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"The Trooper" is a song written by Iron Maiden bass player Steve Harris. It is Iron Maiden's ninth single, and the second from their 1983 album Piece of Mind. The single was released on June 20, 1983. The song is about the Battle of Balaclava in 1854 during the Crimean War, and is at least partially based upon Alfred Lord Tennyson's poem "The Charge of the Light Brigade", taking the viewpoint of one of the slain troopers, who, in the… read more

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    Greetings from Iron Maiden Fan Club Serbia !!! http://www.ironmaiden.marjantrajkovski.com
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    gooooooooooooooood!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    HI, MY NAME IS CRISTINE, FROM ROMANIA 6 GIUNE MY CUSIN HAVE HIS GRATE DAY – MARRIAGE HE IS YOUR FUN, LOVE YOU I WANT MAKE A SURPRISE FOR HIM – GIVE YOUR MUSIK LIVE BUT I HAVE NO MONEY TO PAY YOU CAN YOU HELP ME? TO COME IN ROMANIA, CLUJ TO SING AT HIS CEREMONY? I KNOW IS A GREAT QUESTION BUT I WANT DO IT FOR HIM. PLEASE DO IT! JESSU WILL BLESS YOU WITH MY LOVE CRISTINE
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    The trooper, the best Speed-track from MAIDEN!.. in my opinion..
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    Exactly the song I was looking to listen to at the moment lml
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    Maiden!Maiden!Maiden!
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    fucking epic
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    Fun to play on guitar
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    This and Iron Maiden, are the songs which I do my Fastest Headbanging! When I'm listening to music and this comes around...It drives me crazy!!!!
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    Best. Rock. N. Roll. Song... Ever!

Lyrics

You'll take my life but I'll take yours too
You'll fire your musket but I'll run you through
So when you're waiting for the next attack
You'd better stand there's no turning back

Iron Maiden - The Trooper Lyrics

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