Al Stewart – A League Of Notions chords

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Transpose:
A cool and educational song by Al Stewart. Laurence Juber does some incredible acoustic 
guitar work, unfortunately all I have here are the chords!

Capo: 2

Intro:

C Cm G F x2 (single strum)

C G F C G C x2

C GI'm here sitting in the wreck of Europe
FWith a map of Europe
C G CSpread out in a hall of Versailles
C G FAnd every single nationality and principality
C G Chave come for a piece of the pie
C GI'm sitting in the wreck of Europe
FWith a map of Europe
C G CAnd the lines and the borders are gone
C GWe've got to do this jigsaw puzzle
FIt's an awful muddle
C G CBut somehow we've got to go on
C7 F**Lawrence of Arabia is waiting in the wings
FmHe's got some Arab sheikhs and kings
C G CAnd we're in debt to them somehow
C7 FLawrence of Arabia has got this perfect vision
FmGonna sell him down the river
C G F C G CThere's no time for him now
C GI think I'm gonna take a piece of Russia
FAnd a Piece of Germany
C G CAnd give them to Poland again
C G FI'll put together Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia
C G CAnd hope that is how they'll remain
C GThen I'll take a bit of Turkey
FThen a lot of Turkey
C G CThis is all quite a heady affair
C GThere's Persia and Iraq to pick up
FAnd there's Churchill's hiccup
C G CAnd we can't leave it up in the air
C7 FWoodrow Wilson waves his fourteen points around
FmAnd says "The time to act is now
C G CWon't get this opportunity again"
C7 FWoodrow Wilson has his fourteen points
FmBut Clemenceau turns to Lloyd George
And says "You know that
C G F C G CGod himself had only ten"
C GToday I'm carried by a league of notions
FBy a league of notions
C G CI don't think I quite understand
C GI only know from this commotion
FThere's a chance that we could turn
C G CThe world in the palm of our hands
C7 FVoices in the corridors of power
FmCandles burning hour by hour
C G CStill you know that to the victors go the spoils
C7 FSuch a great responsibility to make it fair
FmAnd there must be some reparations now
C G F C G CAnd don't forget the oil
C GToday I'm carried by a league of notions
FBy a league of notions
C G CI don't think I quite understand
C GI only know from this commotion
FThere's a chance that we could turn
C G CThe world in the palm of our hands
C GPax vobiscum
F C G CWo-Oh, Pax vobiscum
(End on C) **The strumming pattern changes here. Pluck quarter notes on the bass line and single, percussive strums after each plucked note. Go back to regular strumming at the end of the phrase (after the Fm, for the C G C)
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