Mary Had a Baby

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Traditional Music
Traditional Lyrics

VERSE 1

G          D7 G  C   G 
Mary had a baby, Oh, Lord,

           D7 Em C      D7 
Mary had a baby, Oh, my Lord,

G          D7 G7 C   G 
Mary had a baby, Oh, Lord,

                  Em     C       G     D7   G 
The people keep a-comin' and the train done gone. 

  
VERSE 2

G            D7   G    C   G 
What did she name him? Oh, Lord,

             D7   Em   C      D7 
What did she name him? Oh, my Lord,

G            D7   G7   C   G 
What did she name him? Oh, Lord,

                  Em     C       G     D7   G 
The people keep a-comin' and the train done gone. 

VERSE 3

G             D7 G   C   G 
She named him Jesus, Oh, Lord,

              D7 Em  C      D7 
She named him Jesus, Oh, my Lord,

G             D7 G7  C   G 
She named him Jesus, Oh, Lord,

                  Em     C       G     D7   G 
The people keep a-comin' and the train done gone.  

  
VERSE 4

G              D7 G   C   G 
Named him King Jesus, Oh, Lord,

               D7 Em  C      D7 
Named him King Jesus, Oh, my Lord,

G              D7 G7  C   G 
Named him King Jesus, Oh, Lord,

                  Em     C       G     D7   G 
The people keep a-comin' and the train done gone.  

  
VERSE 5

G             D7 G     C   G 
Now where was he born? Oh, Lord,

              D7 Em    C      D7 
Now where was he born? Oh, my Lord,

G             D7 G7    C   G 
Now where was he born? Oh, Lord,

                  Em     C       G     D7   G 
The people keep a-comin' and the train done gone.  

ADDITIONAL VERSES

6. Born in a stable,

7. Where did she lay him? 

8. She laid him in a manger,     

9. Who heard the singing

10. Shepherds heard the singing,

11. Who came to see him,

12. Shepherds came to see him,

13. Star keeps shining,

14. The wise men kneeled before him,

15. King Herod tried to find him,

16. Moving in the elements,

17. They went away to Egypt,

18. Traveled on a donkey,

19. Angels watching over him,

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Instrument Chords
Banjo C Major D7 E Minor G Major G7
Guitar C Major D7 E Minor G Major G7
Mandolin C Major D7 E Minor G Major G7
Piano C Major D7 E Minor G Major G7
Ukulele C Major D7 E Minor G Major G7

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