Get lucky    (video)

 

    G - C (4x)

 

              G

1. I am better with my muscles than I am with my mouth,

                                                    C                                             G

    I work the fair grounds in the summer or go pick fruit down south.

                G

    And when I feel them chilly winds, where the weather goes I'll follow,

G7                    C                                              G

    pack up my travelling things, go with the swallows,

                              D                             - D7         G             - C

    and I might get lucky now and then,         you win some,

                      Am                          - C           G            - C     

    I might get lucky now and then,       you win some.      

 

+  G - C (3x)

 

        G

2. I wake up every morning, keep an eye on what I spend,

                                  C                                                       G

    got to think about eating, got to think about paying the rent.

      G

    I always think it's funny, it gets me every time,

               G7                                    C                                             - G

    and what about happiness for money? Tell it to the breadline.

                                  D                             - D7          G             - C

    But you might get lucky now and then,         you win some,

                           Am                            - C                   G              - C - G

    you might get lucky now and then,        yeah, you win some.

 

+ instrumental = verse 2     

 

                     Bm                                             Em

    Now I'm a rambling through this meadow, happy as a man can be,

C                      G                   - D               

    think I'll just lay me down         under this old tree.

G                                                                                     - G7

    On and on we go through this old world a shuffling,

                             C                                  G

    if you've got a truffle dog, you can go truffling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                   D                             - D7          G             - C

    And you might get lucky now and then,         you win some,

                           Am                            - C                   G                - C

    you might get lucky now and then,        yeah, you win some.

 

+  G - C (7x)   - G

 

(orig. = capo 4th)    (Mark Knopfler)