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Away In a Manger

Below you'll find the lyrics, lead sheet with melody and chords in pdf format and links to more info.

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Music excerpt (click on image for full pdf version in G, E, E^, F, F^^^ and C^^)

Away In A manger

Wiki article on Away In A Manger

Away In A Manger Choral Arrangement


Lyrics and Chords:  

   G                           C           G
A-way in a manger, no crib for a bed,
      D             D7          C                    G
The little Lord Jesus laid down his sweet head.
      G                              C                    G
The stars in the sky looked down where he lay,
      Am          G          Am         D   G
The little Lord Jesus, a-sleep on the hay

The cattle are lowing, the baby awakes,
But little Lord Jesus, no crying he makes;
I love thee, Lord Jesus, look down from the sky
And stay by my cradle till morning is nigh.

Be near me, Lord Jesus, I ask thee to stay
Close by me forever, and love me, I pray;
Bless all the dear children in thy tender care,
And fit us for heaven to live with thee there.

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