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GUEST,Sandy Mc Lean (lost cookie) Lyr Req: Far-Side Banks of Jordan (Terry Smith) (22) Lyr Add: FAR SIDE BANKS OF JORDAN (from Carter Fam 08 Jan 04


The Carter Family

Key = F#

Intro: F#  F#  F#  F#

F#                              C#7
I'll admit my steps are growing wearier each day
Still I've got a certain journey on my mind
Lures of this old world have ceased to make me want to stay
My one regret is leaving you behind

F#                               C#7
If it proves to be his will that I am first to cross
And somehow I've a feeling it will be
When it comes your turn to travel likewise don't feel lost
For I will be the first one that you'll see

And I'll be waiting on the far side banks of Jordan
F#7     B                               F#
I'll be sitting drawing pictures in the sand
    C#7                          F#
And when I see you coming, I will rise up with a shout
         B                   F#            C#7               F#
And come running through the shallow water reaching for your hand

Lead Break: B - F# - C#7 - F# - F#

F#                                    C#7
Through this life we've laboured long to earn our meagre fare
It's brought us trembling hands and failing eyes
So I'll just rest there on that shore and turn my eyes away
Until you come then we'll see paradise

Repeat chorus x 2

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