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Tune Req: Old Church Hymns

23 Dec 03 - 10:16 PM (#1078977)
Subject: Tune Req: Old Church Hymns
From: Jeep man

I would like to hear this song by Walan Jennings. I found the lyrics quite easily, but I dont know the melody. Any help? Jim


23 Dec 03 - 10:18 PM (#1078981)
Subject: They lyrics are here
From: Jeep man

http://www.lyrics007.com/Waylon%20Jennings%20Lyrics/Old%20Church%20Hymns%20Lyrics.html    Hope this works, Jim


23 Dec 03 - 11:24 PM (#1079009)
Subject: RE: Tune Req: Old Church Hymns
From: Sorcha

Sorry, Jim, all I could find was lyrics and chords. No sound file of any kind at all.....oh well.


24 Dec 03 - 02:57 AM (#1079025)
Subject: ADDPOP: Old Church Hymns and Nursery Rhymes
From: Joe Offer

For the record, here are the lyrics. I see the song was written by Beth Nielsen Chapman. Many of her songs show a wonderful insight.
It's on a 1990 Waylon Jennings CD called The Eagle, but I don't see a recording by Beth Nielsen Chapman. She has a lovely voice, so it would be nice to hear her sing it.

-Joe Offer-




OLD CHURCH HYMNS AND NURSERY RHYMES

written by Beth Nielsen Chapman

performed by Waylon Jennings.



Capo on the 2nd fret.





Verse 1:

          A            D      A                  E         A

        Blow on you restless wind, up to your old tricks again.

         A                  E                   A                E          A

        Bear down you Texas sun, you make the deserts dry and the brush fires run.

                         D      A                         E         A

        Splintered wood rusty chains, this old front porch swing remains.

          A                E          A                   E       A   

        A pendelum of memories, goes back and forth on a summer breeze.





Chorus:

                D                     A   

        Singing old church hymns and nursery rhymes

              E                   A

        From the days way back before my time.

                D                   A

        With a little child upon my knee

              E

        Singing every sweet word back to me.

              D             A

        Look how far I had to come

            E                   A

        To get back where I started from.

                D

        With a child's wisdom passin' time

            A                         E       A      

        Singing old church hymns and nursery rhymes.







Verse 2:

             A                  D         A                      E      A

        I've run the race I've walked the wire,I paid the price of my desire

             A                         E       A             E       A

        And the only time I've known it all, is just before I took a fall.

            A          D       A                E          A

        So howl you lone coyote song, fade to sapphire sky of dawn.

             A                E       A             E       A

        Count me in the lucky men, to send the world around again.







Chorus.


24 Dec 03 - 11:18 PM (#1079545)
Subject: RE: Tune Req: Old Church Hymns
From: Jeep man

Thanks folks. There is a good deal of stuff about this song on the net. I will keep looking and advise. Jim


25 Dec 03 - 08:25 PM (#1079932)
Subject: RE: Tune Req: Old Church Hymns
From: Jeep man

I'm bringing this thread back for one more try. Maybe someone out there can help me with the melody. Lyrics are plentiful but I would like to hear it too. Jeep


12 Jan 04 - 11:58 PM (#1091683)
Subject: RE: Tune Req: Old Church Hymns
From: Jeep man

refresh


13 Jan 04 - 11:43 AM (#1091868)
Subject: RE: Tune Req: Old Church Hymns
From: Joe Offer

Anybody know if Beth Nielsen Chapman reciorded this, and what album it might be on?
-Joe Offer-


14 Jan 04 - 12:21 AM (#1092421)
Subject: RE: Tune Req: Old Church Hymns
From: Jeep man

Joe, I have searched her file on CD Universe and came up empty. Thanks for your help. Jim