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Alexander the Great

by Iron Maiden

from Hal Leonard publishing

intro (clean sound)

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verse Near to the east... in an ancient land... King Darius the third.... Scythians fell.....
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called Macedonia... river Jaxartes..... --------------------------------------- --------------------------------------- --------------------------------------- -5-5-5--5-5-4-------------------------repeat
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At the age of nineteen... All of Asia minor.... By the Tigris river... Battle of Arbela....
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By the Aegean sea.... 4 B.C. he utterly....Entering Babylon.... treasures he found. took Persepolis------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-------------------------------9-9-9-------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-4-----7-7-7---------------------------------------3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-2--0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0------------------------------------------
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Interlude
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Rhythym during solo Am C G Bb5 F5 Second section: E5 C5 G5 D5 C5 D5 E5
Last verse:A phrygian king..... --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------9--7----------------------------------9--7----------------------------------7--7-------0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0-----------
Alexander cut the Gordian knot....--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------9--7----------------------------------9--7----------------------------------7--7-------0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0-----------
and legend says that...----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------4---7---7-7-7---7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--4---5---5-5-5---5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--2---------------------------------------
he would become the master...-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------4---4-4-4---4-4-4---4-4-5---7--------------------2---2-2-2---2-2-2---2-2-3---5---------------------------------------------------------
Marching on....-------------------------------------------------------------------------------9--12--7---9-12--7-----------------------------9--12--7---9-12--7-----------------------------7--10--5---7-10--5-------------------------------------------------------------------
battle weary marching....
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died of fever in Babylon-----------------------------------------------------------------------------2---5---7--------------------------------2---5---7--------------------------------0---3---5---------------------------------------------------------------------
outro repeat fast intro
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