Intro: Dm Gather weary traveller Gm Dm I have a tale to tell Gm It might just save your life A but only if you listen well Dm for There before the breakers Gm A and just around the way A(strum once) There's a sign A(strum once) That says beware A Gm F E Dm (play variations of dm moving up the fret Board) THE BEAST OF PIRATE'S BAY Verse1 Dm Some say he's a guppi Gm a kid threw in the sea Dm he ate so many sailors A now he's bigger than a tree Dm his teeth as sharp as scissors Gm his claws they are like knives A A and if you think he's ugly A A7 Dm wait til you see his insides! chorus: Dm Oh dont you sail and dont you row Gm certainly dont you swim Dm cause if you aren't careful A you'll end up inside of him Dm He'll eat you up and spit you out Gm You better stay away A A Head the sign that says beware A Gm F E Dm the beast of pirates bay Verse 2 Chorus verse 3 chorus verse 4 chorus (Sad bit): Dm Well now the tavern's empty Gm Dm and it's only you and me. Dm and if you care i'd like to share Gm A how this song came to be Dm so come a little closer Gm A If you really want to know. A A Thi very sad and woefull tale A Gm F E happened so long ago... Dm Gm Dm well i was just a little boy when i came to pirate's bay Gm A and there i found a creature that was very much dismayed Dm Gm A with a harpoon in his dorsel fin and a hook stuck in it's side A A A Gm F E Dm \this mighty whale was in such pain we both began to cry Dm Dm I PUSHED and I shoved! Gm A but he wouldnt give way. Dm Into the deeper waters Gm A off our shallow pirates bay Dm all i could do to help him Gm A was to keep people away. A so i wrote a sign A that said beware A Gm F E Dm the beast of pirates bay! NC WHAT DID IT SAY? Dm dont you sail and dont you row Gm certainly dont you swim Dm Gm A cause if you arent careful you'll end up inside of him Dm he'll eat you up he'll spit you out Gm you better stay away A A HEED THE SIGN THAT SAYS BEWARE Bb HELL I SHOULD KNOW I PUT IT THERE A A HEED THE SIGN THAT SAYS BEWARE A THE BEAST Gm OF F E PI-RATE'S Dm BAY! ending: Dm (strum) A(hit once) Dm(hit once) The timing is the trouble with this, as with all voltaire songs. I think this is accurate. if not correct it. but dont correct it into a different key cos thats just pedantic.