If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again Song Lyrics and Chords

George Jones


If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again Song Lyrics and Chords by George Jones


[chordpress float=”none” format=”yes” hbnotation=”no” interactive=”no” transpose=”0″]If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again
Recorded by George Jones
Written by James Rowe and James W. Vaughn
[G]How sweet and happy seemed those [C]days of which I [G]dream
When memory recalls [A7]them now and [D7]then
[G]And with what rapture sweet my [C]weary heart would [G]beat
If I could hear my mother [D7]pray [G]again
She used to pray that I on [C]Jesus would [G]rely
And always walk the [A7]shining gospel [D7]way
[G]So trusting in His love I’ll [C]seek that home [G]above
For I shall meet my mother [D7]some glad [G]day
If I could hear my [C]mother pray [G]again
If I could hear her [A7]tender voice as [D7]then
[G]How happy I would be with who [C]means so much to [G]me
If I could hear my mother [D7]pray [G]again
Within the old home place her [C]patient smiling [G]face
Was always spreading [A7]comfort hope and [D7]cheer
[G]And when she used to sing to [C]her Eternal [G]King
It was the songs the angels [D7]loved to [G]hear
Her work on earth is done the [C]life crown has been [G]won
And she will be at [A7]rest with Him [D7]above
[G]And some glad morning she I [C]know will welcome [G]me
To that eternal home of [D7]peace and [G]love
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Who sang the the song If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again?
– The song If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again was sang by George Jones.


Who is George Jones?
– George Glenn Jones (September 12, 1931 – April 26, 2013) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He achieved international fame for his long list of hit records, including his best-known song “He Stopped Loving Her Today”, as well as his distinctive voice and phrasing. For the last two decades of his life, Jones was frequently referred to as the greatest living country singer. Country music scholar Bill Malone writes, “For the two or three minutes consumed by a song, Jones immerses himself so completely in its lyrics, and in the mood it conveys, that the listener can scarcely avoid becoming similarly involved.” Waylon Jennings expressed a similar opinion in his song “It’s Alright”: “If we all could sound like we wanted to, we’d all sound like George Jones.” The shape of his nose and facial features earned Jones the nickname “The Possum”.Born in Texas, Jones first heard country music when he was seven, and was given a guitar at the age of nine. He married his first wife, Dorothy Bonvillion, in 1950, and was divorced in 1951. He served in the United States Marine Corps and was discharged in 1953. He married Shirley Ann Corley in 1954. In 1959, Jones recorded “White Lightning”, written by J. P. Richardson, which launched his career as a singer. His second marriage ended in divorce in 1968 he married fellow country music singer Tammy Wynette a year later. Years of alcoholism compromised his health and led to his missing many performances, earning him the nickname “No Show Jones”. After his divorce from Wynette in 1975, Jones married his fourth wife, Nancy Sepulvado, in 1983 and became sober for good in 1999. Jones died in 2013, aged 81, from hypoxic respiratory failure.
George Jones has been called “The Rolls Royce Of Country Music” and had more than 160 chart singles to his name from 1955 until his death in 2013.
Johnny Cash once said, “When people ask me who my favorite country singer is, I say, ‘You mean besides George Jones?'”

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