Dm7, Dm9, Dm11, Dm7, Dm9, Dm11 Dm7, Dm7, D, Dsus2, D AmD, G, AmD, G AmSee D, Gthere! A Amson is born D, G and we Ampronounce him DGfit to Amfight.D, G There are Amblack-heads Don Ghis Amshoulders,D, G and he Ampees himDself Gin the Amnight.D, G We'll make a Cman of him D put him to Etrade D, F, E Cteach him to play DMonopoly and
to sing in the Erain. D, F, E Am, D, G (opakovat mnohokrát)
Em, DEm, D The EmPoet and the painter Dcasting Emshadows on the water
as the Dsun plays on the infantry reAsus2turning from the Bsea.
The Emdoer and the thinker: Dno alEmlowance for the other
as the Dfailing light illuminates the Asus2mercenary's Bcreed.
The Emhome fire burning: Dthe Emkettle almost boiling
but the Dmaster of the Chouse is far aAsus2way.B The Emhorses stamping – Dtheir Emwarm breath clouding
in the Dsharp and frosty Cmorning of the Asus2day. B And the Gpoet Dlifts his Bpen while the Dsoldier Amsheaths his Csword.
And the Emyoungest of the family Dis Emmoving with authority.D BBuilding castles Amby the sea, he Cdares the tardy C/Gtide
to Gwash them all aBbside.
EmD (opakovat 44x)
B, EmB, Em Em D Em
The Emcattle quietly grazing Dat the Emgrass down by the river
where the Dswelling mountain Asus2water moves onward to the Bsea:
the Embuilder of the castles DreEmnews the age-old purpose
and Dcontemplates the Asus2milking girl whose offer is his Bneed.
The Emyoung men of the Dhousehold have all Emgone into service and
are Dnot to be exCpected for a Asus2year. B The Eminnocent young master Dthoughts Emmoving ever faster --
has Dformed the plan to Cchange the man he Asus2seems.B And the Gpoet Dsheaths his Bpen
while the Dsoldier Amlifts his Csword.
And the Emoldest of the Dfamily is Emmoving with authority.
BComing from aAmcross the sea, he Cchallenges the C/Gson
who Gputs him to the Brun. Bbsus2, Bb, Bbsus2, Bb, Bbsus2, Bb, Bbsus4, Bb
EWhat do you Ddo when
the Aold man's gone - do you want to Bbe him?
EAnd your Dreal self Asings the song.