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Chapman, Steven Curtis - Lord Of The Dance

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Title: Lord of the Dance
Group: Steven Curtis Chapman
Album: Signs of life
Label: Sparrow Song and Peach Hill Songs
Tabbed by: Ben Harlan (

Cm (x4)

   Da da da da___ da da.  Da da da da.__

Eb6				     Fsus2
    On the banks of the Tennesee   River

Abmaj7		       Bb
    In a small Kentucky  Town

Cm                                     Abmaj7
    I drew my first breath one cold, November mornin’,

           Eb/G                                             Gm
And before my feet even touched the ground,

              Eb/G                                        Gsus
With the doctors and the nurses gathered round,

Gm                        Cm
   I started to dance.  Yeah,  I started to dance.

Verse 1 with 2 below:
Eb6                                     Fsus2
1   A little boy full of wide-eyed wonder,
2   the world beneath us spins in circles,_             and this

Abmaj7                                     Bb
1               footloose and fan-cy free
2 life makes us twist and turn and sway

Cm                                       Abmaj7
1    But it would happen as it does for every dancer		      
that I’d
2    But we were made for more than rhythm with no reason	      by 

     Eb/G                                                  Gm
1   stumble on___ a truth- I could-n’t see,____-                  and
2   One who moves with passion and with grace                  as he

   Eb/G                                      Gm
1   find a longing deep inside of me.                                  It 
2   Dances over all that he has made.

Chorus:( Second time chorus changes to He Instead of I)
Cm                                                      Abmaj7
   I am the heart, I need the heart beat,  I am th eyes, I need the 

Fsus2                       Abmaj7      Bb
   I realize that I am just a body, I need the life.

Cm          				   Abmaj7
I move my feet, I go through the motions, but who’ll give purpose to 

   I am the dancer, I need the Lord of the Dance, yeah

Verse 2

Chorus 2:
                     Abmaj7  Bb                       C            Cm7   
ending with                 Lord of the Dance				


I have gotten this information from a book with the exact cords.  It is 
Completely Correct.  If you would like to e-mail me, do it at  I would like to thanks Tom Wible for giving me this 
website! This CD rocks!!!!

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