The Lebanon    (video)

 

    Dm - G …

 

    Dm                                                 G

1.       She dreams of nineteen sixty-nine,

 

    before the soldiers came,

Dm                                                    G

    the life was cheap on bread and wine,

 

    and sharing meant no shame.

Dm                                           G

    She is awakened by the screams

                                            Dm

    of rockets flying from nearby,

                                                         G

    and scared she clings onto her dreams

                                                     F

    to beat the fear that she might die.

 

                                                      G

And who will have won when the soldiers have gone ?

                Dm         - C        Dm            - C

From the Lebanon,       the Lebanon.

 

   Dm                                                   G

2.      Before he leaves the camp he stops,

 

    he scans the world outside,

Dm                                                        G

    and where there used to be some shops,

                                                        Dm

    is where the snipers sometimes hide.

                                                   G

    He left his home the week before,

                                                  Dm

    he thought he’d be like the police,

                                              G

    but now he finds he is at war,

                                                            F

    weren’t we supposed to keep the peace.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                      G

And who will have won when the soldiers have gone ?

                Dm         - C        Dm            - C

From the Lebanon,       the Lebanon,

           Dm      - C               Dm            - C

the Lebanon,       from the Lebanon.

 

F                     C           - F                     C

    I must be dreaming,       it can’t be true.

F                     C           - F                     C

    I must be dreaming,       it can’t be true.

 

+ Dm - G    Dm - G       - F

 

                                                       G

And who will have won when the soldiers have gone ?

                Dm         - C        Dm            - C

From the Lebanon,       the Lebanon,

       Dm          - C               Dm            - C

the Lebanon,       from the Lebanon.

 

    F - C - F - C …

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)    (The Human League)