Learn To Play Trading My Sorrows

C# signImage via WikipediaHave you ever had a bad day? Has something got you down? Sometimes just singing and playing your instrument can lift your spirit. Again this week, so many requests kept pouring in from you, dear readers. Many have asked me for the chords to the song Trading My Sorrows.

Trading My Sorrows Lyrics 

Artist: Darrell Evans
Copyright Credits: 


I'm trading my sorrows I'm trading my shame I'm laying them down For the joy of the Lord I'm trading my sickness I'm trading my pain I'm laying them down For the joy of the Lord And we sing Yes Lord Yes Lord Yes Yes Lord Yes Lord Yes Lord Yes Yes Lord Yes Lord Yes Lord Yes Yes Lord Amen I'm trading my sorrows I'm trading my shame I'm laying them down For the joy of the Lord I'm trading my sickness I'm trading my pain I'm laying them down For the joy of the Lord And we sing Yes Lord Yes Lord Yes Yes Lord Yes Lord Yes Lord Yes Yes Lord Yes Lord Yes Lord Yes Yes Lord Amen I'm pressed but not crushed Persecuted not abandoned Struck down but not destroyed I'm blessed beyond the curse For His promise will endure His joy's gonna be my strength Though the sorrows my last for the night His joy comes in the morning I'm trading my sorrows I'm trading my shame I'm laying them down For the joy of the Lord I'm trading my sickness I'm trading my pain I'm laying them down For the joy of the Lord And we sing Yes Lord Yes Lord Yes Yes Lord Yes Lord Yes Lord Yes Yes Lord Yes Lord Yes Lord Yes Yes Lord Amen  

About Darrell Evans, The Musician 

Darrell Evans is an evangelical Christian musician and songwriter, known primarily for his contributions to contemporary Christian worship. Influenced by the music of Bruce Springsteen and U2, his style of music is noted for its extensive use of free form composition, with several of his songs having been written spontaneously during concerts and worship times. Besides his music writing, he is an accomplished guitar player and singer.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darrell_Evans_%28musician%29



 Chord Chart in Key of E


INTRO: E A2 C#m7 Bsus4  E A2 C#m7 Bsus4  E A2 C#m7-Bsus4-A2 
 
E  A2        C#m7  Bsus4
I'm trading my sorrow
E  A2        C#m7  Bsus4
I'm trading my shame
E  A2        C#m7  Bsus4                 E   A2   C#m7   Bsus4
I'm laying them down for the joy of the Lord
E  A2         C#m7  Bsus4
I'm trading my sickness
E  A2         C#m7  Bsus4
I'm trading my pain
E  A2         C#m7  Bsus4                E   A2   C#m7   Bsus4
I'm laying them down for the joy of the Lord

Chorus:
       E       A2        C#m7  Bsus4
We say yes Lord yes Lord yes yes Lord
E       A2        C#m7  Bsus4
Yes Lord yes Lord yes yes Lord
E       A2        C#m7  Bsus4    E   A2   C#m7   Bsus4
Yes Lord yes Lord yes yes Lord Amen

      E            A2            C#m7     Bsus4
I'm pressed but not crushed persecuted not abandoned
E      A2               C#m7  Bsus4
Struck down but not destroyed
      E           A2                 C#m7      Bsus4
I'm blessed beyond the curse for his promise will endure
       E     A2           C#m7  Bsus4
And His joy's gonna be my strength

Bsus4
Though the sorrow may last for the night
    C#m7                A2
His joy comes with the morning...
Artist: Darrell Evans
Chord Chart Key of G

G   C         Em    D
I'm trading my sorrow
G   C       Em    D/F#
I'm trading my shame
G   C          Em          D           G   C      Em  D/F#
I'm laying them down for the joy of the Lord
G   C         Em   D
I'm trading my sickness
G   C         Em  D/F#
I'm trading my pain
G   C          Em          D           G   C      Em  D/F#
I'm laying them down for the joy of the Lord

Chorus:
           G       C         Em     D
And we say yes Lord yes Lord yes yes Lord
G       C         Em     D/F#
Yes Lord yes Lord yes yes Lord
G       C         Em     D       G  C      Em  D/F#
Yes Lord yes Lord yes yes Lord Amen

    G              C            Em         D
I'm pressed but not crushed persecuted not abandoned
G       C             Em    D/F#
Struck down but not destroyed
    G                 C            Em            D
I'm blessed beyond the curse for his promise will endure
G        C               Em    D/F#
And his joy's gonna be my strength

D                   
Though the sorrow may last for the night
    G                  C
His joy comes with the morning...
Artist: Darrell Evans

Chord Chart Key of A

A   D         F#m    E
I'm trading my sorrow
A   D         F#m   E/G#
I'm trading my shame
A   D          F#m          E           A   D      F#m  E/G#
I'm laying them down for the joy of the Lord
A   D         F#m   E
I'm trading my sickness
A   D         F#m  E/G#
I'm trading my pain
A   D          F#m          E           A   D      F#m  E/G#
I'm laying them down for the joy of the Lord

Chorus:
           A       D         F#m     E
And we say yes Lord yes Lord yes yes Lord
A       D         F#m     E/G#
Yes Lord yes Lord yes yes Lord
A       D         F#m     E       A  D      F#m  E/G#
Yes Lord yes Lord yes yes Lord Amen

    A              D            F#m         E
I'm pressed but not crushed persecuted not abandoned
A       D             F#m    E/G#
Struck down but not destroyed
    A                 D             F#m            E
I'm blessed beyond the curse for his promise will endure
A        D               F#m    E/G#
And his joy's gonna be my strength

E                   
Though the sorrow may last for the night
    G                  D
His joy comes with the morning...

For more information visit Darrell's website: http://darrellevans.com/

 Next time, more theory! As always, thanks for stopping by!
-- LadyD



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