My Father’s House Song Lyrics and Chords

Emmylou Harris

My Fathers' House. Emmylou Harris.

 

My Father’s House Song Lyrics and Chords by Emmylou Harris

 

My Father’s House
Recorded by Emmylou Harris
Written by Bruce Springsteen
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Last night I dreamed that  
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I was a  
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child
 
Out where the pines grow wild and  
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tall
 
I was  
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trying to  
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make it home through the  
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forest
 
Before the dar
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k-ness 
 
 
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falls
 
I heard the wind rustling  
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through the  
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trees
 
And ghostly voices rose from the  
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fields
 
I ran with my heart  
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pounding 
 
 
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down that broken  
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path
 
With the devil  
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snappin’ at my  
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heels
 
I broke through the trees and  
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there in the  
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night
 
My father’s house stood shining hard and  
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bright
 
The branches and  
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brambles 
 
 
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tore my clothes and scratched my  
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arms
 
But I ran till I fell  
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shaking in his  
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arms
 
I awoke and I imagined the  
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hard things that pulled us  
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apart
 
Will never again sir tear us from each other’s  
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hearts
 
I got  
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dressed and to that  
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house I did  
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ride from out on the road
 
I could see  
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his windows shining in  
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light
 
I walked up the steps and  
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stood on the  
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porch
A woman I didn’t recognize
 
Came and spoke to me through the chained  
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door
 
I told her my  
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story and  
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who I’d come  
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for
 
She said I’m sorry but no one by that  
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name lives here any
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My father’s house shines  
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hard and  
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bright
 
It stands like a beacon calling me in the  
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night
 
Calling and  
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calling so  
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cold and a
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lone
 
Shining across this dark highway where all our  
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sins lie una
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toned

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song My Father’s House?
– The song My Father’s House was sang by Emmylou Harris.

 

Who is Emmylou Harris?
– Emmylou Harris (born April 2, 1947) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. She has released dozens of albums and singles over the course of her career and has won 14 Grammys, the Polar Music Prize, and numerous other honors, including induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame. In 2018, she was presented the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.Harris’ work and recordings include work as a solo artist, a bandleader, an interpreter of other composers’ works, a singer-songwriter, and a backing vocalist and duet partner. She has worked with numerous artists.

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