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Ballad Of The Grand Ole Opry lyrics and chords

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Ballad Of The Grand Ole Opry
Recorded by George Morgan
Written by George Morgan and Tommy Hill
[3/4 time]

C F
As the lights were turned off and the curtain was closed
C D7 G7
And all of the songs had been sung
C F
At the Grand Ole Opry I sat there and wondered
C G7 C
How this great country show had begun

F
Did the Great One above us gather some tears
C D7 G7
With some heartache He took from life’s page
C F
And mix it together with laughter and joy
C G7 C
And sprinkle it over the stage

F
Did He speak to the heart of all the great stars
C D7 G7
Did He help them put soul in their songs
C F
And maybe He guided their foot steps in life
C G7 C
And showed them just where they belong

F
Could it be He was thinking one Saturday night
C D7 G7
Of something that we all could share
C F
So He started the Opry for you and for me
C G7 C
And He put this great show on the air

F
Did He know there’d be happiness there on the stage
C D7 G7
Did He know men would cry in the wings
C F
Is He pleased with the smiles on the faces of thousands
C G7 C
As each star steps out there and sings

F
And each Saturday night over forty some years
C D7 G7
Folks have lined up for blocks just to see
C F
How the Great One has played the best show in the land
C G7 C
On the stage of the Grand Ole Opry

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