Atlantis    (intro) (midi)

 

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    Way down below the ocean

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    where I wanna be, she may be.  (4x)

 

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1. The Continent of Atlantis was an island which lay before the Great

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    Flood in an area we now call the Atlantic Ocean.

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    So great an area of land, that from her western shores those beautiful

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    sailors journeyed to the South and North Americas with ease in their

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    ships with painted sails.

G                      C                                                 D

    To the east Africa was a neighbour across a short strait of sea miles.

             F                                                                   C           G

    The great Egyptian age is but a remnant of the Atlantian culture.

 

+ CHORUS  (3x)

 

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2.  The antediluvian kings colonized the world;

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    all the gods who play in the mythological dramas in all legends from

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    all lands were from fair Atlantis.

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    Knowing her fate, Atlantis sent out ships to all corners of  the earth.

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    On board were the twelve : The poet, the physician, the farmer,  the

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    scientist, the magician and the other so-called gods of our legends.

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    Though gods they were and as the elders of our time chose to remain

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    blind, let us rejoice and let us sing and dance and ring in the new.

 

    Hail, Atlantis !  + CHORUS (rep. and fade)

 

    (Donovan)