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The Band Rags And Bones Lyrics

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F#m
Catch a taxi to the fountainhead
C#sus4/G#
Blinking neon penny arcade
A
A young Caruso on the fire escape
Bm Bm/C# D D/E
Painted face ladies on parade
F#m
The newsboy on the corner
C#sus4/G#
Singing out headlines
A
And a fiddler selling pencils
Bm Bm/C# D
The sign reads: Help the blind


F#m F#m/E Dmaj7
Comin' up the lane callin'
Bm7 C#m7 F#m
Workin' while the rain's fallin'
Dmaj7 C# A/E D#m7-5
Ragman, your song of the street
Dmaj7 E7sus4
Keeps haunting my memory
F#m F#m/E Dmaj7
Music in the air
Bm7 C#m7 F#m
I hear it ev'rywhere
Dmaj7 C# A/E D#m7-5
Rags, bones and old city songs
Dmaj7 E7sus4 A
Hear them, how they talk to me

Trolley car rings out the morning
Whistle blows at noon
A cat fight breaks open the night
While watch dogs bay at the moon
A preacher on an orange crate
With a Salvation Army Band
And clicking along the cobbled stones
That's the sound of the ice-cream man

Comin' up the lane callin'
Workin' while the rain's fallin'
Ragman, your song of the street
Keeps haunting my memory
Music in the air
I hear it ev'rywhere
Rags, bones and old city songs
Hear them, how they talk to me

The organ grinder and his monkey
Still walkin' the same old beat
The shoe-shine boy slappin' leather
He puts the rhythm in your feet
Strollin' by the churchyard
List'nin' to the Sunday choir
With voices rising to the heavens
Like sirens screaming to a fire

Comin' up to the lane callin'
Workin' while the rain's fallin'
Ragman, your song of the street
Keeps haunting my memory
Music in the air
I hear it ev'rywhere
Rags, bones and old city songs
Play them one more time for me





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