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Oh Gentle Shepherd
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Oh Gentle Shepherd lyrics and chords are intended for your personal use only, it's a beautiful country gospel by Jim Reeves. It takes a bit of practice for most of us, but it's really not that hard.


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Oh Gentle Shepherd
recorded by Jim Reeves
written by Cindy Walker

C                  G7            C
My soul is lost so lonely and so cold
                          Am               D7   G7
Just like a lamb that has strayed from the fold
           C               C7    F
Across the barren waste of sin I roam
          C                G7              C
Oh gentle shepherd hear my cry and lead me home
                   G7                  C
The hours go by on frightened wings of flight
                         Am              D7    G7
While wolves of hell are waiting for the night
             C                  C7       F
To claim the soul that wandered from the fold
          C                G7              C
Oh gentle shepherd hear my cry and save my soul
                   G7             C
Oh gentle shepherd hear my lonely cry
                      Am              D7  G7
And in Thy cool green pastures let me lie
           C                  C7        F
Beside the still clear waters lead Thou me
          C             G7               C
Oh gentle shepherd safe forevermore with Thee


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There's been few artists that could sing country gospels like Jim Reeves, his voice was perfect for songs like this. You'll really enjoy doing this one, copy Oh Gentle Shepherd lyrics and chords, practice then have a good time.