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************ WHY ME LORD *************

written and performed by Kris Kristofferson.

The way i think he plays at the guitar:
      
           G                                    C/G   
  E --3---------------------------3---------------------------3----------
  A ----------------2---------------------------3------------------------
  D ------0-----0-------0-----0-------0-----0-------2-----2-------2-----2 ...
  G ---------0-------------0-------------0-------------0-------------0---
  B ---------0-------------0-------------0-------------1-------------1---
  e ---------------------------------------------------------------------


Verse 1:
                 G                    C/G
	Why me Lord? What have I ever done?
                        G
	To deserve even one
                               D
	Of the pleasures I've known
                 G                 C/G
	Tell me Lord, what did I ever do
                            G
	That was worth loving you
                 D              G
	Or the kindness you've shown


Chorus:
          C/G                    G                      D                 G
	Lord help me Jesus, I've wasted it so, help me Jesus, I know what I am
          C/G                 G                          D                     G
	Now that I know, that I needed you so, help me Jesus,my soul's in your hands


Verse 2:
                G                         C/G
	Try me Lord. If you think there's a way
                       G
	I can try to repay
                            D
	All I've taken from you
               G                      C/G
	Maybe Lord, I can show someone else
                                 G
	What I've been through myself
               D           G
	On my way back to you


Chorus (2 times).

And:
          D/                      G
	Jesus, my soul's in your hands.


Thanks to David M. Potter for the lyrics.
Perret Charles-Amir.

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