I'm not sure I have the chords right but here is what I have...
D Somewhere in Vietnam a 19 year old soldier walked out of a Am barroom
and he said I must be C seeing things, that bourbon hit me like a
base G ball D bat.
In Belfast Ireland a little lady dropped her shovel in her Am garden
she raced across the C yard and asked her neighbor Mrs Clancy, what
G was D that?
In Memphis Tennesee a teacher raised the window closest to the Am river
and the C children in her classroom swore they heard a choir
singing G down the D street.
In Washington DC a private secretaries lips began to Am quiver
and the C president just put aside his papers and rose quickly G to his
I lay in a cheap motel in the arms of someone else's Am woman
when a C loud explosion rocked the room and turned the morning G into
I jumped out of bed and ran into the street with hardly any Am clothes
on as the sky lit up my C heart stood still and I could feel my face
was G turned to D white.
All at once the clouds rolled back and there stood Jesus Christ in all
his Am glory and I realized the C saddest eyes I'd ever seen were
looking G straight at D me.
I guess I was awakened by the penetrating sound of my own Am screaming
and it didn't take me C long to stumble out of bed and fall down G on
my D knees.
As tears rolled down my face I cried dear lord I'm thankful I was only
Am dreaming and if I never go to C hell lord it'll be because you
scared it G out of D me.