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Atlantis - Donovan Leitch
  Artist: Donovan Leitch
 Audio Src: willc's Music Library
 Rated: ( 3 )  | 

Standard Tuning - 4/4 Time

Melody:
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   C                 D
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |  
e|-------------0-3-|-3-2-----------0-|
B|-1---------1-----|-----3-------3---|
G|---0---0---------|-------2---------|
D|-----2-----------|-0-------0-------|
A|-3-------3-------|-----------0-----|
E|-----------------|-----------------|

   F                 C         G
                            _
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | | |  
e|-1---------1-1-3-|-1-0---1-0---------|
B|---1---1---------|-----1-----3-------|
G|-----2-----------|-------------0---0-|
D|-3-------3-------|---------------0---|
A|-----------------|-3-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------3-------|


Intro:  C  D  F [ C  G ]


Verse 1:
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C
The continent of Atlantis was an island
D
Which lay before the great flood
       F
In the area we now call the Atlantic Ocean.
[C                                  G]
So great an area of land, that from her western


Verse 2:
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C
Shores, those beautiful sailors journeyed
       D
to the south and the North Americas with ease,
        F                     [ C      G]
in their ships with painted sails.


Verse 3:
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      C                
To the east Africa was a neighbor across
D
a short strait of sea miles.
F
The great Egyptian age is but a
             [C                       G]
remnant of the Atlantian culture.


Verse 4:
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C
The antedeluvian Kings colonised the world;
D
All the Gods who play a part in the
                              F
mythological dramas in all legends
                                   [C   G]
from all lands were from fair Atlantis.


Verse 5:
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C
Knowing her fate, Altantis sent out ships
       D
to all corners of the earth.

On board were the twelve: 
    F
the poet, the physician, the farmer, the scientist,
[C
the magician, and the other
                  G ]
so called Gods of our legends.


Verse 6:
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C
Tho' Gods they were and as the elders
          D
of our time choose to remain blind,

let us rejoice and let us
F                               [ C
sing and dance and ring in the new.
       G ]
Hail Atlantis!


Chorus: (4 times)
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C                  D
Way down below the ocean
F             [ C
where I wanna be
      G ]
she may be


Solo:  C  D  F [ C  G ]


Chorus (4 times)


Sung with Chorus (fade out):
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My antediluvian baby, oh yeah, yeah, yeah-yeah-yeah,
I want to see you some day.
My antediluvian baby, oh yeah, yeah, yeah-yeah-yeah,
My antediluvian baby.
My antediluvian baby, I love you, girl;
Girl, I want to see you some day.
My antediluvian baby, oh yeah,
I want to see you some day, oh,
My antediluvian baby.
My antediluvian baby, I want to see you;
My antediluvian baby—gotta tell me where she gone
I want to see you some day,
Wake up, wake up, wake up, wake up, oh yeah;
Oh glub glub, down down, yeah...
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