Capital Lights - His Favorite Christmas Story Chords

 
         
         
         
         
         
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6 fr
         
         
         
         
         
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No chord
    
Standard guitar tuning:
E
A
D
G
B
E
No capo

Chorus

He Amet her up in Delaware in D193E7 She was Awearing red lipstick to Dmatch her pretty Edress ADecember 24th at a Dquarter till Eeleven is when he Dfinally gained the courage to Eask her to dance

A D E D E A

Verse 1

It was the Anight before Christmas, it wasD love at first sight The Fmcarolers sang as they Edanced through the night She was a sAmall town girl, he was a Dtraveling guy He Fmnever caught her name before they Esaid their goodbyes

D E A

A Acouple years later he was Dout on the road FmHaving Christmas dinner in a Ediner alone When he sAaw a young waitress with a Dgleam in her eye Her favorite Fmday of the year she showed her Espirits were high She said Dsir can you shed a little Aholiday cheer A Fmsimple Christmas story was all she Ewanted to hear He looked Aprepared with a smile as he Dstarted to say here’s my Fmfavorite Christmas story about a Agirl with no name

Chorus

He said I Amet her up in Delaware in D193E7 She was Awearing red lipstick to Dmatch her pretty Edress ADecember 24th at a Dquarter till Eeleven is when I Dfinally gained the courage to Eask her to Adance

D E A

Verse 2

Every hAoliday season as he traDveled He tell about his FmChristmas dance partner that he Enever knew well He share his Afavorite story with the Dlocals he met He was Fmcalled the Christmas story tellin Etraveling man

D E A

By Aage 53 he had Ddone settled down All the Fmneighborhood kids liked to Egather around Just to Alisten to his stories about his Dlife on the road All he Fmhad now were these Achildren he told And Devery Christmas eve they sAhowed up before dark He Fmtell them all the story but they Eknew it by heart They could qAuote it word for word, he Dalways told it the same. It was his Fmfavorite Christmas story called the Agirl with no name

Chorus

He said I Amet her up in Delaware in D193E7 She was Awearing red lipstick to Dmatch her pretty Edress DeAcember 24th at a Dquarter till Eeleven is when I Dfinally gained the courage to Eask her to Adance

Fm E A E

Verse 3

ATwenty years later as he Dtook his last breath It was on a Fmcold Christmas morning on a Ehospital bed The Achildren were grown, he had Dnobody left Except the Fmlittle old nurse who was hoElding his hand He said DMa’am can you share a little Aholiday cheer A Fmsimple Christmas story was all he Ewanted to hear But his eAyes filled with tears at the Dwords that she spoke Because his favorite FmChristmas story was the Aone that she told

Outro

She said I Amet him up in Delaware in D193E7 Though I nAever caught his name he was a Dtraveling Eman DeAcember 24th at a Dquarter till Eeleven I’m so gDlad he got the courage to Eask me to dAance.

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