Irish Songs Lyrics With Guitar Chords By Martin Dardis

Scots Abroad

Lyrics + Chords A-B
C - F
G - J
K - M
N - R
S - T
U - Z
The Tin Whistle Song Book With Letter Notes
Sheet Music And Tin Whistle
Tin Whistle Music 2
Learning Tin Whistle
Children's Songs On Tin Whistle
Pop Songs For The Tin Whistle
Christmas Carols For The Tin Whistle
Traditional Whistle Sheet Music
The Dubliners
Christy Moore
Wolfe Tones
Fureys Brothers
Clancy Brothers And Tommy Makem
Most Popular Songs
Dublin City Ramblers
Johnny McEvoy
Scottish Songs
Gaeilge Songs
Foster & Allen
Irish Brigade
Country And Pop
Mary Black
Derek Ryan
Eric Bogle
Saw Doctors
Seamus Moore
Tommy Sands
Colum Sands
Football And Hurling Songs
American Folk And Patriotic Songs
German Songs
Charlie And The Bhoys
Big Tom
Nathan Carter Lyrics
Welsh Songs
Other Songs And Resources
Learn Guitar

The Scots Abroad Song Lyrics And Chords The McCalmans, a tribute to all the Scottish men who travelled far from home looking for a better way of life, the guitar chords are by Marc Fahrbach.

They built the (Em)bridges and the tunnels
Climbed the (G)hills that bear their names
Always (D)first to charge in battle
And the (Em)first to charge a(Bm)gain
You can (Em)recognise their accent
And they'll (G)tell you that you're wrong but,
(D)There is no mistaking where they're (Em)from


In the (Em)middle of the deepest jungle
(G)There they are again
I (D)flew across to China
And they (Em)met me off the (Bm)plane
Wher(Em)ever you may see them
Well they (G)look like they belong but,
(D)There is no mistaking where they're (Em)from


They're from the (G)streets of Aberdeen and the (D)small border town
From the (C)Hebridean (Am)Islands and (G)all the country (B7)round
They (Em)travelled to a new land and they (G)sing a different song, but
(D)There is no mistaking where they're (Em)from


There's a (Em)nurse at the mission
With a (G)doctor standing by
And the (D)old man in the corner
With a (Em)sad, whisky (Bm)eye
And the (Em)tea-planter's widow
She's been (G)waiting here so long, but
(D)There is no mistaking where they're (Em)from


Some are (Em)good, some are bad,
The (G)angels and the thieves
The ex(D)plorer, who finds the land
And (Em)never ever (Bm)leaves
The (Em)weary adventurer,
Who (G)just keep moving on, but
(D)There is no mistaking where they're (Em)from




They're the (Em)ones who write the stories
And they (G)never hesitate
To (D)face up to the challenges
And (Em)punch above their (Bm)weight
They (Em)live in every country
And they (G)look like they belong, but,
(D)There is no mistaking where they're (Em)from


Chorus twice

(D)There is no mistaking where they're (Em)from

(D)There is no mistaking where they're (Em)from 


Privacy Policy        Links  Copyright  2002 - 2014 Martin Dardis