Intro -x2-: E0 F#m1 G#m2 F#m3 0 1 E4 F#m5 2Hello Dan, it's Joe here G#m6 F#m7 3I hope you're keeping well E8 F#m9 4it’s the 21st of December G#m10 F#m11 5now they’re ringing the last bell A12 B13 6if I get good behaviour A14 B15 7I'll be out of here by July E16 F#m17 8won’t you kiss my kids on Christmas day G#m18 F#m19 E20 9Please don't let them cry for me 10 11 E21 F#m22 12I guess the brothers are driving down from Queensland G#m23 F#m24 13and Stella's flying in from the coast E25 F#m26 G#m27 14They say it's gonna be a hundred degrees, even more maybe, but that F#m28 15won't stop the roast A29 B30 16Who's gonna make the gravy now? A31 B32 17I bet it won't taste the same E33 F#m34 18Just add flour, salt, a little red wine and don't forget a dollop of G#m35 F#m36 19tomato sauce for sweetness and that extra tang 20 21 E37 F#m38 22And give my love to Angus and to Frank and Dolly, G#m39 F#m40 23Tell 'em all I'm sorry I screwed up this time 24 25 E41 F#m42 G#m43 26And look after Rita, I'll be thinking of her early Christmas morning F#m44 E45 27When I stand in line 28 29 30-same chord progression throughout the song- 31 32 33I hear Mary's got a new boyfriend, I hope he can hold his own 34Do you remember the last one? What was his name again? 35-Just a little too much cologne- 36 37And Roger, you know I'm even gonna miss Roger 38'Cause there's sure as hell no one in here I want to fight 39 40Oh praise the Baby Jesus, have a Merry Christmas, 41I'm really gonna miss it, all the treasure and the trash 42And later in the evening, I can just imagine, 43You'll put on Junior Murvin and push the tables back 44And you'll dance with Rita, I know you really like her, 45Just don't hold her too close, oh brother please don't stab me in the 46back 47 48I didn't mean to say that, it's just my mind it plays up, 49Multiplies each matter, turns imagination into fact 50You know I love her badly, she's the one to save me, 51I'm gonna make some gravy, I'm gonna taste the fat 52Tell her that I'm sorry, yeah I love her badly, tell 'em all I'm 53sorry, 54And kiss the sleepy children for me 55You know one of these days, I'll be making gravy, 56I'll be making plenty, I'm gonna pay 'em all back.
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