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Fire on the Mountain   The Marshall Tucker Band

 
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 ** TEMPO = 100 BPM


 


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 VERSE #1: [8 M]


 

 
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 Took my fam'ly away from my? Carolina home? Had dreams about the West and?


 


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 ? started to roam? Six long months on a dust? covered trail?


 


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 They say heaven's at the end, but so far it's been hell? And there's?


 


 CHORUS #1: [7.5 M]


 

 
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 ? fire on the mountain,? lightnin' in the air,? gold in them hills and it's


 


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 waitin' for me there?


 


 VERSE #2: [8 M]


 

 
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 We were diggin' and siftin'? from five to five? sellin' everything we found?


 


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 just to stay alive? Gold flowed free like the whiskey in the bars?


 


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 Sinnin' was the big thing, Lord, and? Satan was his star? And there's?


 


 CHORUS #2: [7.5 M]


 

 
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 ? fire on the mountain,? lightnin' in the air,? gold in them hills and it's


 


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 waitin' for me there?


 


 INTERLUDE: [16] [M]


 

 
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 VERSE #3: [8 M]


 

 
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 Dance hall girls were the? evenin' treat?


 


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 Empty cartridges and blood? lines the gutters of the street?


 


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 Men were shot down for the? sake of fun,?


 


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 or just to hear the noise of their? forty four guns? And there's?


 


 CHORUS #3: [7.5 M]


 

 
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 ? fire on the mountain,? lightnin' in the air,? gold in them hills and it's


 


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 waitin' for me there?


 


 VERSE #4: [8 M]


 

 
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 Now my widow she? weeps by my grave? Tears flow free for her man?


 


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 she couldn't save? Shot down in cold blood by a gun that carried fame?


 


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 all for a useless and no good,? worthless claim? And there's?


 


 CHORUS #4: [4.5 M]


 

 
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 ? fire on the mountain,? lightnin' in the air,? gold in them hills and it's


 


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 waitin' for me there?


 


 CHORUS #5: [8.5 M]


 

 
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