The Engineers Child-crd Hank Snow
Subject: Song Submission Here's a song that was recently requested on Cowpie. Hank Snow did it in the key of A but I'm wrote it out in G. It was on Hank Snow's "Singing Ranger" album. The Engineer's Child (G) A little child on a (C) sickbed (G) lay And (C) death was very (G) near She was the pride and (C) only (G) child of a (A7) railroad engin- (D) eer His duty had called him from (G) those he loved And (D) seeing that hope was (G) dim While a tear he (G7) shed, to his (C) wife he said Just have two (D) lanterns (G) trimmed Chorus: (C) Just hang a light as I (G) pass tonight (C) Hang it where it (G) can be (D) seen If our (G) baby's dead just (C) show the red If she's (G) better then (D) show the (G) green (Instrumental bridge) (G) In a little house by the (C) railroad (G) track A (C) mother with watchful (G) eye Saw a (G) gleam of hope and a (C) feeble (G) smile As the (A7) train went rushing (D) by Just one short look was his (G) only chance To (D) see the light (G) agleam In the midnight (G7) air there a-(C) rose a prayer Thank (G) God the (D) light was (G) green Repeat chorus Jeanie Ramos Ramostj@pacbell.net
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