ARTIST: Elton John and Bernie Taupin
TITLE: Levon
Lyrics and Chords

[Capo 3]

Levon wears his war wound like a crown
He calls his child Jesus
'Cause he likes the name
And he sends him to the finest school in town

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Levon, Levon likes his money
He makes a lot they say
Spends his days counting
In a garage by the motorway

He was born a pauper to a pawn
On a Christmas day when the New York Times said
God is dead, and war's begun
Alvin Tostig has a son today

/ F#m Bm / G D / Em7 D / G D Em7 - - - / 

And he shall be Levon
And he shall be a good man
And he shall be Levon
In tradition with the family plan
And he shall be Levon
And he shall be a good man
He shall be Levon

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Levon sells cartoon balloons in town
His family business thrives
Jesus blows up balloons all day
Sits up 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

{Bridge, then refrain twice}

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