When You Pray

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about

I originally found this song in an old music book I came across. The words seemed good do I picked out the melody line. I liked the tune, shared it with my other sisters, and we decided to learn it. It has since blessed many people so we are glad to have found it. This song is technically a hymn, I believe, but it doesn't have a very "hymn-y" sound to it.

lyrics

Go ahead and play along! I included the chords for you below:


Verse:
At the (D7)close of the day, when you (G)kneel to pray
Will (D7)you remember (G)me?
I need (D7)help every day, this is (G)why I pray
Will (D7)you remember (G)me?

CHORUS 1:
(C)When you pray, (Cm)will you (G)pray for me
For I (D7)need His love and His (G)care
(C)When you pray, (Cm)will you (G)pray for me
Will you (D7)whisper my name in your (G)prayer

Verse:
At the close of the day, when I kneel to pray
I will remember you
You need help every day, this is why I pray
And I will remember you

CHORUS 2:
When I pray, I will pray for you
For you need His love and His care
When I pray, I will pray for you
I will whisper your name in my prayer

credits

from The Tanis Sisters, released May 30, 2014
I'm thankful for the people this (somewhat obscure) song has blessed.

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The Tanis Sisters Michigan

As sisters, we've known eachother since, well, forever. We've always enjoyed messing around musically, and in 2011 Bethany picked up the mandolin and we played our first bluegrass-gospel-y gig.

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