Sweet heaven in my view    (video)

 

    instrumental intro = verse 1

 

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Got sweet heaven in my view, hallelujah,

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on my journey I press on, praise the Lord !

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For I'm bound for that holy city,

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got sweet heaven in my view.

 

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1. Oh, my mother, she died and left me, 

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    I'm alone in this world, I'm alone,

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    and my father, he won't own me,

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    got to find me another home.              +  CHORUS

 

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2. Oh, you need not talk about me,

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    just because I am crippled and blind,

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    for I've got my ticket purchased,

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    I'll reach heaven just on time.     +  CHORUS   +  instr. = verse 2

 

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3. And when I get to heaven,

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    take a seat and sit right down,

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    looking up to my heavenly father,

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    looking for a robe and a crown.              +  CHORUS

 

(orig. = capo 1st)    (The Carter Family)