Gotta Go Back

Words and Music by Jim E. Davis

© 1994 HIM Music

 

Key: G

 

 

Chorus:

 

 F        F# G                                             C                               G

(Gotta go back) gotta go back, gotta go back to the old-time way

 

 F        F# G                                             C                               G

(Gotta go back) gotta go back, gotta go back to the old-time way

 

D7

Back to the old-time altar, where they stayed and prayed all night

 

G

Back to the old-time pulpit, where they stood for black and white

 

               C                                 D7

Gotta go back, gotta go back

 

                          G

To the old-time way

 

 

Verse I:

 

G

Back in the good olí days, Iíve heard it many times

 

            C7                                             G

How revival swept across this mighty land

 

          D7

And I have a strong desire to feel the burning fire

 

                  C7                    D7

One more time, oh, Lord, take us back again!

 

 

Verse II:

 

G

Revival isnít free; youíve got to pray the price

 

          C7                                                    G

Down on your knees like saints of yesterday

 

       D7

The plan is still the same, for God has never changed

 

                  C7                    D7

One more time, oh, Lord, teach us how to pray!