Border Song

Words & Music:

Elton John & Bernie Taupin

C  F/C  C


Am    E7/G# Am     E7/G#  Am

Holy Moses, I have been removed.

C                G/B   C                   Esus4  E

I have seen the spectre, he has been here, too.

C                   G/B

Distant cousin from down the line.

F                   Dm

Brand of people who ain't my kind

F  F#dim  C/G    F6/G          C     F/C  C

Ho-ly---- Moses, I have been removed.


Holy Moses, I have been deceived.

Now the wind has changed direction and I have to leave.

Won't you please excuse my frankness, but it's not my cup of tea.

Holy Moses, I have been deceived.

C                     C/E          F

I'm going back to the border where my affairs,

      C/G        F/G     C

Where my affairs ainŐt abused.


I can't take anymore bad water,

     D/F#                             F/G

Been poisoned from my head down to my shoes.

C   F  C



Holy Moses, let us live in peace.

Let us strive to find a way to make our hatred cease.

There's a man over there.  What's his color? I don't care.

F    F#dim  C/G      F/G            C

He's my---- brother, let us live in peace.

He's my brother, let us live in peace.

F    F#dim  C/G      G7sus4  Dm7            C   F/C   C

He's my---- brother, let us, let us live in peace.


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