(C) And in the band-room up (F) on the (G) hill
(C) A brass band’s playing, I can (F) hear it (G) still –
(Em) slide (Am) trombone is (F) softly (G) blown.
The old nurse is on her way to the shops.
The epileptic suddenly drops.
Down the hill my father’s in
In the bar the drinking never stops.
Bobby throws down a pair of queens.
The church bell interrupts someone’s dreams.
of football teams.
Some girl is straightening her nylon seams.
And the street is drifting into evening
While the sun is going down.
I’m just back there capturing the
Though it’s just another town,
Just another town.