Mighty Quinn    (video)    (clip)    (midi)

 

    G - C - G - C

 

  G                          D               G

Come all without, come all within,

                        D                       C          G

you'll not see nothing like the Mighty Quinn.

 

+  repeat CHORUS       +  G - C - G - C

 

    G                        C            G                   C

1.     Everybody's building ships and the boats,

G                                 C                 G                             C

    some are building monuments, others jotting down notes.

G                      C               - G                          C

    Everybody's in despair,        every girl and boy,

                      G                          D

    but when Quinn the Eskimo gets here,

             C                                 G

    ev'rybody's gonna jump for joy.         +  CHORUS       + G - C - G - C

 

        G                   C                    G                       C

2.  I like to go just like the rest, I like my sugar sweet,

           G                                C                           G                     C

    but jumping queues and making haste, just ain't my cup of meat.

G                           C                                  G                   C

    Everyone's beneath the trees, feeding pigeons on a limb,

                       G                         D

    but when Quinn the Eskimo gets here,

                C                                G

    all the pigeons gonna run to him.         + CHORUS (2x)  

 

    G                                  C                G                        C

3.     Let them do what I wanna do, I can’t decide ‘em all,

           G                        C                     G                      C

    just tell me where to put ‘em and I'll tell you who to call.

G                      C                                G                                    C

    Nobody can get no sleep, there's someone on everyone`s toes,

                       G                         D

    but when Quinn the Eskimo gets here,

               C                                G

    everybody's gonna wanna doze.       + CHORUS  (4x) ...

 

(orig. = capo 4th; midi = capo 5th)    (Manfred Mann)