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(Editor's note: If you want to play along with the Ricky Skaggs version place a capo on the first fret of your guitar.)
I transcribed this from Eric Gumm's recording as recorded by The Dixie Jubilee in North Myrtle Beach, SC. Kenny Michael firstname.lastname@example.org Performer: Eric Gumm Words and music: John G Elliot Somebody's Prayin' Intro: F Gm A Dm Bb F Gm Bb C Bb 1st Verse (F)Somebody's (Dm)prayin' (Bb)I (F)can (Bb) feel it, (F)Somebody's (Dm)prayin' for (Bb)me (C) (F)Mighty hands are (Bb) guiding me To pro (Gm)tect me from what (A7) I can't see, (Dm)Lord (C) I be (Bb) lieve, (F) Lord (C) I be (Dm) lieve, (Bb)Somebody's (C) prayin' for (F) me Repeat Intro 2nd Verse Angels are watchin' I can feel them Angels are watchin' over me There's many miles ahead 'till I get home, Still I'm safely kept before Your throne, Lord I believe, Lord I believe, Angels are watchin' over me. Bridge (F) Well I've (Gm) walked barren (C) wilderness, Where my (F)pillow was a (Dm) stone, And I've been (Bb) through the darkest (F) caverns Where no (C) light had ever (A7) shone, Still I went (Dm) on 'cause there was (Bb) someone Who was (A7) down on their (Dm) knees, And I (Bb) thank you for those (F) people Prayin' (Gm) all this time for (Dm)me-(C)-e-(Bb)-e (C) Repeat 1st Verse(last line twice) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Somebody's Praying C Am Somebody's praying F C F I can feel it C Am F Somebody's praying for me C F Mighty hands are guiding me Dm E7 To protect me from what I can't see Am G7 F Lord I believe C G7 Am Lord I believe F G7 C Somebody's praying for me Am Angels are watching F C F I can feel them C Am F Angels are watching over me C F There's many miles ahead 'till I get home Dm E7 Still I'm safely kept before Your throne Am G7 F Lord I believe C G7 Am Lord I believe F G7 C Angels are watching over me Dm G7 Well I've walked barren wilderness C Am Where my pillow was a stone F C And I've been through the darkest caverns G7 E7 Where no light had ever shone Am F Still I went on 'cause there was someone E7 Am Who was down on their knees F C And Lord I thank you for those people Dm Am G7 F Praying all this time for me--e--e