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Del Way - The Old Man Is Dead (Chord)
Submitter: ER (0) on 4/28/02 2 comments
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                    The Old Man Is Dead
                            By
                          Del Way


C       C/B          Am
Now and then, an old friend of mine,
F                     G
I've not seen for sometime,
C         C/B    Am
will stop by and ask me,
             F                    G
where've you been, what's on your mind,
     F                  G
they wonder why I'm not drinking,
          C             C/B      Am
and still painting this old town red,
F                       G
I tell them I'm serving Jesus now,
        F   G      C
and the old man is dead.


(chorus)

F                 G
The man you see before you, 
C          C/B     Am
may look a lot the same,
F              G
I may wear the same old clothes,
C         C/B               Am
and still have the same old name,
F                       G
but your looking on the outside,
             C     C/B     Am
if you could see inside instead,
F               G
you would see a brand new man, cause,
    F   G      C
the old man is dead.


C         C/B         Am
I used to live such a wicked life,
F                G
I had no hope in sight,
C     C/B     Am
I was lost in darkness,
F                    G
just searching for a light,
    F                   G
and then one night in a little church,
      C                C/B      Am
after hearing what the preacher said,
F                 G
I gave my life to Jesus,
        F   G       C
and the old man was dead.


(Chorus) 
 Comments (click here to add a non-facebook comment)
Good job on a good song....tells it like it is.
-P.A.LinZ | 1/19/2005
Hearing this song in church in prison(TX), helped me get delivered from my alcohol addiction. AMEN to the most high GOD, Jesus, my Lord and Savior! C.W.
-cwodom | 12/3/2005
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