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SOLDIER OF FORTUNE

WORDS & MUSIC:   Earl P. Reinhalter



        INTRO:  A - E - F#m - E
                D - A - D - A (pause)
                E


                A         E   F#m   E
            I.  second oldest profession,
                D      A  D        A
                mercenary with his gun.
                A            E  F#m    E
                called the ultimate weapon,
                D              A  D  A
                he's a soldier of fortune.


 INSTRUMENTAL:  A - E - F#m - E
                D - A - D - A
 

                A             E  F#m  E
           II.  don't tell me of atom bombs.
                D              A     D         A
                ain't seen one since I've been born.
                A              E   F#m    E
                where's the future coming from?
                D                A  D  A
                guns of soldiers of fortune.


             B  A  F#m
  BRIDGE A:     he won't enlist.
          A  B       A    F#m   E
                he's gone underground.
             B  A    F#m
                he's rather pissed
          A  B     A    F#m  E
                at what he's found.

                mercenary! mercenary!


 INSTRUMENTAL:  like verse and 1/2 bridge


                A        E    F#m    E
          III.  demonstrators in the streets
                D           A   D          A
                carry signs and beat their gums.
                    A           E  F#m        E
                but if you want to get things done,
                D            A  D  A
                be a soldier of fortune.


             B  A   F#m
     BRIDGE B:  no, don't enlist.
          A  B  A  F#m  E
                go underground.
             B  A   F#m
                you should be pissed
          A  B  A    F#m         E
                with what you've found.

                mercenary!


                A         E   F#m   E
           IV.  second oldest profession,
                D      A  D        A
                mercenary with his gun.
                A           E  F#m        E
                if you want to get things done,
                D            A  D  A     D   A   D   A
                be a soldier of fortune.


                D            A  D  A     D   A   D   A
       ENDING:  be a soldier of fortune.
                D            A  D  A     D   A   D   A  (etc.)
                be a soldier . . .

                A - E - F#m - E
                D - A - D - E - A

© Copyright 1982 Earl P. Reinhalter.   All Rights Reserved.

 





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