Will the Circle be Unbroken?
Written by Ada Habershon & Charles Gabriel
Chord-chart by Lynn Lewis

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- |G / / / |/ / / I was stan-ding - by my win-dow, / |C / / / |G / / On a cold and clou-dy day, / |G / / / |/ / / When I saw that - hearse come rol-ling, / |G / D / |G / / For to car-ry my mo-ther a-way.

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- |G / / / |/ / / Will the cir-cle - be un-bro-ken, / |C / / / |G / / Bye and bye, Lord, bye and bye, / |G / / / |/ / / There's a bet-ter - home a-wai-ting, / |G / D / |G / / / | In the sky, Lord, in the sky.

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Well, I told that undertaker, Undertaker please drive slow, For this body that you're hauling, Lord, I hate to see her go.

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I followed close behind her, Tried to hold up and be brave, But I could not hide my sorrow, When they laid her in the grave.

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I went home, my home was lonely, Now my mother she has gone, All my brothers, sisters crying, What a home so sad and alone.

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