Shield

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Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968. They are considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock, although some band members claimed that their music cannot be categorised as belonging to any one genre. They were once listed by the Guinness Book of W… more »

Mama plays a queen on the hill built on a dream  While the children play in the field 
Papa smokes the pipe of a sweet and better life
But how strong is the shield?
Can peace be found on the carpet above ground  Where sky is forever blue

So let it pass baby now, the slow and riding cloud
 Which may take me from you

Many things a man can lose
His self, his rights, his views 
But never his heart or his love
So take this hand of mine and climb baby, climb 
To the hill up above 

Now you can play a queen on the hill built on a dream  While our children play in the field 
I can smoke the pipe of a sweet and better life
And trust in the strength of the shield 

So trust in you love, and Lucy of above 
And let light pass like a wheel 
Don't take the chance of life's hectic dance
Kiss the strength of the shield 

The seeker will be found by the looker on the ground 
And to his wish he will yield 

Fate will have it's word, of course 
(Think this line is wrong)
And time will change its course 
And hold the strength of the shield

Written by: JON LORD, RITCHIE BLACKMORE, ROD EVANS

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