The Pogues – Sally MacLennane (Chords)

Pogues – Sally MacLennane (Chords)

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! As is tradition, here’s a Pogues song. It’s a straightforward three chord romp.

Suggested Strumming

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.

Twiddly Bits

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:


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