Elton John - The Scaffold chords

Chords
Transpose
Intro: |  D  |  D  |  F#/C#  |  F#/C#  |  C#  |  C#  |

F# G#In Orient where wise I was to please the way I live.
G#m7 F#Come give the beggar chance at hand his life is on his lip.
G#Three score a thousand times where once in Amazon.
G#m7 F#Where El Dorado holds the key no keeper holds my hand.
CHORUS:
Bbm7 Ebm F#/C#Unchain the gate of solitude, the ruler says you run.
Ab/C D7 F#/C# C#Run hard unto the scaffold high - your chance to - jump the gun.
F# C#7 F#Oh, how high the scaffold grows - the plant life of your widow.
C#7 F#In black lace curtains brought you near from out the plate glass window.
F# C#7 F#Oh, how high the scaffold grows - the plant life of your widow.
C#7 F#In black lace curtains brought you near from out the plate glass window.
F# G#The Minotaur with bloody hands is - enraged by the sun.
G#m7 F#Caged he by the corpses brought forth by the dawn.
G#In Orient is as I told the buckshee hangman swears.
G#m7 F#For open crypts to silence nylon knots to sway by prayer.
{Repeat Chorus}
F# G#In Orient where wise I was to please the way I live.
G#m7 F#Come give the beggar chance at hand - his life is on his lip.
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