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From: Ken Keefover Words and music: Merle Haggard c1977 Shade Tree Music, Inc. From Graceland To The Promised Land Em: 022000 A7: 002020 Em/A: 3x2200 D6: x20202 D7: xx0212 D Em G D From the sun years of the Fifties and the birth of rock and roll, A D Millions screamed to see him do his thing. Em G D Elvis touched the life of ev'ry ear that heard him, A7 D And they couldn't help but listen when he sang. G D Em/A D It's a long way from Memphis to that mansion in the sky, A D D6 D7 But he kept his faith in Jesus all along, D D Em/A G It's a long way from Graceland across Jordan to the Promised Land, D A A7 D But Jesus fin'ly came to lead him home.