The Stone Outside Dan Murphys Door chords
by Foster & Allen
- The Stone Outside Dan Murphys Door was written by John Francis Patterson - an Irish singer, songwriter and circus entertainer.
- This cover by Foster & Allen is featured on their album, Foster & Allen's Ireland.
- Music: Key of F Major → (key change) → G major in 3/4 time at 164 bpm (♩)
- Chords: F, B♭, Gm, C, C7, Dm, G, Am, D, D7, Em
The Stone Outside Dan Murphy's Door by Foster & Allen
Intro: 3/4 | F | F | Bb | Gm | C7 | C7 | F | F | F Gm 1. There's a sweet gar-den spot in our mem-‘ry C7 F It's the place we were born in and reared F Gm ‘Tis long years a-go since we left it C7 F But re-turn there we will if we're spared C Dm Our friends and com-pan-ions of child-hood G7 C C7 Would as-sem-ble each night near the store F Bb Gm Round Dan Murphy's shop oh how oft-en we’ve sat C7 F On the stone that stood out-side his door F Gm Chorus: Those days in our hearts we will cher-ish C7 F Con-ten-ted al-though we were poor F Bb Gm And the songs that were sung in the days we were young C7 F On the stone out-side Dan Mur-phy's door F Gm 2. When our day's work was o-ver we'd meet there C7 F In the win-ter or spring the same F Gm The boys and the girls all to-geth-er C7 F Would join in some in-no-cent game C Dm Dan Mur-phy would bring down his fid-dle G7 C C7 While his daugh-ters looked af-ter the store F Bb Gm The mu-sic would ring and sweet songs we would sing C7 F On the stone out-side Dan Mur-phy's door F Gm Chorus: Those days in our hearts we will cher-ish C7 F Con-ten-ted al-though we were poor F Bb Gm And the songs that were sung in the days we were young C7 F On the stone out-side Dan Mur-phy's door Instr: | F | F | Bb | Gm | C7 | C7 | F | D7 | (key change) G Am 3. Back a-gain will our thoughts oft-en wan-der D7 G To the scenes of our child-hood's home G Am The friends and com-pan-ions we left there D7 G It was pov-er-ty caused us to roam D Em Since then in this life we have pros-pered A7 D D7 But now still in our hearts we feel sure G C Am For mem-‘ries will fly to the days gone by D7 G And the stone out-side Dan Murphy's door G Am Chorus: Those days in our hearts we will cher-ish D7 G Con-ten-ted al-though we were poor G C Am And the songs that were sung in the days we were young D7 G On the stone out-side Dan Mur-phy's door...
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- Key, note & chord transposition chart
- The Stone Outside Dan Murphys Door chords and lyrics
F Major → G Major
Numbered Circles: Chord fingering - number inside circle indicates which finger to use
Unmarked strings: Play open
X: Don't play string
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings
R: Root Note
B: Bass Note
Right Handed Charts:
Left Handed Charts:
Notes:Help with the charts
The chord diagram for B♭- 2 options.
- The open chord option is common for beginners as it doesn't require a barre chord - if you do this, don't play strings 5 & 6.
- Barre the first 5 strings on the 1st fret and play the notes accordingly (A shape).
The F chord diagrams - 2 options
- You can play the first 4 strings as an open chord - omitting string 5 & 6 - ideal for beginners.
- Barre the whole first fret and play the notes accordingly (E shape).
The Gm chord is a very easy barre chord. Simply barre the 3rd fret and play an Em shape on the 5th fret.
- Level Of Ease: Fairly Easy. You will need to know a few barre chords, B♭ and Gm.
- Song Keys : This version of the song is in the key of F major - 1 flats (B♭) with a key change to G Major - 1 sharp (F#)
- 3/4 time: This means 3 quarter-note beats or crotchet-beats per bar, therefore the count is |1 2 3|, |1& 2& 3&| or |♩ ♩ ♩| etc.
- Tempo: approx 164 bpm (♩) for each beat of the bar OR 55 bpm (.) for a beat at the start of each bar).