Handbags and Gladrags | C , Am , C7/Bb , G7 , F , D | I, vi, I7/bVII, V7, IV, II

Key:

Artist: Rod Stewart | Original key: Bb | Tempo: 84bpm |

Verse:

I

C

2 beats

I7/bVII

C7/Bb

2 beats

IV

F

2 beats

V7

G7

2 beats

Chorus:

vi

Am

4 beats

V7

G7

4 beats

I

C

4 beats

II

D

4 beats

IV

F

4 beats

V7

G7

4 beats



Verse:

Ever seen a blind man cross the road
Trying to make the other side?
Ever seen a young girl growing old
Trying to make herself a bride?

Chorus:

So what becomes of you, my love?
When they have finally stripped you of
The handbags and the gladrags
That your poor old granddad
Had to sweat to buy you, baby

Verse:

Once I was a young man
And all I thought I had to do was smile
Well, you are still a young girl
And you've borne everything in style

Chorus:

So once you think you're in, you're out
'Cause you don't mean a single thing without
The handbags and the gladrags
That your poor old granddad
Had to sweat to buy you

Verse:

Sing a song of six-pence for your sake
And drink a bottle full of rye
Four and twenty blackbirds in a cake
And bake 'em all in a pie

Chorus:

They told me you missed school today
So what I suggest you just throw them all away
The handbags and the gladrags
That your poor old granddad
Had to sweat to buy

Chorus:

They told me you missed school today
So what I suggest you just throw them all away
The handbags and the gladrags
That your poor old granddad
Had to sweat to buy you

 


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