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Cattle Low And Angels Croon

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Cattle Low and the Angels Croon Lyrics And Guitar Chords an Irish Christmas December, 2006  Robert L. Snideman All rights Reserved ,Double Drop D  Capo where comfortable Tune: Mo Ghile Mar – Irish Trad.

 

           D                                             G          D        Em   A

 

Intro: Sha ma lache mo ghile mair – Sha mo chasar ghile mair

 

                   D                            D     A     Bm

 

           Son swan gar sean – ni befahr ah fein

 

            G    D                          A    D

 

           O - quaig I gein – mo ghile mair

 

          D                          G                      D                     Em    A

 

Sometimes it seems so long ago – and then like only – yesterday.

 

           D                             G                                    Em  Bm          Em  A

 

We’d come to Mass  - on Christmas Eve – back in Ire - land – so far  - away.

 

        D                               G

 

In a small stone church – down by the sea

 

         D                                       Em              A

 

with parents -  cousins – and a small child – me.

 

        D                                                       G                      Em              Bm

 

Old  Father Thomas – would rise – and recite the story–  of Peace – and hope

 

         Em             A

 

And love   - and glory.

 

               D                 

 

Chorus:  Cattle low – and the Angels croon – 

 

                     G         D             Em           A

 

              An eastern star – out shines the moon.

 

                      D                                              Bm

 

              Our Blessed Lady lays – her baby - down.

 

                          D                             A            D

 

              Praise be to the Lord – His Son – is born.

 

          D                       G                                    D                          Em              A

 

He’d tell us of - that splendid sight – Hosts of Angels – on great wings- take flight.

 

     D                                     G                                  Em      Bm         Em           A

 

Beseeching shepherds – to up and go.  Spread the news to all – who dwell  - below.

 

            D                                 G                                 D                            Em       A

 

By the alter – a carved wood  Manger Scene  - Holy  Couple – with - the Babe between.

 

D                             G                       Em             Bm      Em       A

 

Joseph, Mary, and Jesus – Bright – Candles glowing  - in  - the night.

 

 

Chorus:

 

Instrumental break

 

D                       G                               D                                 Em      A

 

Now - I think upon those days – I’ve long since sailed-  to Ameri – kay
       D                            G                                   Em           Bm

 

My own dear wife and children here – But me heart goes back –

 

                  Em                A

 

Christmas Eve  - draws near.

 

             D                                G

 

To that special place – There by the shore –

 

           D                                         Em      A

 

Stone church – Father Tom – my folks galore.

 

       D                                      G                                      Em      Bm

 

In  that green land -  the sweet Holy Ground -  May the  joys of Christmas –

 

          Em      A.

 

Be forever  - found

 

 

Chorus:

 

 

Chorus:

 

                   D                                 Em           A  D

 

        Praise be  - to the Lord -   his Son        - is born

 

 

Song can be sung Gender Neutral. Just change a few words

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