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When Mama Prayed  Randy Travis

[G]Daddy never [C/G]went to church on [G]Sunday
[G]He said that's one [C/G]thing I'll never [G]do
But [C]mama never gave up she said [G]one day
He'll be [Am7]sitting here be[C]side me and [Dsus]you    [D]

[G]I can still hear [C/G]mama softly [G]talking
[G]with her tears falling [C/G]on her folded [G]hands
[C]So that Easter Sunday Daddy [G]walked in
[Am7]That's when I be[C]gan to under[Dsus]stand   [D]

Chorus:

When mama [Em]prayed[C], good things [G]happen[D]
When mama [Em]prayed[C], lives were [Dsus]changed [D]
Not much [Em]more than five foot [D/F#]tall
But [G]mountains big and [C]small,[Em7]    [Am]crumbled all a[D]way
When mama pra[Em]yed   [Cmaj7]          [Em]      [C]      [D]      [G]

[G]Seventeen and [C/G]wild I hit the [G]bottle
[G]Doing any[C/G]thing I dang well [G]pleased
[C]Burning down life's highway at full [G]throttle
While [Am7]mama burned a [C]candle on her [Dsus]knees  [D]
[G]Then one night [C/G]I came home half [G]sober
[G]I saw mama [C/G]kneeling in the [G]den
As I [C]listened, her and Jesus talked it [G]over
And I [Am7]knew my restless [C]days were 'bout to [Dsus]end    [D]
Chorus:

When mama [Em]prayed[C], good things [G]happen[D]
When mama [Em]prayed[C], lives were [Dsus]changed[D]
Not much [Em]more than five foot [D/F#]tall
But [G]mountains big and [C]small,[Em7]    [Am]crumbled all a[D]way
When mama pra[G]yed

Bridge:

[Bm]It isn't like everyone of them got [C]answered
But the [G]times they weren't it seems to me were [D]rare
You [Bm]almost felt sorry for the [C]devil  [Em7]
Cause [Am]heaven knows he [C]didn't have a [Dsus]prayer [D]

When mama pra[Em]yed    [C]      [G]      [D]
[Em]      [C]       [Dsus]        [D]                
Not much [Em]more than five foot [D/F#]tall
But [G]mountains big and [C]small,[Em7]    [Am]crumbled all a[D]way
When mama pr[Em]ayed    [C]     [Em7]
They [Am]crumbled all a[Dsus]way    [D]
When Mama Pra[Em]yed    [Cmaj7]          [Em]       [Cmaj7]          [Em]       [C]     [D]     [G]

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