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Jacobs Dream  Alison Krauss

[Em]In the spring of 1856 with the snow still on the g[D]round
Two [A/C#]little boys were [Em]lost in the [D]mountains a[A/C#]bove the [Em]town
[Em]The father went out hunting the boys had stayed be[D]hind
While [A/C#]mother tended [Em]to her chores they [D]wandered [A/C#]from her [Em]side   [Bm]      [Em]

[Em]The two had gone to follow him and lost their way in[D]stead
By d[A/C#]usk the boys had [Em]not been found and [D]fear had [A/C#]turned to [Em]dread
[Em]200 men had gathered there to comb the mountain [D]side
The [A/C#]fires were built on the [Em]highest peak in [D]hopes they'd [A/C#]see the [Em]light

Chorus 1
Oh [A]mommy and daddy why [Em]can't you hear our cries
The day is almost over, [D]soon it will be [Em]night
[A]We're so cold and hungry and our [Em]feet are tired and [Bm]sore
We [C]promise not to [D]stray again [G]from our [Bm]cabin [Em]door  [Bm]     [Em]

[Em]Now Jacob Diverd woke one night from a strange and eerie [D]dream
He s[A/C#]aw a path be[Em]tween two hills near a [D]dark and [A/C#]swollen [Em]stream
[Em]He told his wife he saw the boys huddled close beside a [D]log
For [A/C#]two more nights the [Em]dream returned this [D]vision [A/C#]sent from [Em]God

Chorus 1
[Em]A thousand men had searched in vain the west side of pop's [D]creek
But [A/C#]Jacob's wife knew [Em]of this place and [D]said to [A/C#]travel [Em]east
[Em]With a guide to take him there, Jacob came upon the [D]scene
And [A/C#]found the boys [Em]cold and still be[D]neath the [A/C#]old birch [Em]tree

Chorus 2
Oh [A]mommy and daddy, look [Em]past the tears you cry
We're both up in Heaven now, [D]God is by our [Em]side
[A]As you lay us down to rest in the [Em]presence of the [Bm]Lord
[C]Know that we will [D]meet you [G]here at [Bm]Heaven's [Em]door  [Bm]     [Em]

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