SONG LYRICS FOR: "LITTLE CHILDREN"
ALBUM: "SIESTA STREET"
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Lead Vocals: Cathy Gehr, Maria Kitano
Music & Lyrics: Jude, Julia Scott
Producers: Emmanuel Gilligan, Peter Gehr

"LITTLE CHILDREN"

Verse 1
Long day's over, time for bed.
Tired children, sleepy heads.
Gentle shepherd will watch His sheep.
Little children, go to sleep.

Verse 2
Still and quiet, tucked in tight,
Dear God, keep us safe tonight.
Bless us all with dreams so sweet.
Little children, go to sleep.

[Spoken]
Oh, we thank You for the night
And for the pleasant morning light
For rest and food and loving care,
And all that makes the day so fair.

Help us to do the things we should,
To be to others kind and good;
In all we do, at work or play,
To grow more loving every day.

Verse 3 [singing resumes]
Warm and cozy, prayers all said.
Guardian angels around your bed.
Gentle cherubs, bless and keep
Little children, all asleep.

 

"LITTLE CHILDREN" (with chords)

Capo 2nd fret

Intro: (A)-(C#m)-(D)-(E) (A)-(C#m)-(D)-(E) (D)-(E)-(C#m)-(F#m) (D)-(E)-(D)-(A)

Verse 1
(A)Long day's(C#m) over, (D)time for (E)bed.
(A)Tired (C#m)children, (D)sleepy (E)heads.
(D)Gentle (E)shepherd (C#m)will watch His (F#m)sheep.
(D)Little (E)children, (D)go to (A)sleep.

Verse 2
(A)Still and (C#m)quiet, (D)tucked in (E)tight,
(A)Dear God, (C#m)keep us (D)safe to(E)night.
(D)Bless us (E)all with (C#m)dreams so (F#m)sweet.
(D)Little (E)children, (D)go to (A)sleep.

[Spoken]
(F#m) (E)Oh, we (D)thank You for the night
(F#m)And for the pleasant (E)morning light(D)(E)
(F#m)For rest and (E)food and loving (D)care,(E)
(F#m)And all that (E)makes the day so (D)fair.(E)

(A)Help us to (C#m)do the things we should,
(D)To be to others (E)kind and good;
(A)In all we (C#m)do, at work or (D)play,
To grow more (E)loving every (A)day.

Verse 3 [singing resumes]
(A)Warm and (C#m)cozy, (D)prayers all (E)said.
(A)Guardian (C#m)angels (D)around your (E)bed.
(D)Gentle (E)cherubs, (C#m)bless and (F#m)keep
(D)Little (E)children, (D)all (A)asleep.

(D)-(A)

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