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Traditional
From: Guitar Picker - www.gospelmusic.org.uk
There are two versions of this song the other version is in the "Kids" section.

THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE

Chorus:
(G) This little (C) light of (G) mine, I'm gonna (D7) let it shine. (G) (G7)
This (C7) little light of mine, (G) I'm gonna (C7) let it (G) shine. 
(G) This little (C) light of (Em) mine, (B7) I'm gonna let it (C) shine. (C#)
Every (G) day (everyday), Every (D) day (everyday),
Every (G) day, O every(Em) day.
I'm gonna (G) let my (D7) little light (G) shine.

(G) The light that shines is the (G7) light of love,
(C) Lights the darkness from above.
(G) It shines on me and (Em) shines on you,
(A7) And shows what the power of (D7) love can do.
(G) I'm gonna shine my light both far and near,
(C) I'm gonna shine my light both (A7) bright and clear.
(G) Where there's a dark corner in (Em) this land,
(C) I'm gonna let my (D7) little light (G) shine.

Chorus

(G) (On Monday) give me the (G7) gift of love.
(C) (On Tuesday) peace came from above.
(G) (On Wednesday) He taught me to (Em) watch and pray.
(A7) (On Thursday) He told me just (D7) what to say.
(G) (On Friday) send me down some grace.
(C) (On Saturday) give me a (A7) little more faith.
(G) (On Sunday) give me the (Em) power divine,
(C) To let my (D7) little light (G) shine.

Repeat as led.


If you have a problem playing the chorus try this simplified arrangement

(G) This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine.
This (C7) little light of mine, I'm gonna let it (G) shine. 
(G) This little light of (Em) mine, (B7) I'm gonna let it (C) shine.
Every (G) day (everyday), Every (D) day (everyday),
Every (G) day, O every (Em) day.
I'm gonna (G) let my (D7) little light (G) shine.


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