One Tin Soldier The Original Caste [Verse 1] F C Listen children to a story Dm Am That was written long ago Bb F 'Bout a kingdom on a mountain Bb C And the valley folk below F C On the mountain was a treasure Dm Am Buried deep beneath a stone Bb F And the valley people swore Bb C F They'd have it for their very own [Chorus] F C Go ahead and hate your neighbour Bb F Go ahead and cheat a friend F C Do it in the name of heaven Bb F Justify it in the end F C There won't be any trumpets blowing Bb F Come the judgement day F C On the bloody morning after F One tin soldier rides away [Verse 2] So the people of the valley Sent a message up the hill Asking for the buried treasure Tons of gold for which they'd kill Came an answer from the kingdom "With our brothers we will share All the secrets of our mountain All the riches buried there" [Verse 3 (key up one tone)] G D Now the valley cried with anger Em Bm "Mount your horses, draw your sword" C G And they killed the mountain people C D So they won their just reward G D Now they stood beside the treasure Em Bm On the mountain darkened red C G Turned the stone and looked beneath it C G "Peace on earth" was all it said [Chorus (key up one tone)]