Pogues – Sally MacLennane (Chords)
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! As is tradition, here’s a Pogues song. It’s a straightforward three chord romp.
Strumming d u d u with swing will get you through everything but the bridge. But throw in a bit of d – d u for variety.
In the bridge you can do just one down strum for each chord in the first two lines. Or it’s a good chance to follow the drum and pull out a triplet strum for the last chord in the first and second lines. So on that last chord you’d do.
d – ttt d – – –
Which sounds like this:
After those first two lines just go back to the d u d u strum.
Here’s little whistle line that crops up in the intro, outro and other bits:
And here’s how that sounds with the chords backing: