"Cheyenne Anthem" as written by and Kerry / Livgren....
From the mountains to the sun, life has only just begun
We wed this land and pledge our souls to meet its end
Life has only just begun
Here my people roam the earth, in the kingdom of our birth
Where the dust of all our horses hides the sun
We are mighty on the earth, on the earth

You have come to move me, take me from my ancient home
Land of my fathers I can't leave you now
We will share it with you, no man owns this earth we're on
Now the wheels are rolling, hear the howling winds of war
It's my destiny to fight and die
Is there no solution, can we find no other way, Lord let me stay
Under the endless sky and the earth below
Here I was born to live and I will never go, oh no

But we cannot endure like the earth and the mountains
Life is not ours to keep, for a new sun is rising

Soon these days shall pass away, for our freedom we must pay
All our words and deeds are carried on the wind
In the ground our bodies lay, here we lay

Lyrics submitted by Idan, edited by Octavarium64

"Cheyenne Anthem" as written by Kerry A Livgren Kerry Livgren

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  • +1
    General CommentBelieve this song is about native indians being wiped out by the white man.
    Fein Messon February 07, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentMy favorite song on the album. Awesome!
    norderon April 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThat last line is wrong... It should be. In the ground our bodies lay, here we"ll stay... I think!
    archon007on August 28, 2008   Link
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    General CommentAbsoulutly Outstanding.
    Pink_Floyd_fanon April 07, 2007   Link

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