Finding Favour - Slip On By chords version 1

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Slip On By
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Chords: D, Em7, G, Em7 

D Early morning by the riverside,
Em7Saw an old man waiting for a bite,
G Em7We started talking and he took me back in time.
DHe said I was young, and thought I'd always be,
Em7Then I woke up, now I'm 83
GThere's so much I missed, oh how I wish
Em7I could get back all that time I wasted.
Chorus:
DI see the tears of a young bride
Em7 GThe morning that we had our first fight.
Em7I should've held her tight.
DAnd on the day that my momma died,
Em7 GI hung up the phone and never said goodbye.
Don't let it slip on,
Em7Don't let it slip on,
DDon't let it slip on by.
Verse 2
DWell, he looked up, tears in his eyes.
Em7Said I'm not sure if you were looking for advice.
G Em7There's just something about you that reminds me of me.
DIt ain't easy always looking back,
Em7But it seems these days that it's all I have.
GWhat hurts me the most is knowing what could have been,
Em7And if I listen real close sometimes I can
Chorus
DHear the sound of my little boy
Em7 GSaying, daddy can you please come play with me?
Em7But I was too busy.
DThen one day, my baby grew up and went to war.
Em7 GI never thought he'd be gone in the blink of an eye.
So don't let it slip on,
Em7Don't let it slip on,
DDon't let it slip on by.
Bridge
Em7 GI shook the old man's hand and I thanked him.
Em7 GAnd I drove home as fast as I could go.
DJust to let her know...
DThat I need her,
Em7That I love her,
G Em7That I'm never gonna let another moment like this slip on by.
DDon't let it slip on by.
DWe're only here for a little while,
Em7 GAnd God gives us only so much precious time.
So don't let it slip on,
Em7Don't let it slip on,
D Em7Don't let it slip on by.
G Em7Don't let it slip on by.
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