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From: “Elton John”

Border Song
by

ELTON JOHN and BERNIE TAUPIN

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Universal Music Publishing Group

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BORDER SONG
Words and Music by ELTON JOHN
and BERNIE TAUPIN
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I have seen the spec - tre he has been here too,
Now the wind has changed di - rec - tion and I have to leave.

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Let us strive to find a way to make all ha - tred cease.
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Dis - tant cous - in from down the line, brand of peo-ple who ain’t my kind, 3
Won’t you please ex - cuse my frank - ness but its not my cup of tea,
There’s a man o - ver there, what’s his col - or I don’t care,

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Ho - ly Mo - ses I have been re - moved.
Ho - ly Mo - ses, I have been re - moved.

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He’s my broth - er, let us live in peace.

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