Mary had a baby    (video)

 

    D ~       +  D - G - D (2x)       +  D ~

 

        D                         G    A

1. Mary had a baby, (My Lord !)

        D                        G            A

    Mary had a baby, (Oh, My Lord !)

        D                        G    Bm

    Mary had a baby. (My Lord !)

               D                                          A            D

    The people keep coming but the train has gone.

 

          D                                 G     A

2. Where did she lay him ? (My Lord !)

         D                                 G            A

    where did she lay him ? (Oh, My Lord !)

          D                                 G    Bm

    Where did she lay him ? (My Lord !)

               D                                          A            D

    The people keep coming but the train has gone.

 

       D                   ´            G     A

3. Laid him in a manger, (My Lord !)

     D                                 G           A

    laid him in a manger, (Oh, My Lord !)

       D                                G   Bm

    Laid him in a manger. (My Lord !),

               D                                          A            D

    The people keep coming but the train has gone.

 

+  D ~       +  D - G - D (2x)       +  D ~

 

          D                                    G    A

4. What did she name him ? (My Lord !)

          D                                    G           A

    What did she name him ? (Oh, My Lord !)

          D                                   G    Bm

    What did she name him ? (My Lord !)

               D                                          A            D

    The people keep coming but the train has gone.

 

       D                                    G    A

5. Named him King Jesus, (My Lord !)

       D                                   G           A

    named him King Jesus, (Oh, My Lord !)

       D                                    G   Bm

    Named him King Jesus. (My Lord !),

               D                                          A            D

    The people keep coming but the train has gone.

 

        D                                    G    A

6. Who heard the singing ? (My Lord !)

         D                                   G           A

    Who heard the singing ? (Oh, My Lord !)

         D                                   G   Bm

    Who heard the singing ? (My Lord !)

               D                                          A            D

    The people keep coming but the train has gone.

 

         D                                         G     A

7. Shepherds heard the singing, (My Lord !)

         D                                          G           A

    shepherds heard the singing, (Oh, My Lord !)

         D                                           G   Bm

    Shepherds heard the singing. (My Lord !)

               D                                          A            D

    The people keep coming but the train has gone.

 

+  D ~ ~      +  D - G - D (2x)       +  D ~

 

        D                            G    A

8. Star keeps shining, (My Lord !)

       D                            G           A

    star keeps shining, (Oh, My Lord !)

        D                           G   Bm

    star keeps shining. (My Lord !)

               D                                          A            D

    The people keep coming but the train has gone.

 

        D                                   G    A

9. Moving in the elements, (My Lord !)

        D                                   G           A

    moving in the elements, (Oh, My Lord !)

        D                                   G   Bm

    moving in the elements. (My Lord !)

               D                                          A            D

    The people keep coming but the train has gone.

 

+  D ~       +  D - G - D (2x)       +  D ~

 

        D                                G    A

10. Jesus went to Egypt, (My Lord !),

      D                                G           A

    Jesus went to Egypt, (Oh, My Lord !)

      D                                G   Bm

    Jesus went to Egypt. (My Lord !)

               D                                          A            D

    The people keep coming but the train has gone.

 

          D                                G     A

11. Traveled on a donkey, (My Lord !)

       D                                G           A

    traveled on a donkey, (Oh, My Lord !)

       D                                 G    A

    traveled on a donkey. (My Lord !)

               D                                          A            D

    The people keep coming but the train has gone.

 

        D                                      G    A

12. Angels went around him, (My Lord !)

     D                                       G           A

    angels went around him, (Oh, My Lord !)

      D                                      G   Bm

    angels went around him. (My Lord !)

               D                                          A            D

    The people keep coming but the train has gone.

 

+  D ~       +  D - G - D (2x)

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)    (Bruce Cockburn)