Born To Be A Bachelor

beats = |1,2,3,4| = measure BORN TO BE A BACHELOR BY: GAELIC STORM tab by: Mikey P. INTRO: |C--Bb| (repeated several times) C Let me introduce me self, Me name is Paddy Green I am me mammy’s pride and joy A fine ol buachaillin! I come from the county Waterford, Near the village of Tramore, I’ve been living at home since I was one, F G And now I’m forty-four! REFRAIN: F I was born to be a Bachelor, Bb C I’ll never walk down the aisle, F Me mam still makes me breakfast, Bb C Livin it up in style, Bb Girls, you'll never catch me, F Stayin single, is the plan I was born to be a Bachelor, C F Sure I’m yer only man! Hah? (intro) Into town on the Saturday night, All the boys go on a spree, If you come down to the disco, You can have a drink with me! With the ladies on the dance floor, I’m a wild and crazy guy, In me white socks and me black suede shoes, and me thin red leather tie! (Refrain) Then it’s off to mass next morning, I’m wearin me Sunday best, I’ve got no wife to fight with, So I’ve no sins to confess! After church, the married men go home, oh what a shame! Cause I’m scullin da pints down at the pub While watchin the football game! (Refrain) (intro) play Barre Chords: C Bb I’m a ramblin ranter, I’m a rollin stone, C Bb I’m a galavanter go-on an leave me alone, C Bb If yer out to get married, you’ll get no joy, C (no chord) Cause I was born and bred to be a bachelor boy! (short intro) Up in Lisdoonvarna, They’ve an old matchmaker’s fair, The girls all go a huntin So you’ll never see me there! I’ve got a Russian sweetheart, A fine ole thing is she! She’s out in Vladivostok And that’s close enough for me! Refrain (2X) (intro out)