First Night

© 2006 Jim Feldman

 

C9††††††††††† F7††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C9†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Bb9

Jesus, oh Jesus††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tonightís the night youíll be born for us

†††††† C9†††††††††††††††††††††† F7†††††††††††††††††††††† C7††† F7††††††††† C†††††† Dm G7

Itís time to start your mortal life†††††† It all begins this first night

 

††††††† C9††††††††††† ††††††F7†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C9††††††††††††††††††††††††† Bb9

The stable, itís all decked out with hay†† A fitting start for this glorius day

††††††† C9†††††††††††††††††††††††††† F7††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††C7††††††††††††††††††††† F7†††††††††††††† C

And Mary, sheís gonna push you on out†† So you can show what your kingdomís about

 

Bridge:

†††††† Dm7††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Em7††††††††††††††††††††††††† F††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††C

The angels are singiní their songs of joy†††††† To celebrate your birth as a little boy

††††††† Dm7††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††Em7 ††††††††††††††††††††††††††Dm7††† †††††††††††††††††††G†† G7

The wise men, they come from far away†††††† For this very first Christmas day

 

††††††††††††††††† C9††††††† ††††††††††F7††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C9††††††††††††††††††††††† Bb9

When you open up your little brown eyes†††††††† Youíll be the savior in a human disguise

††††††††††††††††††† C9††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† F7††††††††††††††††††††††† C7†††††††††† F7†††††††† C†††††††† Am

But now the hay pokes you and itís cold outside††† ††So cry little Lordy, cry, itís OK

Dm††††††††† G7††††† C

Cry little Lordy cry.

 

Flute solo

 

C9†††††††††††† F7†††††††††††††††††† C9††††††††††††††††††††††† Bb7

C9†††††††††††† F7†††††††††††††††††† C7††† F7††††††††††††††† C

C9†††††††††††† F7††††††††††††††††† C9†††††††††††††††††††††††† Bb7

C9†††††††††††† F7†††††††††††††††††† C7†††† F7††††††††††††††† C

 

Bridge:

†††††† Dm7††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Em7††††††††††††††††††††††† F††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††C

Someday youíll teach us to set aside strife†† But tonight itís just the very first day of your life

††††††† Dm7††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††Em7†††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††Dm7†††††††††††††††††††††† G†† G7

Your message of love, you know it starts this first night†††† Weíll see if we can get it right

 

††††††††††††††††† C9††††††††††††††††† F7††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C9††††††††††††††††††††††† Bb9

When you open up yourlittle brown eyes†††††††† Youíll be the savior in a human disguise

††††††††††††††††††† C9††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††F7††††††††††††††††††††††† C7†††††††††† F7†††††††† C†††††††† Am

But now the hay pokes you and itís cold outside††††† So cry little Lordy, cry, itís OK

Dm††††††††† G7††††† C†††††† Am††††††††† Dm††††††††† G7††††† C

Cry little Lordy cry, youíre human now††††† Cry little Lordy, Cry