Will The Circle Be Unbroken

The Carter Family

Page
204
Key
A Major
Tempo
83
Year
1964
A E7 D E
A E7 D E
Intro
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Verse 1
I was
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standing by my window
On one
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cold and cloudy
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day
When I
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saw the hearse come rolling
For to
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carry my
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mother a-
A
way
Chorus 1
Will the
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circle be unbroken?
By and
D
by Lord, by and
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by
There's a
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better home awaiting
In the
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sky Lord,
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in the
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sky
Interlude
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Verse 2
I
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told the undertaker
Under-
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taker, please drive
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slow
For this
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body you are haulin'
How I
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hate to
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see her
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go
Chorus 2
Will the
A
circle be unbroken?
By and
D
by Lord, by and
A
by
There's a
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better home awaiting
In the
A
sky Lord,
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in the
A
sky
Verse 3
I
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followed, close behind her
Tried to
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hold up and be
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brave
But I
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could not hide my sorrow
When they
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laid her
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in the
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grave
Chorus 3
Will the
A
circle be unbroken?
By and
D
by Lord, by and
A
by
There's a
A
better home awaiting
In the
A
sky Lord,
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in the
A
sky