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Cage the Songbird   Elton John

E  ------------------------------------------------------0------------------

B  -----0--------------2------------------3----------------------0----------

G  -----------------------------1------------------------1------------------

D ------------2--------------------------2---------------------------------
A --------------------2--------------------------2-------------------------
E -----0-------------------------------------------------------------------
[A]Sober in the mo[G1]rning light, [D]things look so much different…to how[A] they looked last [E]night
[A]A pale face pressed to an un[G]made bed Like fl[D]ags of many nations
[A]flying high above her head.

[A]The cellophane st[E]ill on the flowers[E/F#m]......the [G2]telegram still in her h[D]and

[A]As whispers circulate all d[G]ay….their[D] back-stage baby princess passed[A] away

And you can [C#m]cage the son[G#m]gbird, but you [Bm]can\'t make her[F#m] sing

And you can [C#m]trap the free [G#m]bird, but you\'ll[Bm] have to clip her[F#m] wings
E D2 E*
Cause she\'ll soar like a hawk when she flies, But she\'ll dive like an eagle when she dies

VERSE (same chords and pattern as verse one) :

Promises of no more lies, fell flat upon an empty stage before the audience arrived.
A return in time to the cheaper seats she never knew what lay beneath
Just a dated handbill they found between the sheets

PRE- CHORUS (same as earlier pre chorus) :

Let down before the final curtain, a shallow heart that left her cold
She left in rouge upon the mirror, a circled kiss to the faithful fans who\'d miss her


Alternate Chord Voicings :

      [G1]            [G2]          [D2]                                                                   
 E   --x--      --x--     --0--
 B   --3--      --0--     --3--
 G   --2--      --0--     --0--
 D   --0--      --0--     --0--
 A   --x--      --0--     --x--
 E   --3--      --3--     --x--

If you have any changes or suggestions feel free to email me.
- Kellen Barrett (prsinthismutha)

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