Raglan Road chords
by Sinead O'Connor
- Raglan Road was written as a poem by Patrick Kavanagh. He presented the poem to Luke Kelly from The Dubliners who set it to the Traditional Irish Air - Le Fianne Gael An Lae, which translates to The Dawning of the Day.
- Featured Artist: Sinead O'Connor - Irish singer-songwriter.
- Music: Key of A Major in 3/4 time played freely
- Chords A, Asus4, C#m, D, E, Esus4, F#m
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings R: Root Note
Unmarked strings: Play open X: Don't play string B: Bass Note
Raglan RoadSong Key is highlighted - Transpose to any other key
A C#m A D 1. On Rag-lan Road, on an aut-umn day, A Esus4 Asus4 A I saw her first and knew | | D A F#m That her dark hair, would weave a snare, C#m F#m Esus4 E That I might one day rue | | D C#m F#m I saw the dan-ger, yet I walked, C#m F#m Esus4 E A-long the en-chant-ed way | | A C#m A D And I said Let grief, be a fal-len leaf F#m Esus4 Asus4 A at the dawn-ing of the day' | | [Missing Verse:] A C#m A D 2. On Graf-ton Street, in Nov - em - ber, C#m Esus4 Asus4 A We trip-ped light-ly a-long the ledge | | D A F#m Of a deep rav-ine, where can be seen, C#m F#m Esus4 E The worst of pas-sion's pledge | | D C#m F#m The Queen of Hearts, still mak-ing tarts, C#m F#m Esus4 E And I... not mak-ing hay | | A C#m A D Oh, I loved too much by such and such, F#m Esus4 Asus4 A Is hap-pi-ness thrown a-way | | A C#m A 3. I gave her gifts of the mind, D C#m Esus4 Asus4 A I gave her the se-cret signs that's known | | D A F#m To the art-ists, who have known the true C#m F#m Esus4 E Gods of sound and stone | | D C#m F#m And word and tint, I did not stint, C#m F#m Esus4 E I gave her po-ems to say | | A C#m A D With her own name there, and her own dark hair, F#m Esus4 Asus4 A Like clouds o-ver fields of May | | D A F#m C#m F#m Esus4 E Instr: ||: | % | | | | | | :|| A C#m A D F#m Esus4 Asus4 A | | | | | | | | | A C#m D 3. On a quiet street, where old ghosts meet, A Esus4 Asus4 A I see her walk-ing now. | | D A F#m A-way from me so hur-ried-ly, C#m F#m Esus4 E My rea-son must al-low | | D C#m F#m That I had loved, not as I should, C#m F#m Esus4 E A creat-ure made of clay | | A C#m A When the an-gel woos, the clay D F#m Esus4 E A He'd lose, his wings at the dawn of day...
Born Sinéad Marie Bernadette O'Connor on December 8, 1966 (age 56) in Glenageary, County Dublin, Ireland
AKA: Magda Davitt Shuhada Sadaqat
Music Styles: Alternative rock, pop rock, folk rock
Profession: Singer, songwriter, musician, and former priest
Instruments: Voice, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, percussion, low whistle
Active Years: 1986–present