I Was There to Hear Your Borning Cry

John Ylvisaker, Arr. by Henry Wiens

(Intro)

G D G D7 G C Dsus D G

(Verse 1)

D7I was Gthere to Dhear your Gborn Ding Gcry,

D7I'll be Gthere when Dyou are Gold.

D7I re Gjoiced the Dday you Gwere Dbap Gtized

to Csee your Dsuslife DunfGold

G/BI was tChere when you were but a Gchild,

with a fAm7aith to sD7uit you Gwell;

in a Cblaze of light you Gwandered off

to Asusfind where A7demons dDwell.

(Verse 2)

D7When you Gheard the Dwonder Gof Dthe Gword

D7I was thGere to cDheer you Gon;

D7you were Graised to Dpraise the lGiv iDng LGord

to Cwhom you Dsusnow Dbe - Glong

G/BIf you Cfind someone to share your Gtime

and you Am7join your hD7earts as Gone,

I'll be Cthere to make your Gverses rhyme

from Asusdusk till rA7ising Dsun.

(Verse 3)

D7In the Gmiddle aDges oGf yDour Glife,

D7not too Gold no lDonger yGoung,

D7I'll be tGhere to guDide you tGhrough Dthe Gnight

compClete what DsusI've Dbe - Ggun.

G/BWhen the Cevening gently closes Gin

and you Am7shut your D7weary Geyes,

I'll be Cthere as I have Galways been,

with Asusjust one mA7ore surpDrise.

(Verse 4)

D7I was Gthere to Dhear your Gborn Ding Gcry,

D7I'll be Gthere when Dyou are Gold.

D7I re Gjoiced the Dday you Gwere Dbap Gtized

to Csee your Dsuslife DunfGold