Capital Lights - His Favorite Christmas Story chords version 1

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Band: Capital Lights
Song: His Favorite Christmas Story

Chorus: 
A D EHe met her up in Delaware in 1937
A D EShe was wearing red lipstick to match her pretty dress
A D E D December 24th at a quarter till eleven is when he finally gained the
E courage to ask her to dance
A, D, E (3X) D, E, A Verse 1:
A D It was the night before Christmas, it was love at first sight
F#m E The carolers sang as they danced through the night
A D She was a small town girl, he was a traveling guy
F#m E He never caught her name before they said their goodbyes
D, E, A
A D A couple years later he was out on the road
F#m EHaving Christmas dinner in a diner alone
A D When he saw a young waitress with a gleam in her eye
F#m EHer favorite day of the year she showed her spirits were high
D A She said sir can you shed a little holiday cheer
F#m EA simple Christmas story was all she wanted to hear
A D F#m He looked prepared with a smile as he started to say heres my favorite
AChristmas story about a girl with no name
Chorus:
A D EHe said I met her up in Delaware in 1937
A D EShe was wearing red lipstick to match her pretty dress
A D E D December 24th at a quarter till eleven is when I finally gained the
E Acourage to ask her to dance
D, E, A Verse 2:
A D Every holiday season as he traveled
F#m EHe tell about his Christmas dance partner that he never knew well
A D He share his favorite story with the locals he met
F#m E He was called the Christmas story tellin traveling man
D, E, A
A D By age 53 he had done settled down
F#m E All the neighborhood kids liked to gather around
A D Just to listen to his stories about his life on the road
F#m A All he had now were these children he told
D A And every Christmas eve they showed up before dark
F#m E He tell them all the story but they knew it by heart
A D They could quote it word for word, he always told it the same.
F#m AIt was his favorite Christmas story called the girl with no name
Chorus:
A D EHe said I met her up in Delaware in 1937
A D EShe was wearing red lipstick to match her pretty dress
A D E D December 24th at a quarter till eleven is when I finally gained the
E Acourage to ask her to dance
F#m, E, A (3X)E Verse 3:
A D Twenty years later as he took his last breath
F#m EIt was on a cold Christmas morning on a hospital bed
A D The children were grown, he had nobody left
F#m EExcept the little old nurse who was holding his hand
D A He said Maam can you share a little holiday cheer
F#m E A simple Christmas story was all he wanted to hear
A D But his eyes filled with tears at the words that she spoke
F#m ABecause his favorite Christmas story was the one that she told
Outro:
A D E She said I met him up in Delaware in 1937
A D E Though I never caught his name he was a traveling man
A D E December 24th at a quarter till eleven
D E AIm so glad he got the courage to ask me to dance.
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