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Cody Johnson

Pray For Rain(Chords)

Cody Johnson

Key: D
Intro - repeats once after each verse 
D G D 
D A D 

Verse 
D 
When I was five years old 
        G                  D 
Lookin' through the window pane, 
D 
There was debt growin' in the fields, 
       A               D 
Every year it was the same, 
D 
There was burnt up corn, 
        G       D 
Livin' in a dusty haze, 
D                           A 
And daddy'd say good night son, I love you, 
              D 
And pray for rain. 

verse 2 
D                                 G            D 
Well, it was about mid-July when daddy's pride sank, 
D                         A            D 
He told my momma, he was goin' to the bank, 
D                                    G              D 
He put on his Sunday's best, but it didn't hide his pain, 
D 
The banker said take the money son, 
         A               D 
But you better, pray for rain. 

verse 3 
D 
Well there's no clouds to hide the sun, 
                G             D 
And there's no waters in the creeks, 
D 
And there's a fear in the congregation, 
       A             D 
Every Sunday when we meet, 
D 
That the devil's found West Texas 
     G            D 
And he may never leave, 
D 
The preacher gives his sermon, 
     A                             D 
Says pay your tithes and pray for rain. 

verse 4 
D 
Now my daddy's land is mine, 
    G                    D 
And times sure ain't the same, 
D 
The blacktop's taken over, 
           A                 D 
There's no room to grow the grain, 
D 
And now the man down at the bank 
            G               D 
Well he don't understand my pain, 
D                                                A       
Cause he don't have to lay his head down every night, 
                D 
And pray for rain. 

Verse 5  
D 
When I was five years old 
        G                  D 
Lookin' through the window pane, 
D 
There was debt growin' in the fields, 
       A               D 
Every year it was the same, 
D 
There was burnt up corn, 
        G       D 
Livin' in a dusty haze, 
D                           A 
And daddy'd say good night son, I love you, 
              D 
And pray for rain. 

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