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From: Ron McConnell Spudder@worldnet.att.net
sung/written by Kimmie Rhodes w/ Gillian Welch
Album: Rich From the Journey

God’s Acre 

Play in key of A (or capo @ 2nd fret in key of G)
Verse 1:
I’m going [A] home [D] to God’s [A] Acre
[D] Where my [A] loved ones wait for [E7] me.
Sky of [A] blue, [D] grass of [A] green
[D] And the [A] morning [E7] birds will [A] sing.
 
Chorus:
I’m going to [D] live in the [A] sunshine
[D] Of the [A] clear new light of [E7] day.
No more to [D] roam.
I’m going [A] home [D] to God’s [A] Acre.
[E7] I’m on my [A] way.
 
Verse 2:
There is a [A] pathway [D] straight and [A] narrow
[D] Leading [A] to the golden [E7] streets.
There is a [A] mansion [D] ready [A] for me
In the [A] valley [E7] fair and [A] sweet
 
Chorus:
Instrumental break: (verse chords)
Chorus:
 
Verse 3:
[A] Going home [D] to God’s [A] Acre
[D] Where my [A] loved ones wait for [E7] me.
Sky of [A] blue and [D] grass of [A] green
[D] And the [A] morning [E7] birds will [A] sing.
 
Outro: Instrumental (verse chords)
 
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