Miner’s Prayer Song Lyrics and Chords

Dwight Yoakam

Dwight Yoakam - Miner's Prayer

 

Miner’s Prayer Song Lyrics and Chords by Dwight Yoakam

 

Miner’s Prayer
Written and Recorded by Dwight Yoakam
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When the whistle blows each morning
 
And I  
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walk down in that cold dark  
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mine
I say a prayer to my dear Savior
 
Please let me  
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see the sunshine one more  
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time
 
When oh  
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when will it be  
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over
 
When  
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will I lay these burdens  
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down
 
And when I  
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die dear Lord in heaven
 
Please take my  
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soul from neath that cold dark  
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ground
I still grieve for my poor brother
 
And I still  
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hear my dear old mother  
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cry
When late that night they came and told her
 
He’d lost his  
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life down in the Van Lear  
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Mine
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I have no shame I feel no sorrow
 
If on this  
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earth not much I  
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own
I have the love of my sweet children
 
An old plow  
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mule a shovel and a  
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hoe
Repeat #2
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Yeah when I  
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die dear Lord in heaven
 
Please take my  
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soul from neath that cold dark  
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ground

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Miner’s Prayer?
– The song Miner’s Prayer was sang by Dwight Yoakam.

 

Who is Dwight Yoakam?
– Dwight David Yoakam (born October 23, 1956) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor, known for his pioneering style of country music. First becoming popular in the mid-1980s, Yoakam has recorded more than 20 albums and compilations, charted more than 30 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and sold more than 30 million records. He has recorded five Billboard No. 1 albums, twelve gold albums, and nine platinum albums, including the triple-platinum This Time.
In addition to his many achievements in the performing arts, he is also the most frequent musical guest in the history of The Tonight Show.

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