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How Can I Keep From Singing - A lamentation song of hope (Poem/Song)
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Minister Ty Alexander
(Ty Huynh)
  2/26/2021 1:52 PM
A song about lamentations and hardships yet keeping trust in God and His redemption. Based on the hymn, "My Life Flows On (How Can I Keep From Singing)," by Robert Lowry, 1869.

How Can I Keep From Singing
By Ty Alexander Huynh, 2021 Feb. 26
This song may not be used for profit in any way without proper licensing.
Permission is granted to use this song for non-profit use as long as there is no plagiarism (taking false credit) for the work.


Guitar chords are specified in green
Capo on 1st fret

Beginning Chords: Aadd9 - Esus4on7 - Esus4 - Amaj9 - Aadd9 [x2]

Aadd9                Esus4on7   Esus4  Esus4on7                  C#5
My life flows on↗... in endless song↘, Above↗... earth’s lamentation↗...
Aadd9                Esus4on7              Esus4          Esus4on7   C#5
I hear the clear↗... though far-off hymn↘, that hails↗... a new creation↗

[chorus]
Aadd9                  Esus4on7  Esus4   Esus4on7                      C#5
No storm can shake↗... my inmost calm↘, while to Yehovah↗... I am clinging↗...
Aadd9                    Esus4on7      Esus4   Esus4on7                    C#5
Since Christ is Lord↗... of heav’n and earth↘, How can I keep↗... from singing?↗...

Aadd9                      Esus4on7 Esus4    Esus4on7                  C#5
Through all the tumult↗... and the  strife↘, I hear↗... that music ringing↗...
Aadd9                Esus4on7 Esus4  Esus4on7                    C#5
It finds an echo↗... in my    soul↘, How can I keep↗... from singing?↗...

[chorus]

Aadd9                   Esus4on7      Esus4  Esus4on7             C#5
Even though my joys↗... and comforts die↘,   I know↗... I will liveth↗...
Aadd9                        Esus4on7   Esus4   Esus4on7                            C#5
Even though the darkness↗... may gather round↘, Songs in the night↗... my Savior giveth↗...

[chorus]

Aadd9             Esus4on7          Esus4  Esus4on7                       C#5
Blessed is He↗... the One who chose us↘,   Who turns the storm↗... as we trust↗...
Aadd9                   Esus4on7       Esus4   Esus4on7                     C#5
The peace of Christ↗... makes fresh my heart↘, A fountain that↗... is ever just!↗...

[chorus]

End Chords: Aadd9 - Esus4on7 - Esus4 - Amaj9 - Aadd9



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