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Here's a song that was recently requested on Cowpie.  Hank Snow did it in 
the key of A but I'm wrote it out in G.  It was on Hank Snow's "Singing 
Ranger" album. 
The Engineer's Child 
G                    C       G
 A little child on a sickbed lay 
    C              G
And death was very near 
                      C    G          A7              D
She was the pride and only child of a railroad engin- eer 
His duty had called him from those he loved 
    D                    G
And seeing that hope was dim 
                G7           C
While a tear he shed, to his wife he said 
              D        G
Just have two lanterns trimmed 
C                       G
 Just hang a light as I pass tonight 
C                 G      D
 Hang it where it can be seen 
       G                C
If our baby's dead just show the red 
         G           D        G
If she's better then show the green  
(Instrumental bridge) 
G                         C        G
 In a little house by the railroad track 
  C                    G
A mother with watchful eye 
      G                   C      G
Saw a gleam of hope and a feeble smile 
       A7                 D
As the train went rushing by 
Just one short look was his only chance 
   D             G
To see the light agleam 
                G7          C
In the midnight air there a- rose a prayer 
      G       D         G
Thank God the light was green 
Repeat chorus 
Jeanie Ramos 
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