The Man's Too Strong

Dire Straits

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I\'m just an ageing drummer boy
And in the wars I used to play
And I\'ve called the tune
To many a torture session
Now they say I am a war criminal
And I\'m fading away
Father please hear my confession

I have legalised robbery
Called it belief
I have run with the money
And hid like a thief
I have re-written history
With my armies and my crooks
Invented memories
I did burn all the books
And I can still hear his laughter
And I can still hear his song
The man\'s too big
The man\'s too strong

Well I have tried to be meek
And I have tried to be mild
But I spat like a woman
And sulked like a child
I have lived behind walls
They have made me alone
Striven for peace
Which I never have known
And I can still hear his laughter
And I can still hear his song
The man\'s too big
The man\'s too strong

Well the sun rose on the courtyard
And they all did hear him say
\' You always were a Judas
But I got you anyway
You may have got your silver
But I swear upon my life
Your sister gave me diamonds
And I gave them to your wife \'
Oh Father please help me
For I have done wrong
The man\'s too big
The man\'s too strong

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