Ballad of Serenity (Theme to Firefly)

This is an online fiddle lesson for the theme to Firefly, "Ballad of Serenity." is your best source for Bluegrass, Old Time, Celtic, Gospel, and Country fiddle lessons!

Genre: Country
Skill Level: Intermediate
Key of A

The Firefly

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"TheBallad of Serenity" was written by Joss Whedon and performed by Sonny Rhodes. It is also known as the Theme to Firefly. Firefly was a short-lived series on the Fox television station. The song has been covered by a band called The Henry Kaiser Band and can be heard in the closing title music of Firefly's movie adaption, Serenity. The theme is also used as the chorus to folk band Escape Key in their Firefly tribute entitled Mal's Song.

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The Ballad of Serenity

Take my love, take my land 
Take me where I cannot stand 
I don't care, I'm still free 
You can't take the sky from me 
Take me out to the black 
Tell them I ain't coming back 
Burn the land and boil the sea 
You can't take the sky from me 

There's no place I can be 
Since I've found Serenity 
But you can't take the sky from me