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"A Praying Spirit" Karen Clark-Sheard
« on: December 12, 2008, 10:19:56 AM »
This is a looonnnggg one folks, but definitely a good song for any musician to learn.  This is a more basic version w/a little bit of the runs, not all of them.  Enjoy!!!

"A Praying Spirit" by: Karen Clark-Sheard
Key  D  LH/RH

Intro:

B / F#-A-D, E, F#
E-D / G#-B-E, D
A / E-A-C#
F# / G-A#-C#-E, F#, G
A# / A#-C#-F#, E
B / G#-A#-C#-D#-F#
E-D / F#-B-D, E, F#
G#-D / G#-B-E, D
A / E-A-C#, A, F#
D / A#-D-E-G, A
/ A-D-F#
/ E-C#
E / D-G-B
A / C#-E-G-A#

Part 1:

D / B-C#-E-F#-A Lord
D / F#-B-D  gi-
C# / G-A#-C#-E  ive
B / A-C-D#-F#  me
G#-F# / D-F#-B  a
A-E / C#-E-A  praying
/ F#, G, B, D spi-
A-E / B, C# ri-
C# / E#-A-B-E i-, i-
F# / G#-A-B-E  it, a
G / G-B-D  pray-
G# / F#-B-D  ing spi-
C# / B-E-G  ri-
F# / A#-D-E-A  i-, i-
B / F#-B-D  it,
A# / F#-A#-C# (filler chord)
B / F#-B-D (filler chord)
C / G-C-E  Lord
B / G-B-D  help me
G / F#-B-D  to
F# / E-A-C#  say
E / G-B-D  yes,
A / E-A-C#
C# / E#-A-B-E
F# / E-A-C#
A# / E-G-A#-C#
B / F#-B-D  ye-, e-, e-,
C# / A-C#-E  es,
E / F#, G, B, D
A / E-A-C#
D-B, A, G / D-G-B yes
D-A / D-F#-A  Lord,
G# / D-F#-B
C# / B-E-G
F# / A#-D-E-A
B / F#-B-D  ye-, e-, e-,
C# / A-C#-E  es,
E / F#-B-D
A / E-A-C#
D-B, A, G / D-G-B  yes
D-A / D-F#-A   Lord,

Part 2 (verse):

/ F#, A
A, E, G / C-D-E-G, F#, E
D / A-D-F#
/ (octave higher) D, C#, C
G, D, F# / B, D-F#  a praying spi-,
C#, D /
G-D# / D#-F#-B  rit
/ G, A
G-E / B  through-
E / B-D-F#-A  out the day,
C#-B / E-F-A-C#, B  ooohhh,
F# / C#-E-A  ooohhh,
B / C#-D-E-A  pra-
E / B-D-G  ay-
A / G-B-D-F#  aying spi-
D / B-C#-E-F#-A  rit,
(2 octaves higher, roll chord fast) D-A / A-D-F#-A  in
C / B-E-G  every,
F# / A#-D-E-A  every,
A# / G-A#-C#-E  every
B / F#-B-D way,
A# / G-A#-C#-E  a praying
B / F#-B-D  spirit,
A# / G-A#-C#-E
B / F#-B-D  so that I
A# / G-A#-C#-E  might
B / F#-B-D  stay,
C / G-C-E  oh Lord I want a
A# / D-G#-C-E or A#-D / G#-C-E praying spirit,
A / G-B-D-F#  lest I
A / G-A#-C#-E  pray on Lord,
(back to Part 1)

Part 3 (version 1):

C# / B-E-G
F# / A#-D-E-A
B / A-D-F#  Lord
E / G#-D-F#  when I
A / G-C-E  pray
D / F#-C-E  give me
G / F#-B-D  what  *last time, go on from here
G# / F#-B-D  to say,
(repeat)

to
C / G-A#-D-E  say,
/ A-D-F#
E / A#-D-E-G
F# / A-D-F#
G / A#-D-E-G
E /

Part 3 (version 2):

C# / B-E-G
F# / A#-D-E-A
B / A-D-F#  Lord
E / G#-D-F#  when I
A / G-C-E  pray
D / F#-C-E  give me
G / F#-B-D  what  *last time, go on from here
G / D-F#-B  to
F# / C#-E-A
E / B-D-G  say,
D / A-D-F# or D / A-C#-F#
(repeat)

to
C / G-A#-D-E  say,
/ A-D-F#
E / A#-D-E-G
F# / A-D-F#
G / A#-D-E-G
E /

Part 4 (version 1):

A / A-D-F#  yes,
G / F-A-C#-E  yes,
/ A, B
F# / E-A-C
B / A-C-D#-F# or B / D#-G-A-D  yes,
E / B-E-G
D / A-D-F#
C / A#-D-E-A  yes Lord,
A# / A#-D-E-G
(repeat)

Part 4 (version 2):

A / A-D-F#  yes,
G / F-A-C#-E
C# / F-A-B-E  yes,
/ A, B
F# / E-A-C
B / A-C-D#-F# or B / D#-G-A-D  yes,
E / B-E-G
D / A-D-F#
C / A#-D-E-A  yes Lord,
A# / A#-D-E-G
(repeat)

Part 4 (version 3):

A / A-D-F#  yes,
G / F-A-C#-E  yes,
G# / F#-B-D
C# / F-A-B-E  yes,
/ A, B
F# / E-A-C
B / A-C-D#-F# or B / D#-G-A-D  yes,
E / B-E-G
D / A-D-F#
C / A#-D-E-A  yes Lord,
A# / A#-D-E-G
(repeat)

Part 4 (version 4):

F / F
B / B
/ D-F#-B  yes,
C# / E-A-C#
/ F-A-B-E  yes,
/ A, B
F# / E-A-C
B / A-C-D#-F# or B / D#-G-A-D  yes,
E / B-E-G
D / A-D-F#
C / A#-D-E-A  yes Lord,
A# / A#-D-E-G
(repeat)

Part 5:

A / A-D-F#  ye-
E / G#-B-E  e-,
A / E-A-C#  e-,
F# / E-G-A#-C#  ye-,
B / F#-B-D e-,
D# / A-C-D#-F#  ye-,
E / B-E-G  ye-,
C / G-A#-D-E  ye-,
A# / A#-D-E-G  ye-
A / A-D-F# e-, e-, e-, e-
B / F#-A-D e-
E / F#-B-D  es,
E / F#, G, B, D
A / E-A-C#
D-B, A, G / D-G-B  yes
D-A / D-F#-A  Lord,
C / A#-D-E-A
A# / A#-D-E-G
(repeat)

Ending:

C# / B-E-G
F# / A#-D-E-A
B / F#-B-D  ye-, e-, e-,
C# / A-C#-E  es,
E / F#-B-D
A / E-A-C#
D-B, A, G / D-G-B  yes
D-A / D-F#-A   Lord.
(repeat)

D-C / F#-B-D#
D-B / G-B-D
E / A#-D-E-G
A# / G-A#-C#-E
B / F#-B-D
A / G-C-E
D / F#-C-E
G / B-D-F#-A
E / A#-D-E-G
A / A-D-F#
A / G-C#-E
D / E-F#-A-D

Like I said ealier, some runs I put in, others I didn't.  If this version is too hard, I can post an even easier version with just the main chords.  Just let me know!!!
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Re: "A Praying Spirit" Karen Clark-Sheard
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2008, 10:20:31 AM »
chord symbol version:

“A Praying Spirit” by: Karen Clark-Sheard
Key  D  LH/RH

Intro:

Bm7
E7
A
F#9
F#7/A#
BM7 (6/9)
E7
E7/G#
A
Em7 (b5)/D
D
/ E-C#
Em7
A7 (b9)

Part 1:

DM9 (13) Lord
Bm/D  gi-
C#dim7  ive
B9  me
G#m7 (b5)  a
praying
/ F#, G, B, D spi-
A ri-
C#7 (#5/#9) i-, i-
E/F#  it, a
pray-
G#m7 (b5)  ing spi-
C#m7 (b5)  ri-
F#7 (#5/#9)  i-, i-
Bm  it,
F#/A# (filler chord)
Bm (filler chord)
Lord
G/B  help me
GM7  to
F#m7  say
Em7  yes,
A
C#7 (#5/#9)
F#m7 (b5)
A#dim7
Bm  ye-, e-, e-,
A/C#  es,
Em9
A
G/D yes
Lord,
G#m7 (b5)
C#m7 (b5)
F#7 (#5/#9)
Bm  ye-, e-, e-,
A/C#  es,
Bm/E
A
G/D  yes
D   Lord,

Part 2 (verse):

/ F#, A
Am7
D
/ (octave higher) D, C#, C
GM7  a praying spi-,
C#, D /
GM7 (#5)  rit
/ G, A
Em/G  through-
Bm7/E  out the day,
C#m7 (b5)  ooohhh,
F#m7  ooohhh,
A/B  pra-
Em7  ay-
GM7/A  aying spi-
DM7 (6/9)  rit,
in
C#m7 (b5)  every,
F#7 (#5/#9)  every,
A#dim7  every
Bm way,
A#dim7  a praying
Bm  spirit,
A#dim7
Bm  so that I
A#dim7  might
Bm  stay,
oh Lord I want a
C9 (#5)/A#  praying spirit,
GM7/A  lest I
A7 (b9)  pray on Lord,
(back to Part 1)

Part 3 (version 1):

C#m7 (b5)
F#7 (#5/#9)
Bm7  Lord
E9  when I
Am7  pray
D9  give me
GM7  what  *last time, go on from here
G#m7 (b5)  to say,
(repeat)

to
C9  say,
D/C
Em7 (b5)
D/F#
Em7 (b5)/G
Em7 (b5)

Part 3 (version 2):

C#m7 (b5)
F#7 (#5/#9)
Bm7  Lord
E9  when I
Am7  pray
D9  give me
GM7  what  *last time, go on from here
GM7  to
F#m7
Em7  say,
D or DM7
(repeat)

to
C9  say,
D/C
Em7 (b5)
D/F#
Em7 (b5)/G
Em7 (b5)

Part 4 (version 1):

D/A  yes,
FM9 (#5)/G  yes,
/ A, B
F#m7 (b5)
B7 (b9) or B7 (#5/#9)  yes,
Em
D
C9 (13)  yes Lord,
Em7 (b5)/A#
(repeat)

Part 4 (version 2):

D/A  yes,
FM9 (#5)/G  yes,
C#7 (#5/#9)  yes,
/ A, B
F#m7 (b5)
B7 (b9) or B7 (#5/#9)  yes,
Em
D
C9 (13)  yes Lord,
Em7 (b5)/A#
(repeat)

Part 4 (version 3):

D/A  yes,
FM9 (#5)/G  yes,
G#m7 (b5)
C#7 (#5/#9)  yes,
/ A, B
F#m7 (b5)
B7 (b9) or B7 (#5/#9)  yes,
Em
D
C9 (13)  yes Lord,
Em7 (b5)/A#
(repeat)

Part 4 (version 4):

F / F
B / B
Bm  yes,
A/C#
C#7 (#5/#9)  yes,
/ A, B
F#m7 (b5)
B7 (b9) or B7 (#5/#9)  yes,
Em
D
C9 (13)  yes Lord,
Em7 (b5)/A#
(repeat)

Part 5:

D/A  ye-
e-,
e-,
F#7 (b9)  ye-,
Bm e-,
D#dim7  ye-,
Em  ye-,
C9  ye-,
Em7 (b5)/A#  ye-
D/A e-, e-, e-, e-
Bm7 e-
Bm/E  es,
Em9
A
G/D  yes
Lord,
C9 (13)
Em7 (b5)/A#
(repeat)

Ending:

C#m7 (b5)
F#7 (#5/#9)
Bm  ye-, e-, e-,
A/C#  es,
Bm/E
A
G/D  yes
D   Lord.
(repeat)

B/D
G/D
Em7 (b5)
A#dim7
Bm
Am7
D9
GM9
Em7 (b5)
D/A
A7
Dadd9
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Re: "A Praying Spirit" Karen Clark-Sheard
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2008, 10:40:40 AM »
I haven't heard this one. Thanks for the chords. Let me see if I got enough paper to print it out :D
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Re: "A Praying Spirit" Karen Clark-Sheard
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2008, 11:36:12 AM »
Yeah I haven't heard this one either!  :D

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Re: "A Praying Spirit" Karen Clark-Sheard
« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2008, 03:48:48 PM »
T-Block,
Man, thanks again for your concern of sharing and helping others improve their musical ministries.


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Re: "A Praying Spirit" Karen Clark-Sheard
« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2008, 08:25:19 PM »
Yeah I haven't heard this one either!  :D

HAHAHAHAHA, that's a good one man. :P :D
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Re: "A Praying Spirit" Karen Clark-Sheard
« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2008, 09:20:04 PM »
WOW, this is a long one!!! Thanks for taking the time to help us T-block...remain blessed my friend!!

BTW, here is a clip of the song if anyone wants to hear it
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Re: "A Praying Spirit" Karen Clark-Sheard
« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2008, 08:51:27 AM »
lol i have your vid fmason saved on youtube lol "u never heard it" lol
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