Transcrption by: Jouni A. Smed (firstname.lastname@example.org)
THE GUNNER'S DREAM
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Floating down through the clouds
Memories come rushing up to meet me now.
In the space between the heavens
And in the corner of some foreign field,
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I had a dream,
I had a dream.
Goodbye Max, goodbye Ma.
After the service when you're walking slowly to the car
And the silver in her hair shines in the cold November air,
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You hear the tolling bell, and touch the silk in your lapel,
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And as the tear drops rise to meet the comfort of the band,
You take her frail hand and hold on to the dream.
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A place to stay, enough to eat,
Somewhere old heroes shuffle safely down the street.
Where you can speak out loud about your doubts and fears,
And what's more no-one ever disappears,
You never hear their standard issue kicking in your door.
You can relax on both sides of the tracks,
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And maniacs don't blow holes in bandsmen by remote control,
And everyone has recourse to the law,
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And no-one kills the children anymore.
No-one kills the children anymore.
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Night after night, going round and round my brain,
C D G
His dream is driving me insane___________________.
In the corner of some foreign field,
The gunner sleeps tonight.
Em C D/C
What's done is done.
We cannot just write off his final scene.
C G Em
Take heed of his dream,
Updated: April 7/98