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From: "J & L Publishing" Words and music: Buck Owens (1966) Buck plays this in D# on the recording I have. Capo at first fret and play as D. Submitted by John M. Robinson There's Dust on Mother's Bible Slow Waltz D# Chorus D There's dust on mother's Bible G D Its cover's worn with age G D And tho it's old and wrinkled A D Mama's there on every page The night the angels called her Mama called me to her side And handed me her Bible Said "Son, let God be your guide." Chorus I picked up mother's old Bible To my heart I pressed it tight And I heard her softly whisper "Son, I'll meet you on the other side." Instrumental Break I kissed my mother's old Bible And I wiped away the dust. Oh you never know until she's gone How you'll miss your mother's love Chorus ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ From: "RONNIE DAVIS" Dust On Mother's Bible Chorus: There’s [G] dust on [D] Mother’s [G] Bible It’s [C] cover’s worn with [G] age And [C] though it’s old and [G] wrinkled Mama’s there on [D] every [G] page. The [G] night the [D] angels called [G] her Mama [C] called me to her [G] side And [C] handed me her [G] Bible Said “ Son let [D] God be your [G] guide” Chorus I [G] picked up [D] Mother’s old [G] Bible To my [C] heart I pressed it [G] tight And I [C] heard her soulfully [G] whisper “Son I’ll meet you on the [D] other [G] side”. I [G] kissed my [D] Mother’s old [G] Bible And I [C] wiped away the [G] dust Oh you’ll [C] never know until [G] she’s gone How you’ll miss your [D] Mother’s [G] love. ChorusHome