Patches:Dickey Lee. #6 in 1962. ***In the original there are 4 key changes. I marked them as capo/barre 1st fret, etc.*** #1.(Capo/barre 1st fret. Key C#) C Em F C Down by the river that flows by the coal yards, C Em F G7 stand wooden houses with shutters torn down. C E F C There lives a girl everybody calls Patches. C Em F G7 C Patches my darling of old Shanty town. #2. (Capo/barre 2nd fret. Key D) C Em F C We planned to marry when June brought the summer. C Em F G7 I couldn't wait to make Patches my bride. C E F C Now I don't see how that ever can happen.. C Em F G7 C My folks say no, and my heart breaks inside. Chorus:#1. C E F C F C Pat..ches, oh, what can I do? I swear I'll always love you. F C But a girl from that place would just bring me disgrace, G7 C so my folks won't let me love you. #3. (Capo/barre 3rd fret. Key D#) C Em F C Each night I cry, as I think of that shanty. C Em F G7 And pretty patches there watching the door. C E F C She doesn't know that I can't come to see her.. C Em F G7 C Patches must think, that I love her no more. Chorus:#1. #4. (Capo/barre 4th fret. Key E) C Em F C I hear a neighbor telling my father.. C Em F G7 He says a girl name of Patches was found, C E F C floating face down in that dirty old river, C Em F G7 C that flows by the coal yards in old Shan..ty town. Chorus:#2.(x2) C E F C F C Pat..ches, oh, what can I do? I swear I'll always love you. F C It may not be right but I'll join you tonight.. C G7 C Patches I'm coming to you. A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.