Original Song – “Lady, Oh Lady”

Lady, Oh Lady is a slow, simple, heartfelt and sentimental love song about commitment, distance and longing of the heart.  I love the relationship between the chord sequences and the soft and dreamy atmosphere the chords create for the lyrics to swirl around in, as if dancing in the fog of a wonderful, never-ending dream!  “Even though we’re, So far apart, You are always, In my heart, If I can’t be, There with you, I’ll send my love, To you, All my love, To you…”

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I recorded my original song “Lady, Oh Lady” on Set Eleven in 1997 on four takes, and surprisingly enough for me they all turned out pretty well! 🙂 Each take is a different flavor as takes one and two are strummed on the guitar using a pick, and takes three and four are simply strummed with my fingers. Take one is faster, while takes two, three and four keep slowing down and getting progressively better ~ I’ll share them all with you! Enjoy! ♡ 🙂 Mark

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(Note: Emailed versions of these songs lose their chord alignment and formatting, so refer to the original post and/or the scanned lyric sheet as your guide!)

"Lady, Oh Lady" - "Three Chords and a Prayer", Collected Works Volume VI, Copyright 1991, Mark D. Jones, All Rights Reserved

Lady, Oh Lady

“Three Chords and a Prayer”, Collected Works Volume VI, Copyright 1991, Mark D. Jones, All Rights Reserved

Verse One:

F#m      E

Lady, oh lady

               F#m

You’re the one I’m

             C#m

Dreamin’ of

F#m      E

Lady, oh lady

               F#m

You’re the one

              C#m

I’ll always love

       D

Even though we’re

    C#m

So far apart

           D

You are always

         C#m

In my heart

     F#m

If I can’t be

E

There with you

    F#m

I’ll send my love

    C#m

To you

F#m

All my love

    C#m

To you

    D

I’ll send you

         E

All my love

    D

I’ll send all

               C#m

My love to you

    F#m

I’ll send you

          E

All my love

    F#m

I’ll send my love

    C#m

To you

    D

To you

    Fsus4     F#

To you

Verse Two:

F#m       E

Baby, oh baby

               F#m

Don’t you know I’m

          C#m

Missin’ you

F#m       E

Baby, oh baby

       F#m

You know I’m

          C#m

Always true

                 D

Though the miles

           C#m

Keep us far apart

         D

I hold you

                 C#m

Close to my heart

             F#m

And you know that I’ll

    E

Be there for you

    F#m

To give my love

    C#m

To you

F#m

All my love

    C#m

To you

    D

I’ll give you

         E

All my love

    D

I’ll give all

               C#m

My love to you

    F#m

I’ll give you

         E

All my love

    F#m

I’ll give my love

    C#m

To you

    D

To you

Fsus4     F#

To you

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