A voice in the wilderness    (video)

 

    C - F - Em - F (2x)       +  C - Dm - Em - F (2x)

 

             C                 Am           Dm              G

1. My heart was so heavy with longing for you,

           C                  Am       Dm                     G

    my arms were so lonely, lonesome and blue.

       C               Em           F                   E

    Alone in my sorrow, I heard a voice cry,

        Am              Em                Dm                   G

    a voice in the wilderness, a voice from the sky.

 

               C                 Am            Dm                       G

2. Have faith in your darling, the voice seemed to say,

           C               Am                 Dm                     G

    be true to her memory, she’ll come back one day.

               C                      Em              F           E

    And though there was no one, nobody to see,

        Am              Em                        Dm   G       C

    a voice in the wilderness brought comfort to me.

 

    F                     G       - F               G

+     We had a quarrel,      I was unkind,

F                       G            Dm                    G

    why did you leave me, love made me blind.

 

                C                 Am         Dm                  G

3. Come back to me, darling, I yearn for your touch,

              C              Am               Dm                G

    have pity, come back now, I need you so much.

         C                            Em              F                 E

    Believe me and you’ll hear it, the voice from above,

           Am             Em                Dm    G         C

    the voice in the wilderness, a voice of true love.   + C - F - Em - F (2x)

 

         C                            Em              F                 E

+  Believe me and you’ll hear it, the voice from above,

       Am             Em                    Dm    G        C

the voice in the wilderness, the voice of true love.  +  C - Dm - Em - F - C

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)    (Cliff Richard)