The Little Tin Soldier
C Am F G Once in a town in the black forest a little white toy shop stood, C Am F G and a little tin soldier with only one leg lived in a castle of wood. F G F G And across the room on another shelf stood a little glass case, C Am F G and a tiny ballerina lived in there all in her dress of lace. F G And from where the little tin soldier stood, F G they could see each other oh so clear. C Am And the little tin soldier watched over her, F G with a love that was so dear. Am Em Am Em Then one day sadness came the tiny ballerina was sold. Am Em Dm The little tin soldier was thrown away, and into a gutter he rolled. Am Dm Am Dm The water carried him to the sea and many far off lands, Am Dm he made many children happy, F G as he passed through their tiny hands. C Am C Am And then one day they met again in a house in the land of Eire. C Am And when the clock on the wall struck the midnight hour, F Dm G they jumped into a fire. C Am C Am And in that fire - they shall stay, forever and a day, C Am F G C and the fire, Lord, is the fire of love, just like the peaceful dove.