Steal Away chords

by The Fureys

  • Writer: Phil Coulter - Irish musician, songwriter and record producer from Derry, Northern Ireland.
  • Date: 1983
  • Featured Artists: The Fureys from the album The Fureys Finest
  • Music: F Major in 6/8 time at 68 bpm (𝅘𝅥.)
  • Chords: F, Gm, Bb, C, C7
  • Beginners: Easier in C or D Major. If you are playing with the video, you will need a Capo on the 3rd fret if playing in D Major or on  the 5th fret if playing in C Major.
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
F Major F Major Gm Bb Major Bb Major C Major C7
F Major F Major Gm Bb Major Bb Major C Major C7

Steal Away

Song Key is highlighted - Transpose to any other key
              F
Intro: 3/4 |       |       |

    F       C         C7      F 
CH. Steal a-way, lets steal a-way
       Bb      Gm      C       C7
    No reas-on left to stay |      |
        F      C           C7      F 
    For me and you   Let's start a-new
        Bb       C       F 
    And dar-ling steal a-way |  𝄎  |
    
   
         F       C       C7          F 
1. Let's steal a-way and chase some dreams
       Bb        Gm     C          C7
   And hope they nev-er find us |      |
       F     C          C7     F 
   The dreay days   The emp-ty nights
         Bb         C      F   
   We'll leave them all be-hind us |  𝄎  |  
   
   
    F       C         C7      F 
CH. Steal a-way, lets steal a-way
       Bb      Gm      C       C7
    No reas-on left to stay |     |
        F      C           C7      F 
    For me and you   Let's start a-new
        Bb       C       F 
    And dar-ling steal a-way |  𝄎  |   
    
    
         F        C        C7    F  
2. We'll leave be-hind the ci-ty streets
       Bb        Gm    C          C7
   The gloom and des-o-la-tion |      |
       F        C           C7       F   
   The rain the cold   Just grow-ing old
       Bb          C        F   
   God knows its a hard old stat-ion |  𝄎  |  
   
   
    F       C         C7      F 
CH. Steal a-way, lets steal a-way
       F       C       C7      F 
    No reas-on left to stay |     |
        F      C           C7      F 
    For me and you   Let's start a-new
    Bb          C       F 
    And dar-ling steal a-way |  𝄎  |
    
    
[Missing Verse played as an Instrumental:]

             F          C        C7    F 
Instr: We'll leave with just our me-mo-ries
           F      C      C7          F 
       And make a new be-gin-ning |     |
          F       C           C7     F   
       We have to choose   To win or lose
                Bb      C        F 
       And it's time we start-ed win-ning |  𝄎  |
       

    F       C         C7      F 
CH. Steal a-way, lets steal a-way
       Bb      Gm      C       C7
    No reas-on left to stay |     |
        F      C           C7      F 
    For me and you   Let's start a-new
        Bb       C       F 
    And dar-ling steal a-way |  𝄎  |... 

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