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The Keeper of the Key
lyrics and chords

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The Keeper of the Key
recorded by Wanda Jackson
written by Wynn Stewart and Harlan Howard

C                 F                   C
You have gone and yet  I'm still your prisoner
D7                                       G7
Though you're with your new love I'm not free
F                                    C
For you have placed a lock around my heart dear
F               G7            C
And you are the keeper of the key
F                            C
Love locked inside like mine just burns constantly
   D7                          G7
Oh darling please come back to me
      F                              C
We'll lock our hearts together for a lifetime
F                   G7            C
And God will be the keeper of the key
F                                  C
Only you can break the chains that bind me
D7                    G7
Only you can end my misery
   F                               C
No one else can dry the tears that blind me
F               G7            C
For you are the keeper of the key
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I would recommend this great song to be in anyone's music book, it has a slow to moderate tempo with a beautiful melody. The chords are not difficult so any of us amateurs can play it. If you don't know it, make an effort to listen to this wonderful old song. Copy The Keeper of the Key lyrics and chords so you can practice this classic.