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Transcribed by: asf0@comcast.net  Alice Franceschini
Date: July 9, 2003   
Album:
Written by:

    STREETS OF HEAVEN   Sherri Austin

       A#      D#               G#                    A#
Hello God it's me again two 2 a. m. room of three oh four
                    D#                 G#           A#
Visiting hours are over time for our bedside tug of war
    A#                D#              G#                   A#
A sleeping child be-tween us may not make it through the night
      A#              D#            G#             A# 
I'm fightin back the tears as she fights for her life

CHORUS:
         D#                G#   A#                  D#  
Well it must be kind of crowded On the streets of heaven
        Cm      G#               A# D# A#
So tell me what do you need her for
D#                 G#        
Don't you know one day she'll be your 
 A#              D#            Cm      G#               A#  
Little girl for-ever but right now  I need her so much more
                       Cm         D#           Cm                G# 
1.2.3.)She's much too young to be on her own Barely just turned seven 
    3.) go to interlude after singing above line.
       D#                G#              C#          A#          D#   
1.) So who will hold her hand when she crosses The streets of Hea-ven
       D#                 G#            C#           D#    A#     G#           
2.) So who will hold her hand when she crosses The streets of Hea-ven
       D#                 G#            C#           D#    A#     G#           
4.) So will you hold her hand when she crosses The streets of Hea-ven
    no chord            D#
4.) The streets of hea-ven


        A#            D#          G#             A#
Tell me God do you remember the wishes that she made
                      D#       G#                 A#
As she blew out the candles on her last birthday cake
 A#                  D#   G#               A#
She wants to ride a pony when she's big enough
     A#                  D#        G#              A#
She wants to marry her daddy when she's all grown up

to chorus using 2.) , lead G# A# G# A# D#

                A#            D#                G#            A#
Lord don't you know she's my angel You've got plenty of your own
       A#      C#           D#                     G#    D#    A#
And I know you hold a place for her   But she's already got a home
     A#                        D#           G#                        A#
Well I don't know if you're listening But prayin's all that's left to do
      A#                 D#        G#             A#
So I ask you Lord have mercy  You lost a son once to
to chorus using 3.)

INTERLUDE:
       Cm                    A#
Lord I know once you've made up your mind

  G#
There's no use in beggin 
       Cm                G#
So if you take her with you today
 D#                G#
You make sure she looks both ways
go to chorus using 4.)



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