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Once In Royal Davids City ukulele

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This is my wife's favorite Christmas carol, played and sung slooooowly :-)
                        Once in Royal David's City
IRBY                                                    Henry John Gauntlett

[Intro]
F C7 F  Bb C F  F C7 F

[Verse 1]
F    C7 F     C          F      Dm  F     Bb C    F
Once in royal David's city, stood a lowly cattle  shed,
     C7 F      G7       C7 F   Dm F      Bb  C    F
where a mother laid her baby in a manger for His  bed.
Bb   F        Csus4 C   F     Bb    F          Bb  C  F
Mary was that mo - ther mild, Jesus Christ her little child.

[Verse 2]
F  C7   F       C             F      Dm   F      Bb C    F
He came down to earth from heaven, Who is God and Lord of all,
     C7 F       G7    C7  F    Dm     F      Bb  C  F
And His shelter was a stable, and His cradle was a stall;
Bb   F        Csus4 C      F       Bb      F         Bb  C  F
With the poor and meek and lowly, lived on earth our savior holy.

[Verse 3]
F    C7     F       C             F     Dm F     Bb C      F
And through all His wondrous childhood, he would honor and obey,
     C7  F      G7 C7 F          Dm       F   Bb  C      F
Love and watch the lowly maiden, in whose gentle arms He lay.
Bb   F        Csus4 C         F   Bb    F          Bb  C  F
Christian children all should be, mild, obedient, good as He.

[Verse 4]
F    C7 F        C             F     Dm  F      Bb  C         F
And our eyes at last shall see Him, through his own redeeming love.
     C7  F     G7       C7    F    Dm     F       Bb   C  F 
For that child so dear and gentle, is our Lord in heaven above;
Bb   F        Csus4 C     F   Bb     F           Bb  C  F
And He leads His children on, to the place where he is gone.

[Verse 5]

Not in that poor lowly stable, with the oxen standing by,

We shall see Him, but in heaven, set at God's right hand on high;

When like stars His children crowned, all in white shall wait around.

            
            
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