The Original Caste - One Tin Soldier chords

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Verse I
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Listen children to a story that was written long ago
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'Bout a kingdom on a mountain, and the valley folk below
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On the mountain was a treasure buried deep beneath a stone
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And the valley people swore they'd have it for their very own.

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Go ahead and hate your neighbor, go ahead and cheat a friend
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Do it in the name of heaven, you can justify it in the end
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There won't be any trumpets blowing, come the judgment day
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On the bloody morning after - one tin soldier rides away.

Verse II
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So the people of the valley sent a message up the hill
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Asking for the buried treasure, tons of gold for which they'd kill
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Came an answer from the kingdom: “With our brothers we will share
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              G            C
All the secrets of our mountain, all the riches buried there.”


Verse III
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Now the valley cried with anger, mount your horses, draw your sword!
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And they killed the mountain people, sure they’d won their just reward
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Now they stood beside the treasure on the mountain dark and red
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Turned the stone and looked beneath it -
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"Peace on Earth" was all it said.

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