The Dublin Fusiliers lyrics and chords

The chords to The Dublin Fusiliers are presented in the key of G. The lyrics are a celebration of Irish soldiers and how they are feared by other countries’ armies.

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Well you’ve  
G 
heard about the  
D7 
Indians with their  
G 
tommyhawks and  
D7 
spears
 
And  
G 
of the U.N.  
C 
warriors the  
A 
heroes of recent  
D7 
years
G 
Also I might  
D7 
mention the  
G 
British 
 
Grena
D7 
diers
 
Well  
C 
none of them were  
G 
in it but the  
Am7 
Dublin 
 
Fusi
G 
liers


 
You’ve  
G 
heard about the Light Brigade and of the deeds they’ve done
 
And  
A 
of the other regiments that many victories  
D7 
won
 
But the  
G 
pride of all the armies Dragoons and Carabiniers
 
Was that  
C 
noble band of  
Am 
war
G 
ors the  
G 
Dublin 
 
 
D7 
Fusi
G 
liers



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With your  
G 
left foot and right about face this is the way we go
C 
Charging with fixed  
G 
bayonets the  
A7 
terror of every  
D7 
foe
 
A  
G 
glory to old Ireland as proud as buccaneers
 
And a  
C 
terror to cre
Am 
ation 
 
 
G 
are the  
G 
Dublin 
 
 
D7 
Fusi
G 
liers

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Well you’ve heard about the wars between the Russians and the Brits
The sar’ one day was reading an old copy of ‘Titbits’
And when the General came to him and threw himself down in tears
‘We’d better run back like blazes, here’s the Dublin Fusiliers.’

The sar’ commenced to tremble and he bit his underlip
‘Begorra boys!’ says he, ‘I think we better take the tip
The devil’s come from Dublin and to judge from what I hears
They’re demons of militia men, the Dublin Fusiliers.’

Well the sergeant cried, ‘Get ready lads, lay down each sword and gun
Take off your shoes and stockings boys, and when I tell yous, run
They didn’t stop but started and amidst three ringing cheers,
Came a shower of bricks and bullets from the Dublin Fusiliers

The time that Julius Caesar tried to land down at Ringsend
The coastguards couldn’t stop them, so for the Dublins they did send,
And just as they were landing, lads, we heard three ringing cheers
‘Get back to Rome like blazes here’s the Dublin Fusiliers.’

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Well you’ve [G]heard about the [D7]Indians with their [G]tommyhawks and [D7]spears
And [G]of the U.N. [C]warriors the [A]heroes of recent [D7]years
[G]Also I might [D7]mention the [G]British Grena[D7]diers
Well [C]none of them were [G]in it but the [Am7]Dublin Fusi[G]liers

You’ve [G]heard about the Light Brigade and of the deeds they’ve done
And [A]of the other regiments that many victories [D7]won
But the [G]pride of all the armies Dragoons and Carabiniers
Was that [C]noble band of [Am]war[G]ors the [G]Dublin [D7]Fusi[G]liers

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With your [G]left foot and right about face this is the way we go
[C]Charging with fixed [G]bayonets the [A7]terror of every [D7]foe
A [G]glory to old Ireland as proud as buccaneers
And a [C]terror to cre[Am]ation [G]are the [G]Dublin [D7]Fusi[G]liers

Well you’ve heard about the wars between the Russians and the Brits
The sar’ one day was reading an old copy of ‘Titbits’
And when the General came to him and threw himself down in tears
‘We’d better run back like blazes, here’s the Dublin Fusiliers.’

The sar’ commenced to tremble and he bit his underlip
‘Begorra boys!’ says he, ‘I think we better take the tip
The devil’s come from Dublin and to judge from what I hears
They’re demons of militia men, the Dublin Fusiliers.’

Well the sergeant cried, ‘Get ready lads, lay down each sword and gun
Take off your shoes and stockings boys, and when I tell yous, run
They didn’t stop but started and amidst three ringing cheers,
Came a shower of bricks and bullets from the Dublin Fusiliers

The time that Julius Caesar tried to land down at Ringsend
The coastguards couldn’t stop them, so for the Dublins they did send,
And just as they were landing, lads, we heard three ringing cheers
‘Get back to Rome like blazes here’s the Dublin Fusiliers.’

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