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Dairybeat - The Sweetest Gift Chords

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DAIRYBEAT: THE SWEETEST GIFT - 2013 (J.B. Coats - 1942) 4/4 - 68

Linda Ronstadt 1975 version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXIeAeVP0iQ

|%    |: Repeat the previous Chord and Measure of 4-counts.

INTRO: |C  G  |C

VERSE 1:
         |C                |%
One day a mother, went to a prison.
         |G                   |C
To see an erring, but precious son.
            |%                   |%
She told the warden, how much she loved him.
          |G                  |C
It did not matter, what he had done.

CHORUS:
           |C                        |%
She did not bring,        a parole or pardon.
           (bring to him,            (pardon plea).
              |G                          |C
She brought no silver,          no pomp or style.
               Brought no gold,           (none to see).
        |%                           |F
It was a halo,         sent down from heaven.
        (halo bright)                (heaven's light).
            |C       G       |C     |
The sweetest gift, a mother's smile.

INTERMEZZO: |C  G  |C

VERSE 2:
          |C                |%
She left a smile, you can re-member.
             |G                      |C
She's gone to heaven, from heartaches free.
             |%                     |%
Those walls a-round you, could never change her.
            |G                  |C
You were her baby, and e'er will be.

CHORUS:
           |C                        |%
She did not bring,        a parole or pardon.
           (bring to him,            (pardon plea).
              |G                          |C
She brought no silver,          no pomp or style.
               Brought no gold,           (none to see).
        |%                           |F
It was a halo,         sent down from heaven.
        (halo bright)                (heaven's light).
            |C       G       |C     | 
The sweetest gift, a mother's smile.

INTERMEZZO: |C    |F    |C  G  |C

CHORUS:
           |C                        |%
She did not bring,        a parole or pardon.
           (bring to him,            (pardon plea).
              |G                          |C
She brought no silver,          no pomp or style.
               Brought no gold,           (none to see).
        |%                           |F
It was a halo,         sent down from heaven.
        (halo bright)                (heaven's light).
            |C       G       |C     |
The sweetest gift, a mother's smile.

OUTRO:
            |2-count|slow    |      |/ (break)
            |C      |G       |C     |C
The sweetest gift, a mother's smile.


Cheers,

Tab by: DAIRYBEAT (André H. Hofman, Purmerend, Netherlands).
E-mail: dairybeat@live.nl
Tabs  : https://sites.google.com/site/dairybeatnl/dairybeat/tabs-of-my-own-songs-
covers-recordings-with-lyrics-guitar-chords
Music : http://www.youtube.com/user/Dairybeat?ob=0&feature=results_main#p/u
Music : http://www.soundclick.com/bands/default.cfm?bandID=137360&content=music
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