Donovan

Universal soldier

Donovan

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Universal soldier

	  		     E         F#           B        G#m 
He's five foot two and he's six feet four 
   E           F#                B 
He fights with missiles and with spears 
     E             F#           B         G#m 
He's all of thirty-one and he's only seventeen 
            C#m                    F# 
He's been a soldier for a thousand years 
       E           F#        B          G#m 
He's a catholic, a hindu, an atheist, a jain, 
  E              F#            B 
A buddhist and a baptist and a jew 
       E                  F# 
And he knows he shouldn't kill 
       B               G#m 
And he knows he always will 
             C#m                      F# 
Kill you for me, my friend and me for you 
         E            F#           B            G#m 
And he's fighting for Canada, he's fighting for France 
     E                F#  B	B7 
He's fighting for the U.S.A. 
     E                F#                B            G#m 
He's fighting for the Russians and he's fighting for Japan 
       C#m                                 F# 
And he thinks we'll put an end to war this way 
         E              F#            B                G#m 
And he's fighting for democracy, he's fighting for the reds 
   E                 F#       B		B7 
He says it's for the peace of all 
         E              F#            B                 G#m 
He's the one who must decide who's to live and who's to die 
       C#m                           F# 
And he never sees the writing on the wall 
        E                 F#             B               G#m 
But without him how would Hitler have condemned him at Dachau 
    E              F#                 B		B7 
Without him Caesar would have stood alone 
         E                 F#        B             G#m 
He's the one who gives his body as a weapon of the war 
        C#m                               F# 
And without him all this killing can't go on 
         E         F#             B            G#m 
He's the universal soldier and he really is to blame 
    E                F#          B 
His orders come from far away no more 
               E                  C#m 
They come from here and there and you and me 
    B                  G#m 
And brothers can't you see 
        C#m 
This is not the way we put the end to war 
 

		  

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