Elton John - Levon Chords & Tabs


Levon Chords & Tabs

Elton John Chords & Tabs

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Levon Chords

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From: b51mc@aol.com (B51MC)

Levon- Elton John & Bernie Taupin

F                            Bb/F             F      Bb                   
Levon wears his war wound like a crown.  He calls his child Jesus
C/E                           Dm               Am                      Bb 
     cause he likes the name and he sends him to the finest school in

Levon, Levon likes his money.  He makes a lot they say
Spends his days counting in a garage by the motorway.
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/e/elton_john/levon_crd.html ]
Am                   Dm                           Bb                      
He was born a pauper to a pawn on a Christmas day when the New York Times 
              Gm7            F                 Bb                 F/A     
said God is dead and war's begun.  Alvin Tostig has a son today.  And he
shall be
Bb                                       F/A                          Bb
Levon and he shall be a good man. And he shall be Levon. in tradition with
F/A                                   Bb                                  
       F/A    Bb
family plan and he shall be Levon.   And he shall be a good man.  He shall
C7sus      C7     F    Bb/F    F    Bb/F

Levon sells cartoon ballons in town.  His fam'ly bus'ness thrives.
Jesus blows up balloons all day.  Sits on the porch swing watching them
fly. And
Jesus, he wants to go to Venus.  Leave Levon far behind.  Take a balloon
and go sailing, while Levon, Levon slowly dies...

Hope this helps, apologies if the chords are placed only approximately
where the changes really are.  Chords courtesy of a very-long defunct
magazine from 23 years ago (i.e. "don't blame me!").  Thanks to everyone
who has posted chords and TAB in the past- this is a great forum.

                                                Bob McCarthy