Last Of The Blacksmiths lyrics by Band - original song full text. Official Last Of The Blacksmiths lyrics, 2021 version | LyricsMode.com
Request & respond explanations
  • Don't understand the meaning of the song?
  • Highlight lyrics and request an explanation.
  • Click on highlighted lyrics to explain.
Band – Last Of The Blacksmiths lyrics
(The | means a new measure and the / means the bass note on the current chord.)

|Eb |C |Eb |C |

Eb |G-/Bb |
Who robbed the cradle, who robbed the grave
C |F- |
Who's the one that asked to be saved
Bb / / Bo7 |C- Db |Ab /Gb /Gb /F |
No, wo-wo-wo no answer came
Eb |G-/Bb |
I moved to the country that cried of shame
C |F- |
I left my home and found a name
Bb / / Bo7 |C- Db |Ab /Gb /Gb /F |
No, wo-wo-wo nobody could explain

C-/G /C /Eb /G |Ab / /Bb / Ab |
Have mercy, cried the blacksmith
C-/G /C /Eb /G |Ab / /Bb / Ab |
How're you gonna replace human hands
C-/G /C /Eb /G |Ab / /Bb / Ab |
Found guilty, said the judge
C-/G /C /Eb /G |Ab |Ab(7) ||Eb |C |Eb |C ||
For not being in demand

Verse:
Frozen fingers at the keyboard
Could this be the big reward
No, no answer came
Brought up everybody to see for themselves
They wouldn't believe it from no one else
No, nobody could explain

Chorus:
Dead tongue said the poet
To the daughter of burlesque
Cocteau, Van Gogh and Geronimo
C-/G /C /Eb /G |Ab |Ab(7) ||Eb |C |Eb |C ||
They used up what was left

|Bb(7) |/ |/ |/ |Bb(7) |/ |/ |/ / / Bo7 |

Chorus:
Cry wolf, said the martyr
I don't believe I'm alive
You're the hero, said the mute
C-/G /C /Eb /G |Ab |Ab(7) ||Eb |C |Eb |C ||
And you're bound to sur-vive

Outro: |F7 |Bb7 |Eb(7) |/ |/ |/ |/ to fade
×



Lyrics taken from /lyrics/b/band/last_of_the_blacksmiths.html

  • Email
  • Correct
Songwriters: Robbie Robertson
Last Of The Blacksmiths lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

Last Of The Blacksmiths meanings

Write about your feelings and thoughts about Last Of The Blacksmiths

Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
U
Min 50 words
Not bad
Good
Awesome!

Post meanings

U
Min 50 words
Not bad
Good
Awesome!

official video

Featured lyrics

0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z