Say A Prayer chords

Fred Smith

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verse 1 C Am C Am Just married and the world seemed new. C Am C Am It was August 1942 (say a prayer, Maryann) F Dm He was the Bosun on the cruiser Canberra F Dm C The young woman’s name was Mary Ann. C Am C Am Say a prayer for a lonely sailor. (say a prayer, Maryann) verse 2 C Am C Am On the docks there were children waving. (say a prayer, Maryann) C Am C Am To the boys of His Majesty’s Navy (say a prayer, Maryann) F Dm They set sail for the Solomon Islands F Dm C There to fight for an airstrip at Henderson Field. C Am C Am Say a prayer for a lonely sailor. (say a prayer, Maryann) verse 3 C Am C Am A rainy night and the wind blew sombre. (say a prayer, Maryann) C Am C Am They anchored north of Manamatomba (say a prayer, Maryann) F Dm Around the point of Savo Island F Dm C Four Jap destroyers* with their eight-inch guns ablaze. C Am C Am Not a prayer for the cruiser Canberra. (say a prayer, Maryann) verse 4 C Am C Am I went down to the beach last Sunday. (say a prayer, Maryann) C Am C Am Took my nephew for a swim at Manly. (say a prayer, Maryann) F Dm On a bench among the seagulls F Dm C An old woman sat staring out to sea. C Am C Am Say a pray for a lonely sailor. (say a prayer, Maryann) Outtro C Am C Am Say a pray for a lonely sailor. (say a prayer, Maryann) C Am C Am Say a pray for a lonely sailor. (say a prayer, Maryann)