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Burn Down the Mission  Elton John

Year: 1971
Writers: Elton John\ Bernie Taupin
(G Em7 Bb\C G Em7 Bb\C)*
G Em Bb\C
You tell me there's an angel in your tree
Eb G\D A\C# Dsus4
Did he say he'd come to call on me
G Em7sus4 Bb\C
For things are getting desperate in our home
C#dim7 G\D D C G\B Am7
Living in the parish of the restless folks I know
G F C G G G A B D e
Everybody now bring your family down to the riverside
[F]Look to the east to see wh[C]ere the fat stock [G]hide[G] [A] [B] [D]
Behind four walls of stone the rich man sleeps
G C6\G Bb\C
It's time we put the flame torch to their keep
[Db]Burn down the [Ab]mission
[Gb]If we're gonna stay alive
[Db]Watch the black smoke [Ab]fly to heaven
See the [Gb]red flame light the sky
Eb\Bb Bb
Burn down the mission
Burn it [Ab]down to stay alive
Eb\Bb Bb
It's our only chance of living
Ab Db Bb\C
Take all you need to live inside
(F Eb\Bb Bb\F F
F Eb Bb\D F\C Bb F\A Eb\G
F Eb Bb\D F\C Bb F\A Eb\G
G F C\e G\D C G\B C
G F C\e G\D C G\B C)**
Bb\C Db\Ab Bbm Bbm6 F\C F\A Bb\C Bb
(G Em7 Bb\C G Em7 Bb\C)*
G Em Bb\C
Deep in the woods the squirrels are out today
Eb G\D A\C# Dsus4
My wife cried when they came to take me away
G Em7sus4 Bb\C
But what more could I do just to keep her warm
C#dim7 G\D D C G\B Am7 G
Than burn burn burn burn down the mission walls
F Eb Bb\D F\C Bb F\A Eb\G
F Eb Bb\D F\C Bb F\A Eb\G
G F C\e G\D C G\B C
G F C\e G\D C G\B C)**
(G\C F\C C G)**
Lower case letters are played as octaves, upper case letters as chords:
G G A D D e Bb Bb Bb Bb
[G] [Em] [C] [C] [C] [C] [C]  

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