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Performer Alan Jackson and Alison Krauss written by Harley Allen and Deborah Nims charted by Bo Frazer THE ANGELS CRIED NOTES: capo fret 3 Intro = D C G A D C G A Verse 1: D A They came from near, they came from far, Bm A G Following a distant star to where He lay, D A Not being sure of what it meant, but Bm A Knowing it was heaven sent, G They made their way, Chorus: Em And the creatures gathered 'round G And didn't make a sound, D C G And the angels cried. Verse 2: The angels knew what was to come, The reason God had sent His son From up above. It filled their hearts with joy to see, and Knowing of His destiny, Came tears of love. chorus repeat intro Verse 3: I've often thought about that night And wondered if they realized That star so bright Was sent to tell all the land The Son of God would soon become The Son of Man. chorus repeat last chorus line twice Home