Standard guitar tuning:EADGBENo capo
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VerseTrader found the jeweled land was occupied before he came By humans of a second look who couldn't even write their names shame Trader said they're not as good as folks who wear velvet robes Wrote home again and asked, "Please help, their breasts I see; they're not like me
ChorusBanish them from our prairies and our hillsides Clear them from our mountains and our seaside I want them off our lakes so please reply, signed sincerely.
VerseTrader he got the crown okay, cleared humanity from his way He civilized all he saw making changes every single day, say
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D/E D C D/E D C D/E D C C A G C A G/BHoping, like a budding rose, humbling shows Making it Struggling lonely, like a desert field, break the seal, make it real Ears to hear, beyond the showers, on to the suns of tomorrows Burning the flesh of all sorrows, D/Creason to lCive D/CReason to Ccontinue D/CReason to Cgo on D/CReason to Clive D/CReason to Clive D/CReason to Clive