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Elizabeth Reigns – Ringo Starr

04/29/2010

This one is actually a pretty skillfully constructed song. All this starting with another chords than the key it’s in and a clever bridge makes Ringo certainly not a dull boy.

intro:   C     B    F    G

C               B
Elizabeth reigns over and under
F                G
Elizabeth reigns lightning and thunder
C                B
Elizabeth reigns since I was younger
Em    Em7         A      A7
She's head of the family
Am       D           G   F#
Elizabeth reigns over me

Bm                    E
The Queen mum is dead but she lives in my head
A                      D    F#
Since the world was at war
Bm                    F#m
We all felt her pain but never complained
F                G
we all loved her more.

C               B
Elizabeth reigns over and under
F                G
Elizabeth reigns lightning and thunder
C                B
Elizabeth reigns since I was younger
Em    Em7         A      A7
She's head of the family
Am       D           G   F#
Elizabeth reigns over me

Bm              E
A letter unsent entombed in cement
A                     D    F#
And hung from the hanging tree
Bm                        F#m
God save the Queen if you know what I mean
F                   G
We don't really need a king.

C                    Cm
Six hundred servants use her detergent
Cdim                 C
Scrubbing the palace floor
C                       Cm
And all of your sins are as big as the Windsors
Cdim                      C
So lets point our fingers no more

C   Cm   Cdim   C
G

C               B
Elizabeth reigns over and under
F                G
Elizabeth reigns lightning and thunder
C                B
Elizabeth reigns since I was younger
Em    Em7         A      A7
She's head of the family
Am       D           G
Elizabeth reigns over me

G   D  Em  G

Am       D
Elizabeth reigns
C   Cmaj7  Am  G
over me.

G   D  Em  G
C   D  G

Transcribed by Dawidsu (Dave)
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