7] of [C] the [Fmaj7] honour [Dm11] roll
To [Cmaj7] take [C] your [Cmaj7] moods [C] and [Bbmaj7] not complain
And [Cmaj7] beg [C] to [Cmaj7] serve [C] you [Fmaj7] all my [Dm11] days

INTERLUDE

[G] [F] [G] [F] [G] [F] [Fmaj7] [D] [Em7] [C] [G] [Cmaj7] [Gm] [Cm] [Gm] [Cm] [Gm] [Cm] [G]

CHORUS 2

[Cmaj7] I [C] still [Cmaj7] own [C] the [Bbmaj7] begging bowl
[Cmaj7] Back [C] to [Cmaj7] serve [C] you [Fmaj7] like be [Dm11] fore
To [Cmaj7] take [C] your [Cmaj7] moods [C] and [Bbmaj7] not complain
And [Cmaj7] beg [C] to [Cmaj7] serve [C] you [Fmaj7] all my [Dm11] days

OUTRO

[Cmaj7] [C] [Cmaj7] [C] [Bbmaj7] [Cmaj7] [C] [Cmaj7] [C] [Fmaj7] [Dm11]

[Cmaj7] [C] [Cmaj7] [C] [Bbmaj7] [Cmaj7] [C] [Cmaj7] [C] [Fmaj7] [Dm11] [C]