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Where Were You 8  Alan Jackson

[A]Where were you when the world stopped turning
[E]That September d[A]ay
[A]Out in the yard with your wife and children
[E]Working on some stage in L[A].A.
Did you stand[D] there in shock
At the sight[A] of that black smoke
[D]Rising against that blue [A]sky
Did you shout o[D]ut in anger in f[A]ear for your neighbor
Or d[F#m]id you just sit down and c[D]ry       [E]

Did you w[A]eep for the children that lost their dear loved ones
[E]Pray for the ones who don't know[A]
[A]Did you rejoice for the people who walked from the rubble
And s[E]ob for the ones left [A]below
Did you [D]burst out in pride for the [A]red, white & blue
The [D]heroes who died just doing what they [A]do
Did you [D]look up to heaven for s[A]ome kind of answer
And look[F#m] at yourself for w[D]hat really matters

Chorus
[D]I'm just a singer of[A] simple songs,
I'm not a [D]real political [A]man

I watch C[D]NN but I'm not[A] sure I can tell you
The [F#m]difference in Iraq and [D]Iran
But [D]I know Jesus and[A] I talk to God
And I remem[D]ber this from when I was [A]young
[D]Faith, hope and love are some[A] good things He gave us    [E]
And the greatest is l[D]ove.

Verse 2
[A]Where were you when the world stopped turning
Tha[E]t September [A]day
[A]Teaching a class full of innocent children
Dri[E]ving down some cold inte[A]rstate
Did [D]you feel guilty be[A]cause you're a survivor
In a c[D]rowded room did you feel a[A]lone
Did you [D]call up your mother and t[A]ell her you love her
Did you dust o[F#m]ff that Bible at [D]home      [E]

Did you [A]open your eyes and hope it never happened
[E]Close your eyes and not go to [A]sleep
Did you n[A]otice the sunset for the first time in ages
Spe[E]ak to some stranger on the s[A]treet
Did you la[D]y down at night and th[A]ink of tomorrow
Go [D]out and buy you a [A]gun
Did you t[D]urn off that violent old m[A]ovie you're watching

And turn [F#m]on I Love Lucy rer[D]uns

Did [D]you go to a Church and hold [A]hands with some stranger
[D]Stand in line and give your own [A]blood
Did y[D]ou just stay home and cling ti[A]ght to your family
Thank [F#m]God you had somebody to l[D]ove

(Repeat Chorus twice)
I'm [D]just a singer of s[A]imple songs,
I'm not a [D]real political [A]man
I watch [D]CNN but I'm [A]not sure I can tell you
The di[F#m]fference in Iraq and I[D]ran
But [D]I know Jesus and [A]I talk to God
And I reme[D]mber this from when I was yo[A]ung

[D]Faith, hope and love are some[A] good things He gave us    [E]
And the greatest is l[D]ove.

[D]The gre[E]atest is love  [A]       [E]
[D]The grea[E]test is love   [A]      [E]
Where [A]were you when the world stopped turning
Tha[E]t September           [A]day



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