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From Sean O’Hagan’s 2019 Radum Calls, Radum Calls album. Written by Sean O’Hagan. No capo.

INTRO:

C /D

CHORUS:

Am7Ding, D6dong
Am7Ding, G6dong
A♭augNever on a F#m7lonely day
A♭m7Never on a F#maj7lonely day

Am7Ding, D6dong
Am7Ding, G6dong
A♭augNever on a F#m7lonely day
A♭m7Never on a F#maj7lonely dayCm7++F7

 
VERSE 1:

B♭maj7I crossed the E♭6 /B♭square
B♭maj7Made for the E♭6 /B♭arch
B♭m7Clutching a Cm7prayer+B♭m7book and a Cm7scarf

B♭maj7I recall E♭6 /B♭shouts
B♭maj7As they once E♭6 /B♭were
B♭m7Rain, roof and Cm7glass
B♭maj7Covered the F /Gsquare

C /ENever on a Dmlonely day
G6Never on a F#mlonely day
A lonely Emday
A lonely Cmaj7day+A♭aug

 
CHORUS:

Am7Ding, D6dong
Am7Ding, D6dong
A♭augNever on a F#m7lonely day
A♭m7Never on a F#maj7lonely day

Am7Ding, D6dong
Am7Ding, G6dong
A♭augNever on a F#m7lonely day
A♭m7Never on a F#maj7lonely dayCm7++F7

 
VERSE 2:

B♭maj7Pleasant be E♭6 /B♭this
B♭maj7Pleasant be E♭6 /B♭that
B♭m7Bought for a Cm7kiss
B♭m7Sold for a Cm7hat

B♭maj7This lot ain’t E♭6 /B♭grand
B♭maj7Ooh but they E♭6 /B♭charm
B♭m7Not like my Cm7best
When B♭maj7we’re arm in F /Garm

A♭augNever on a Dm7lonely day
G /ANever on a lonely F#mday
A lonely Emday
A lonely Cmaj7day+A♭aug

 
OUTRO/FADE:

Am7Ding, D6dong
Am7Ding, D6dong
Am7Ding, G6dong

A♭aug++F#m7++A♭m7++F#maj7

Am7Ding, D6dong
Am7Ding, G6dong

A♭aug++F#m7++A♭m7++F#maj7