Papers and Pins chords & lyrics

by The Tossers

  • Papers and Pins is a traditional song covered by celtic punk band, The Tossers.
  • The song was featured on their album Communication & Conviction.
  • Released: 2001
  • Music: Key of G Major in 2/2 time at 126 bpm (♩)
  • Easy Song Chords: G, C, D7

Papers and Pins by The Tossers

Intro: 2/2                                           
   |  G  |  D7  |  D7  |  G  |  C  |  G  |  D7  |  G  | ...x3

         G            D7                                          G
1. I'll give to you a pa-per and pins___ And that's the way that love be-gins
       C               G                      D7               G
   If you will mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry___ If you'll mar-ry me

        G                 D7                                            G
2. Well I don't want your pa-per and pins___If that's how you say that love begins
       C               G                      D7              G
   And I won't mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry___ I won't mar-ry you

              G            D7                                           G
3. Well I'll give to you a sil-ver ball___To bounce from the kitchen in-to the hall
       C               G                      D7               G
   If you will mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry___ If you'll mar-ry me
 
        G                 D7                                          G
4. Well I don't want your sil-ver ball___ To bounce in the kitchen in-to the hall
       C               G                      D7              G
   And I won't mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry___ I won't mar-ry you

              G             D7                                         G
5. Well I'll give to you a rock-ing chair___And sit in the garden and take the share
       C               G                      D7               G
   If you will mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry___ If you'll mar-ry me

      G                  D7                                         G
6. No I don't want your rock-ing chair___ To sit in the garden and take the share
       C               G                      D7              G
   And I won't mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry___ I won't mar-ry you

              G            D7                                       G
7. Well I'll give to you a sil-ver spoon___ To feed the baby in the af-ter-noon
       C               G                      D7               G
   If you will mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry___ If you'll mar-ry me

        G                 D7                                        G
8. Well I don't want your sil-ver spoon___ To feed the ba-by in the af-ter-noon
       C               G                      D7              G
   And I won't mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry___ I won't mar-ry you


Instr: ||:  G   |  D7  |  D7  |  G  |  C  |   G  |   D7  |   G  :||

              G               D7                                          G
9. Well I'll give to you the keys to my chest___ And all the mo-ney which I possess
       C               G                      D7               G
   If you will mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry___ If you'll mar-ry me

        G                 D7                                           G
10. Now I might take the keys to the chest___ And all the mo-ney that you poss-ess
        C               G                      D7              G
    And I might mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry___ I might mar-ry you

       G        D7                                       G
11. Oh Ha-ha-ha now I see___ You love my mo-ney but you don't love me
       C               G                       D7              G
    So I won't mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry___ I'll not mar-ry you

          G       D7                                               G 
12. Well Ah-ha-ha now I see___ You'd like to get mar-ried but you don't like me
        C               G                      D7              G  C  G
    And I won't mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry mar-ry___ I won't mar-ry you

G Major

Red numbers: Finger positions/notes played
A column of 1's: Barre 1st finger over marked strings
Unmarked strings: Play open 
x: Don't play string

Right-Handed Chord Tabs  
            G                  D7                   C
    e |---|---|-3-|     e |---|-3-|---|     e |---|---|---|
    B |---|---|---|     B |-1-|---|---|     B |-1-|---|---|
    G |---|---|---|     G |---|-2-|---|     G |---|---|---|
    D |---|---|---|     D |---|---|---|     D |---|-2-|---|
    A |---|-1-|---|     A |---|---|---|x    A |---|---|-3-|
    E |---|---|-2-|     E |---|---|---|x    E |---|---|---|x
Frets   1   2   3           1   2   3           1   2   3


Left-Handed Chord Tabs 
          G                  D7                   C
    |-3-|---|---| e     |---|-3-|---| e     |---|---|---| e
    |---|---|---| B     |---|---|-1-| B     |---|---|-1-| B
    |---|---|---| G     |---|-2-|---| G     |---|---|---| G
    |---|---|---| D     |---|---|---| D     |---|-2-|---| D
    |---|-1-|---| A    x|---|---|---| A     |-3-|---|---| A
    |-2-|---|---| E    x|---|---|---| E    x|---|---|---| E
      3   2   1           3   2   1           3   2   1
      

Notes

  • Level Of Ease: Easy... a lot of fun for beginners
  • Song Key: G Major (1 sharp - F#)
  • 2/2 Time: This means there are 2 minim/half-note beats per bar.
  • Tempo: 126 bpm If you are using a metronome or similar device, it will sound on every minim/half-note beat of each bar. You can count the bar as | 1 2 | or | 1& 2& |.
  • Standard chord progression for G Major: G - Am - Bm - C - D - Em - F#dim

    This song follows the ever-popular I - IV - V or I - IV - V7 progression, namely G - C - D7.
The Tossers
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The Tossers
  • The Tossers are a celtic punk band originating from Chicago, Illinois. Performing since 1993, they have released a number of albums and toured with many popular celtic bands including Murphy's Law, Dropkick Murphys, Flogging Molly, Streetlight Manifesto, Catch 22, The Reverend Horton Heat, Street Dogs, Clutch, Sick of it All, Mastodon and The Pogues.
  • The Tossers
  • Official Website: thetossers.com
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