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Where Were You  Alan Jackson

[C]Where were you when the world stopped turning,
[G]On that September day?
[C]Out in the Yard with your wife and children,
[G]Or working on some stage in [C]L.A.
Did you [F]stand there in shock
At the [C]site of that black smoke
[F]Rising up against that blue s[C]ky
Did you s[F]hout out in anger
In fe[C]ar for your neighbor,
Or [Am]did you just sit down and [F]cry?                      [G]
Did you weep f[C]or the children, they lost their dear loved ones,
And [G]pray for the ones who don?t kno[C]w?
D[C]id you rejoice for the people who walked from the rubble
And [G]sob for the ones left be[C]low?
Did you [F]burst out in pride
For the R[C]ed, White, and Blue
And the [F]hero?s who died
just d[C]oing what they do,
Did you l[F]ook up to heaven for some kind of [C]answer
And [Am]look at your self and what rea[F]lly matters?
[F]I?m just a singer of
s[C]imple songs I?m not a
R[F]eal political m[C]an
I watch  [F]CNN, But I?m not sure I can tell [C]you
The diff[Am]erence in Iraq and Ira[F]n.
[F]But I know Jesus
And I tal[C]k to God
And I rememb[F]er this from when I was [C]young

Fait[F]h, Hope and Love, are some [C]good things he gave us
[G]But the greatest is [F]love.                        [G]

Where were you when the world stopped turning
On that September day?
Teaching a class full of innocent children
Or driving down some cold interstate?
Did you feel guilty cause you?re a survivor
In a crowded room do you feel alone?
Did you call up your mother
And tell you love her,
Or did you dust off that Bible at home?

Did you open you eyes and hope it never happened
Close your eyes and not go to sleep?
Did you notice the sunset for the first time in ages
And speak to some stranger on the street?
Did you lay down at night and think of tomorrow
Go out and buy you a gun
Did you turn off that violent old movie you?re watching
And turn on I Love Lucy reruns?
Bridge (sorta)
Did you g[F]o to a church and hold [C]hands with some strangers
[F]Stand inline to give your own blood?
[F]Did you just stay home
And cling [C]tight to your family,
Thank [Am]God you have somebody to [F]love.


A[G]nd the greatest is [F]Love
[G]And the greatest is [F]Love
[G]And the greatest is [C]love



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