"Rita" by Bebo Norman From the album "Ten Thousand Days" Words and music by Bebo Norman Copyright © 1999 Bridge Building Music, Inc. / AppStreet Music (BMI) bebonorman.com awakeningrecords.com Transcribed by T-rev http://www.t-rev.net Capo 5. Pick with alternating bass notes. X32010 C (with X30010 C2) X33211 F (delayed hammer on 3rd string) 320003 G (with 320013 Gsus4) X02210 Am VERSE: C F C G C F C G C CHORUS: Am F C G C G/B Am F C G C Transcribed 9/21/1999 by T-rev More tab available at http://www.t-rev.net ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Lay down softly in our sorrow Lay down sister to die And cover over, my sweet Father Cover over her eyes Your broken body, it cannot weather The years your youth still longs to spend So go down graceful, sleep with the angels And wake up whole again ‘Cause it was not your time; that's a useless line A fallen world took your life But the God that sometimes can't be found Will wrap Himself around you So lay down, sister, lay down Slower passing are the hours To tell this tale that takes its time But the finest moment, no man can measure Is to look your Savior in the eyes So take her tender to Your table Take her from this killing floor To taste the water that is forever Let her be thirsty no more It was not her time; that's a useless line A fallen world took her life But the God that sometimes can't be found Will wrap Himself around you So lay down, sister, lay down And the God that sometimes can't be found Will wrap Himself around you So lay down, Rita, lay down
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