Willie Gannon lyrics and chords

The chords to Willie Gannon are presented in the key of D. The lyrics tell the story of a man who was sentenced to death after killing a policeman.

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Come  
D 
all you young fellows and listen to my song
 
It`s  
A7 
all about a  
D 
young man and he did a great  
A7 
wrong
 
His name was Willie  
D 
Gannon and he lived down in  
A7 
Bray
 
Well  
D 
he killed a policeman and the  
A7 
law 
 
 
G 
made him  
D 
pay

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The law watched young Gannon, each turn that he made
When he broke one bylaw with a belt of his spade
He struck the death blow when he turned his broad back
And he left him there lying where the Dargle runs black

Willie Gannon was convicted and sentenced to die
Now his enemies couldn`t laugh, but his friends couldn`t cry
When he brought down the uniform on that bright summer day
Farewell Willie Gannon, now you sleep `neath the clay

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Come [D]all you young fellows and listen to my song
It`s [A7]all about a [D]young man and he did a great [A7]wrong
His name was Willie [D]Gannon and he lived down in [A7]Bray
Well [D]he killed a policeman and the [A7]law [G]made him [D]pay

The law watched young Gannon, each turn that he made
When he broke one bylaw with a belt of his spade
He struck the death blow when he turned his broad back
And he left him there lying where the Dargle runs black

Willie Gannon was convicted and sentenced to die
Now his enemies couldn`t laugh, but his friends couldn`t cry
When he brought down the uniform on that bright summer day
Farewell Willie Gannon, now you sleep `neath the clay

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