Waterloo    (video)

 

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Waterloo, Waterloo, where will you meet your Waterloo ?

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Every puppy has his day, everybody has to pay,

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everybody has to meet his Waterloo.

 

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1. Now, ole Adam was the first in history,

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    with an apple he was tempted and deceived.

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    Just for spite the devil made him take a bite,

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    and that's where ole Adam met his Waterloo.   +  CHORUS

 

(orig. moves up half a note to capo 2nd here)

 

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2. Little General Napoleon of France

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    tried to conquer the world, but lost his pants.

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    Met defeat known as Bonaparte's retreat,

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    and that's where Napoleon met his Waterloo.      +  CHORUS  

 

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3. Now, a feller, his darling proved untrue,

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    took her life, but he lost his too.

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    Now he swings where the little birdie sings,

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    and that's where Tom Dooley met his Waterloo.     +  CHORUS

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)    (Stonewall Jackson)