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Sea Green Singers - Tom Paines Bones score - for score on 2 pages

Tom Paines Bones by Graham Moore
1. (Bass) As I dreamed out one evening,
By a river of discontent,
I bumped straight into old Tom Paine,
As a-running down the road he went,
He said, "I can't stop right now, my son, King George is after me,
He'll have a rope around my throat
And hang me on the Liberty Tree"

Chorus
And I will dance to Tom Paine's bones,
Dance to Tom Paine's bones,
Dance in the oldest boots I own
To the rhythm of Tom Paine's bones.

2. (Sops) He said "I just spoke about freedom,
And justice for everyone,
Ever since the very first word I spoke
I've been looking down the barrel of a gun,
Well they say I preached revolution,
Let me say in my defence
That all I did wherever I went
Was to talk a lot of common sense."

Chorus


3. (Bass) Well, old Tom Paine he ran so fast,
He left me standing still,
And there I was, a piece of paper in my hand,
And standing at the top of the hill.
(Unison)
It said, "This is the Age Of Reason,
And these are The Rights Of Man,
Kick off religion and monarchy"
It was written there in Tom Paine's plan.

Chorus

4. (Bass) Old Tom Paine, there he lies,
Nobody laughs and nobody cries.
Where he's gone or how he fares,
Nobody knows and nobody cares.

Chorus: But I will dance to Tom Paine's bones
Dance to Tom Paine's bones
Dance in the oldest boots I own
To the rhythm of Tom Paine's bones
I will dance to Tom Paine's bones
Dance to Tom Paine's bones
Dance in the oldest boots I own
To the rhythm of Tom Paine's bones