The sun of the soul    (video)

 

    instrumental intro = verse 1

 

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1. When the sun of your life has gone down,

                    D                                     G

    and the clouds in the west turn to gold,

                     G                                       C

    endless death will to you then have come,

              D                                        G

    if the light has gone out in your soul.

 

                G

Oh, just think how in death you would feel

              D                                       G

with the light growing dim in your soul !

               G                                     C

Oh, how lonely it will be, oh, how still,

          D                                        G

if the light has gone out in your soul !

 

+  instrumental = verse 1

 

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2. When you come to the end of the way,

                      D                                 G

    and life's story for you has been told,

                    G                              C

    oh, how sad all to you will appear,

              D                                        G

    if the light has gone out in your soul.

 

+  CHORUS    + instrumental = verse 2

 

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3. When the chilly winds of death around you steal,

                       D                                                  G

    and the sweat upon your brow is damp and cold,

                   G                                        C

    what a dread in your life you would feel,

              D                                        G

    if the light has gone out in your soul.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                    G

4. When before the judgment bier you shall stand,

                      D                                    G

    and your deeds of you have been trolled,

                     G                                   C

    good and evil appears, oh, what then,

              D                                        G

    if the light has gone out in your soul ?

 

                G

Oh, just think how in death you would feel

              D                                       G

with the light growing dim in your soul !

               G                                      C

Oh, how lonely it will be, oh, how still,

          D                                        G

if the light has gone out in your soul !

 

 

(orig. = capo 3rd; video = capo 2nd)    (The Carter Family)