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The Christmas Shoes

	  Intro: G, G/F#, Em, Em7, C, D 

G             G/F# 
It was almost Christmas time,  
Em                G/D 
There I stood in another line, 
C                  D 
Trying to buy that last Gift or two,  
Am7               Dsus      D 
Not really in the Christmas mood. 

G                 G/F# 
Standing right in front of me,  
      Em                 G/D 
Was a little boy waiting anxiously,  
C                 D  
Pacing round Like little boys do,   
Am7                 Dsus  D        G 
And in his hands he held a pair of shoes. 

        Em                    D 
And his clothes were worn and old, 
       Em                 D 
He was dirty from head to toe 
Am7                  G/B  
And when it came his time to pay,  
  G/C                     Dsus      D    
I couldnít believe what I heard him say. 


               A         E 
Sir, I want to buy these shoes, 
       F#m   F#/E   
For my momma please, 
     D                       E                  A2    (F#m  E) 
It's Christmas eve and these shoes are just her size. 
           A     E 
Could your hurry Sir, 
                  F#m      F#m/E 
Daddy says theres not much time, 
        D                   E 
You see she's been sick for quite awhile 
      D                     E  
And I know these shoes will make her smile  
      D                Esus  E 
And I want her to look beautiful 
   Bm7 A/C#   D  Esus  A      (E/G#  F#m  D2) 
If momma meets Jesus tonight  

             A                A/G# 
They counted pennies for what seemed like years, 
         F#m                      F#m/E 
Then the cashier said son there's not enough here, 
D                       E 
He searched his pockets frantically,  
Bm7                Esus      E     
Then he turned and looked at me. 

         A                    A/G# 
He said, Momma made Christmas good at our house, 
       F#m                 F#m/E 
Though most years she just did without, 
        D             E  
Tell me Sir what am I gonna do 
     Bm7             Esus E                  A 
Some how Iíve got to buy her these Christmas shoes. 

     F#m            E    
So I laid the money down, 
       F#m             E 
I just had to help him out, 
         D                E 
And Iíll never forget the look on his face 
             D 
When he said mommas gonna look so great. 

               B         F# 
Sir, I want to buy these shoes, 
       G#m   G#/F#   
For my momma please, 
     E                       F#                 B2    (G#m  F#) 
It's Christmas eve and these shoes are just her size. 
           B     F# 
Could your hurry Sir, 
                  G#m      G#m/F# 
Daddy says theres not much time, 
        E                   F# 
You see she's been sick for quite awhile 
      E                     F#  
And I know these shoes will make her smile  
      E                F#sus  F 
And I want her to look beautiful 
   C#m7 B/D#   E  F#sus  B 
If momma meets Jesus tonight  

  C#m7                         B/D#       
I knew Iíd caught a glimpse of heavenís love  
   F#                 G#m 
As thanked me and ran out 
            A                 E/G#            F#sus  F# 
I knew that God had sent that little boy to remind me 
     C#m9             F#sus 
What Christmas is all about. 
	  

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