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Ted from Australia Lyr/Chords Add: Longbone (1) Longbone 05 Feb 00

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Steeleye Span: Longbone

Steeleye Span: Longbone

[Steeleye Span]

This track is from Steeleye Span's reunion album Sails Of Silver. A live recording from the Royal Opera Theatre in Adelaide, Australia in 1982 was released on the rare Australian-only LP On Tour.



There was a king who built a ship, And sailed away
Em~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~G ~~D
To look for gold in the hills of Scone.-- Far away
G~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~C ~~~~Am~~~~~~~ G
The only gold in the hills of Scone Is gold you'll never own

It belongs to the giant Longbone . Far away

G~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~C~~~~~ G~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ C
The only gold I've ever known -----It all belonged to the giant Longbone
G~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Am
The only gold I've ever known belonged to the giant Longbone

His teeth are sharp, his claws are long-- So they say
His eyes are like a fire that burns--Far away
We will go to the hills of Scone We'll find the giant Longbone
We'll turn him into stone---Far away


Em~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ G

Through the rain and through the snow ---We sailed away

Em~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~G D
To the land where only fools go---Far away

We stepped onto the shore

And then we heard him roar He must have seen us


We tried to hide, we tried to run---Run away

He killed the crew, he threw the boat---Far away

And the he said ``We are alone

I am the giant Longbone---You should have stayed at home--Far away''


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