Papers and Pins chords

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
Chart Legend
Numbered Circles: Fingers used to play chords   O: Optional Note
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings   R: Root Note
Unmarked strings: Play open   X: Don't play string    B: Bass Note
G Major D7 C Major
G Major D7 C Major

Papers and Pins

Song Key is highlighted - Transpose to any other key
              G     D7     D7     G     C     G     D7     G
Intro: 2/2 ‖     |      |      |     |     |     |      |     ‖... 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

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

              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

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 half-note / minim beats per bar.
  • Tempo: 126 bpm If you are using a metronome or similar device, it will sound on every 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.
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