Drums Uke tab by Johnny Cash

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From the Indian reservation to the govern mental school
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Well they're goin to educate me to the white men's Golden Rule
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And I'm learning very quickly for I've learned to be ashamed
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And I come when they call Billy though I've got an Indian name

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And there are drums beyond the mountain Indian drums that you can't hear
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There are drums beyond the mountain and they're getting mighty near

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And when they think that they'd changed me cut my hair to meet their needs
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Will they think I'm white or Indian quarter blood or just half breed
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Let me tell you Mr Teacher when you say you'll make me right
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In five hundred years of fighting not one Indian turned white

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And there are drums beyond the mountain Indian drums that you can't hear
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There are drums beyond the mountain and they're getting mighty near

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Well you thought that I knew nothing when you brought me here to school
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Just another empty Indian just America's first fool
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But now I can tell you stories that are burnt and dried and old
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But in the shadow of their telling walks the thunder proud and bold

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And there are drums beyond the mountain Indian drums that you can't hear
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There are drums beyond the mountain and they're getting mighty near

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Long Pine and Sequoia Handsome Lake and Sitting Bull
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There's Magnus Colorado with his sleeves so red and full
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Crazy Horse the legend those who bit off Custer's soul
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They are dead yet they are living with the great Geronimo

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And there are drums beyond the mountain Indian drums that you can't hear
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There are drums beyond the mountain and they're getting mighty near

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Well you may teach me this land's hist'ry but we taught it to you first
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We broke your hearts and bent your journeys broken treaties left us cursed
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Even now you have to cheat us even though you think us tame
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In our losing we found proudness in your winning you found shame

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And there are drums beyond the mountain Indian drums that you can't hear
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There are drums beyond the mountain and they're getting mighty near

 

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