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The Anglo-Saxons
by The Mountain Goats
tabbed by Jonathan Bliss
      and Andy Moskowitz


john: "we'd like to dedicate this song to our friends, the former =

inhabitants of the british isles!"

 e         a                 e      a e
 they used to paint their bodies blue
 a                                      e
 a couple of them might be distantly related to you.
 b                  a                e
 according to ceasar they shaved their entire bodies,
 b         a           e              a e
 except for the upper lip and the head

           e a e             a e
 yeah, the anglo-saxons
           e a e             a e
 yeah, the anglo-saxons
 e                   a
 a sub-literate bunch of guys,
            e                          a
 though some sources say otherwise.
         e b e            a e
 yeah, the anglo-saxons

 e          a        e          a e
 yeah, they were men on a mission,
 a                                      e
 preserving their poetry by oral tradition
          b                     a
 yeah, oral tradition is all you get
        e
 until saint augustine brought in the alphabet.

                e a e            a e
 yeah, the anglo-saxons
                e a e            a e
 yeah, the anglo-saxons,
 e           a
 in 1065 they were ragin'
 e                                a
 but 1066 brought the norman invasion.
                e b e            a e
 yeah, the anglo-saxons

 go!

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