Chords for "Cricket"
From: IAN GRANT Date: 27 Jun 96 16:39:23 EDT Subject: Anyone for Cricket!! Cricket Written by: Raymond Douglas Davies Published by: Davray Music Ltd. (Intro: A E7 A E7 A A) A Ab Some people say that life is a game, A E7 A Well if this is so I'd like to know A E7 A E7 A A The rules on which this game of life is based. A Ab I know of no game more fitting A E7 A Than the age old game of cricket A E7 A E7 A It has honour, it has character and it's British. C# C#/G# Now God laid down the rules of life F#m F#m/C# When he wrote those Ten Commandments B7 B7/F# E7 B7/F# E7 And to cricket those ten same rules shall apply. A A/G Show compassion and self-righteousness D/F# D7 and be honest above all A E7 A E7 A And come to God's call____ with bat and ball. (Instrumental link: A E7 A E7 A A) A Ab Now the Devil has a player A E7 A and he's called the Demon Bowler, A E7 A E7 A He's shrewd, he's rude and he's wicked. A Ab He is sent by Sinful Satan A E7 A and he's out to take your wicket A E7 A E A And you know that that's not cricket. C# C#/G# He'll baffle you with googlies F#m F#m/C# with leg breaks and offspin B7 B7/F# E7 B7/F# E7 But keep a level head and don't let that demon in. A A/G So keep a straight bat at all times, D/F# D7 let the Bible be your guide A E7 A E7 A And you'll get by_____, yes you'll get by. (Instrumental link: A E7 A E7 A A) A Ab A E7 A All through your life he'll try to bowl you out A E7 A E7 A A Beware the Demon bowler. A Ab A E7 A He's crafty and deceitful and he'll try to L.B.W., A E7 A E7 A And bowl a maiden over. C# C#/G# The Devil takes the weak in spirit F#m F#m/C# and so we must always be courageous B7 B7/F# E7 B7/F# E7 And remember that God is on your side. A A/G So keep old Satan in your sights D/F# D7 and play the straight and narrow line A E7 A E7 A And you'll get by____, yes you'll get by. (Finale: A E7 A E7 A A) Albums this song can be found on: Preservation Act I
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