Crusader Uke tab by Chris De Burgh

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Em chordEm G chordG
What do I do next said the Bishop to the Priest
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I have spent my whole life waiting preparing for the feast
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and now you say Jerusalem has fallen and is lost
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the king of heathen Saracen has seized the holy cross

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Then the Priest said Oh my Bishop we must put them to the sword
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for God in all his mercy will find a just reward
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for the noble men and sinners and knights of ready hand
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who will be the Lord's crusader send word through all the land

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Jerusalem is lost
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Jerusalem is lost
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Jerusalem is lost

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Tell me what to do said the King upon his throne
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but speak to me in whispers for we are not alone
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they tell me that Jerusalem has fallen to the hand
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of some bedevilled Eastern heathen who has seized the Holy land

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Then the Chamberlain said Lord we must call upon our foes
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in Spain and France and Germany to end our bitter wars
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all Christian men must be as one and gather for the fight
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You will be their leader begin the battle cry

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Jerusalem is lost
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Jerusalem is lost
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Jerusalem is lost

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Ooh high on a hill in the town of Jerusalem
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there stood Saladin the king of the Saracens
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whoring and drinking and snoring and sinking around him his army lay
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secure in the knowledge that he had won the day

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A chordA messenger came blood on his feet and a wound in his chest
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the Christians are coming he said I have seen their cross in the West
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in a rage Saladin struck him down with his knife
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and said I know that this man lies
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they quarrel too much the Christians could never unite

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I am invincible I am the king
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I am invincible and I will win
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I will win

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Closer they came the army of Richard the Lionheart
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marching by day and night with soldiers from every part
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and when the Crusaders came over the mountain and they saw Jerusalem
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they fell to their knees and prayed for her release

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They started the battle at dawn taking the city by storm
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with horsemen and bowmen and engines of war they broke through the city walls
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the heathens were flying and screaming and dying And the Christian swords were strong
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and Saladin ran when he heard their victory song

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We are invincible God is the king
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we are invincible and we will win
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we will win

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What do I do now said the wise man to the fool
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I have spent my whole life waiting to find the Golden Rule
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though centuries have disappeared the memory still remains
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of those enemies together could it be that way again

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Then the fool said Oh you wise men you really make me laugh
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with your talk of vast persuasion and searching through the past
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there is only greed and evil in the men that fight today
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the Song of the Crusader has long since gone away

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Jerusalem is lost
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Jerusalem is lost
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Jerusalem is lost

 

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