Song: Keep You Lamp Trimmed And Burning

Band: Blind Willie Johnson

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																				Keep You Lamp Trimmed And Burning 
Blind Willie Johnson
 

Played in Open E (E B E G# B E from low to high)



    

 

/: slide up 

\: slide down 

~: slight vibrato with bottleneck (you should never leave a slide stationary on a note)

 

 INTRO:

 

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Keep-a your lamp all trimmed up and burning Keep-a your lamp all trimmed up and burning

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Keep-a your lamp             See what the Lord has done       Well has done 

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 get worried         Well has done ....                       Mmmm mmmmm

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     Well see what the Lord has done

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Here I stand with my soul and my heart

Here I ... oh

Here I stand with my soul and my heart

See what the Lord has done


Well has .... get worried

Well ........mmmm mmmmm

Well has .... get worried

Well see what the Lord has done

 

Here I stand with my soul and my heart

Here I ... 

Here I stand with my soul and my heart

See what the Lord has done


Mmmm mmmmm.... get worried

Well see what the Lord has done



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                   Mmmm mmmmm

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dont get worried    Well         get worried        Well see what 

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the Lord has done

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I have started on my journey

I have started 

I have started on my journey

See what the Lord has done

 

Well has done get worried

Well has done get worried

Well has.....get worried...

 
Well see what the Lord has done 

Outro:

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