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Down To The River To Pray Chords

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Eddieboy 1,118
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hey this is bye EC. the song is from the movie O brother have fun

standard tunning
(if u wana mess around wit it put on a capo 1st itl sound good n change the strumming pattern)


[Verse 1]

E                A         E
As I went in the river to pray
B7               E             A
Studying  about that good old way
B7             E              A
And who shall wear, the starry crown
B7           A         E
Good lord, show me the way

B7    E         A    E
O sisters let's go down
           A            E
Let's go down, come on down
B7    E         A    E
O sisters let's go down,
A                     E
Down in the river to pray


[Verse 2]

E                 A         E
As I went in the river to pray
B7               E             A
Studying  about that good old way
B7             E           A
And who shall wear, the starry crown
B7               A     E
Good lord, show me the way

B7      E        A   E
O brothers let's go down,
      A                 E     
Let's go down, come on down
B7           E         A    E
Come on brothers let's go down
A                     E
Down in the river to pray


[Verse 3]

E                 A         E
As I went in the river to pray
B7              E             A
Studying  about that good old way
B7             E           A
And who shall wear, the starry crown
B7              A       E
Good lord, show me the way
    
B7    E         A     E
O fathers let's go down,
      A                 E
Let's go down, come on down
B7    E         A    E
O fathers let's go down
A                     E
Down in the river to pray


[Verse 4]

E                 A         E
As I went in the river to pray
B7               E             A
Studying  about that good old way
B7             E           A
And who shall wear, the starry crown
B7              A       E
Good lord, show me the way

B7    E         A    E
O mothers let's go down,
      A                 E
Let's go down, come on down
B7          E         A    E
Come on mothers let's go down
A                     E
Down in the river to pray


[Verse 5]

E                 A         E
As I went in the river to pray
B7               E             A
Studying  about that good old way
B7             E           A
And who shall wear, the starry crown
B7              A       E
Good lord, show me the way

B7    E         A    E
O sinners let's go down,
       A                E
Let's go down, come on down
B7      E       A    E
O sinners let's go down
A                     E
Down in the river to pray


[Verse 6]

E                 A         E
As I went in the river to pray
B7               E             A
Studying  about that good old way
B7             E           A
And who shall wear, the starry crown
B7              A       E
Good lord, show me the way
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mr-eddie 37 wrote on March 28 2006, 05:33 am


!!!!!! ok its suposed to be a thumb but im a shitty atist !
!
!!!!!!
! !
!!!!!!

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Hunt356 110 wrote on August 23 2013, 07:17 pm

Why would you polute a perfect song with
stupid bad words?

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ttrigger 189 wrote on December 21 2009, 09:42 pm

This is a very good tab, I like the way it was layed out. There are a few slight word changes from the Alison Krauss recording. The Key of E is correct, as I have see sheet music in Key of G.

Every other chorus, the "starry crown" is "robe and crown".

Also the is a slight change in the 4th verse "O MOTHERS",
the 2nd line "Let's go down, come on down" has different words. I think it's "Come on down, Let's you want to go down"

It very common for recording artist to change a few words here and there from the

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