Little Bombardier (Bowie David)

Hmi Cmi C D G G Emi 1. War made him a soldier C D G Little Frankie Mear G Emi Peace left him a loser C D G The little bombardier Emi C Lines of worry appeared with age D G Unskilled hands that knew no trade Hmi Cmi Spent his time in the picture house C D G The little bombardier C Cmi G 2. Frankie drank his money The little that he made Told his woes to no man Friendless, lonely days Then one day, in the ABC Four bright eyes gazed longingly At the ice-cream in the hand of The little bombardier Dmi A Dmi A R: Sunshine entered our Frankie's days Dmi A Gone his worries, his hopeless maze H D A His life was fun and his heart was full of joy Two young children had changed his aims He gave them toffees and played their games He brought them presents with every coin he made Break: G Emi C D G G Emi C D G Emi C D G Hmi Cmi C D G 3. Then two gentlemen called on him Asked him for his name Why was he friends with the children Were they just a game? Leave them alone or we'll get sore We've had blokes like you in the station before The hand of authority said "no more" to The little bombardier Emi C Packed his bags, his heart in pain D G Wiped a tear and caught a train Hmi Cmi Not to be seen in the town again C D G The little bombardier