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Dignity

– Deacon Blue (FRASER LEAD)


INTRO:
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…There's a…
VERSE 1:
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Man I meet, walks up our street… He’s a
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Worker for the council… has been twenty years… And he…
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Takes no lip off nobody, and litter off the gutter…
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Puts it in a bag… and never thinks to mutter… And he…
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Packs his lunch in a Sunblest bag, the children call him Bogie… He…
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Never lets on… but I know 'cause he once told me… He…
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Let me know a secret… about the money in his kitty… He's…
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Gonna buy a dinghy, gonna call her Dignity… …And I'll…

CHORUS 1:
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Sail her up the west coast… through villages and towns
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I'll be on my holidays… they'll be doing their rounds… They'll…
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Ask me how I got her I'll say …I saved my money. They'll say…
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Isn't she pretty… That ship… called… …Dig - ni - …

INTERLUDE 1:
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ty… …And I’m…

TURN FOR V2 >>> | F / / / | C/F / / / | “And I'm telling this story…”


VERSE 2:
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Telling this story, in a faraway scene
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Sipping down Raki… and reading Maynard Keynes… And I'm…
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Thinking about home… and all that means… And a…
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Place in the winter… for Di… gni-…

INTERLUDE 2: | F / / / | C/F / / / | Bb/F / / / | C/F / / / |
-ty… …And I’ll…
CHORUS 2:
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Sail her up the west coast… through villages and towns
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I'll be on my holidays… they'll be doing their rounds… They'll…
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Ask me how I got her I'll say …I saved my money. They'll say…
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Isn't she pretty… That ship… called… …Dig - ni - ty…

PIANO SOLO:
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…Yeah…
REFRAIN:
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…Sail it up, sail it up, sail it up, sail it up, sail it up, sail it up… Yeah…
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Sail it up again, sail it up again, sail it up again, sail it up again…
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…Sail it up, sail it up, sail it up, sail it up, sail it up, sail it up… Yeah…
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Sail it up again, sail it up again, sail it up again, sail it up again… And I’m

TURN FOR OUTRO >>> | F / / / | C/F / / / | “ And I’m thinkin’ about home”


OUTRO:
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Thinking about home… …And I'm…
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Thinking about faith… …And I'm…
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Thinking about work… …And I'm…

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Thinking… how good it would be… to be here someday… On a…
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Ship called Dignity (Whoah…) A ship called Dignity…
HANG
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…That ship…