Larry Vannatta
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Larry Vannatta

Story

A story about a small town preacher, how he lived his life for the lord and served his community. He passed on his simple country way of life and his love for the lord which now lives in the people he touched.

Lyrics

Preacher Man Joe He walked into town with a bible in his hand and ever body knew He was a man of the cross he was a preacher man, who always said hello to you You’d see him down at the old folks home playing checkers with the boys I wants seen him take a drunk man home a least a hundred times or more. (Chorus) He was preacher man Joe who said a pray for me When he was talking to the lord above in eternity Oh preacher man Joe, want you pray with me Cause I need a little helping and hand say a good word for me Joe The kids you’st to call him the preacher man, but that didn’t bother Joe none He love to tease the children, he was a big kid just having fun He’d show up at your door at the dang’st times as if God himself knew He loved to visit and eat apply pie, and say a sweet pray with you. (Chorus) He was preacher man Joe who said a pray for me When he was talking to the lord above in eternity Oh preacher man Joe, want you pray with me Cause I need a little helping and hand say a good word for me Joe I remember once a friend of mind; he was down and out and running out of time Night after night Joe sat with the man and walked him through the valley of death. Now the words he preached have all come true, You see it comes like a thief in the night for you. The preacher man gone but God lives on in the hearts of me and you. (Chorus) He was preacher man Joe who said a pray for me When he was talking to the lord above in eternity Oh preacher man Joe, want you pray with me Cause I need a little helping and hand say a good word for me Joe Written by: Larry Vannatta Registered © Socan
Larry Vannatta
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Gospel written by Larry Vannatta

Story

Life sometimes has a way of bring us to our knee's at times. Thank God we can ask him for help as we are only human.

Lyrics

Take me as I am So many times I’ve try myself, so many times I have failed To walk a straight and narrow line, between heaven and hell But each time I try myself, I stumble and I fall. Till I get down on my knees and give you my all. (Chorus) Take me, as I am lord, take me as I am Only you can save a wretch like me By the grace of you hands Oh take me, as I am lord, take me as I am Only you can save a wretch like me Take me as I am. All the hopes and dreams and plans, oh the pleasures of this world All the riches and the fame, can never satisfy the soul. But down this long and winding road, you’ve walked with me though life. Now here I come again oh lord, on my knees to make it right. (Chorus) Take me, as I am lord, take me as I am Only you can save a wretch like me By the grace of you hands Oh take me, as I am lord, take me as I am Only you can save a wretch like me Take me as I am. Only you can save a wretch like me Take me as I am. Written by: Larry Vannatta Registered ©Socan
Larry Vannatta
2008-06-12
Bluegrass written by: Larry Vannatta

Story

Bluegrass for all the Johnny pickers around the world that never make it big but just love to play

Lyrics

Johnny, play it again Johnny was a picker in a five piece band He played for folks across the land Never made it big but everybody knows him so He just love to dance and play and sing And entertain is what he did The music and the love of God was in his soul People would came from miles around To hear that boy play till the sun go down Just a picker with an ordinary name Till they said Johnny, play it again Solo Now I learned a lot from that man Playing in that five piece band You can hear it now in the songs that I play Now just before he pass away He asked me if I would play With the music and the love of God in my soul Cause people will come from miles around To hear you boys play till the sun go down Just a picker with an ordinary name Till they said Johnny, play it again Sole People would came from miles around To hear that boy play till the sun go down Just a picker with an ordinary name Till they said Johnny, play it again Till they said Johnny, play it again Written by: Larry Vannatta Registered © socan
Larry Vannatta
Larry Vannatta

Story

I was watch a TV commerical selling the line greatest on earth, when I thought to myself who is the greatest on earth.

That would be the man who gave his life for all man kind His love truth is the greatest love on earth. Jesus Christ our loard. 

Lyrics

The Greatest love on Earth written by Larry Vannatta

Verse 0ne

 C                                                D#m                             F                                     G                   

We all need love, we all need hope, someone to lean on when where weak

C                                                 D#m                         F       G                     C      G   

It all takes faith, grace and mercy and the greatest love here on earth

 

Verse two

C                                                     D#m                           F                                               G                 

He offers freedom; he answers pray, he offers forgiveness through Christ our lord

C                                     D#m                                   F               G                         C             

He is the light, the light of the world; his is the greatest love here on earth

Chorus

                               F                             G           C        

From out of this world he came to be our savior

                  Am             F                            G

Into this world he came and offered peace

                                C                               D#m             

An unconditional love, sweet compassion

                 F             G                           C

Yours is truly the greatest love on earth

 

Verse three

C                                             D#m                 F                                 G

Take my heart lord, cleanse my sole, set me free lord and make me whole

C                                          D#m                   F                                           G

 No other love, has ever been, yours is truly the greatest love on earth

 

Bridge

        Am                         G                  C      Am                                F                                  G              

In a world made up, of so little faith; most merciful Jesus you died and took our place

C                                                            D#m                    F                 G                             C

 Oh blessed saviors, redeemer of the world, yours is the greatest love here on earth

 

Chorus

                                    F                                G           C        

From out of this world you came to be our savior

                  Am               F                            G

Into this world you came and offered peace

                                C                               D#m             

An unconditional love, sweet compassion

                 F             G                           C

Yours is truly the greatest love on earth

                 F             G                           C          D#m, F, G, C. 

Yours is truly the greatest love on earth 

Larry Vannatta
2009-03-16
Bluegrass wriiten by: Larry Vannatta

Story

Hillbilly Bluegrass music all about the spender and beauty God put into the Great Canadian Rockies.

Lyrics

Alberta Rocky Mountain Spring (Words and music written by Larry Vannatta) Do you wander why the wind blows up here in the rockies, The cold the snow the winter time blows in It’s to purify, the rivers, streams and ponds, Before spring time finely sets in. Cause there is nothing sure as dying, and the beauty of a new born Of god’s love and the devils sins, But to purify a sole only god can make it so Like an Alberta Rocky Mountain Spring. Chorus Alberta Rocky Mountain Spring, where the sun shines and the blue bird sing. Alberta Rocky Mountain Spring, only god can make this beauty from within. Sole then (Modulate up to “E”) Beauty in the river and spring time in the Rockies Where the songs my papa use to sing From the rivers, lakes and streams to the might evergreens God made ever rocky mountain dream And it’s a long road to heaven and a short road to hell And beauty only comes from within. Like the view from a rocky top, looking across the valley On Alberta Rocky Mountain Spring Chorus Tag On Alberta Rocky Mountain Spring. Registered with Socan
Larry Vannatta
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Bluegrass written by Larry Vannatta, George H Maynard and Blaine Evans

Story

We wanted to write a True Alberta song that all these elements! Losing at Cards, Losing the girl, Ranching, Farming, Oil, Winning the girl, and Yodeling. To top it off when we where recorded this song a real live cricket started to sing so we had to add him to the song. LOL

Lyrics

Just my Luck When the cards are dealt and you see your hand and you know that you don’t stand a chance but you hold your own until they fall, Ah Just my luck Now nobody knows where the ace it goes But the queen of hearts just stole the show She took my money and she walked away,Ah Just my luck Just my Luck, Just my Luck, Just my Luck I bought me a ranch but it never rained For forty nights and forty days So I sold them cows and lost my Ah Just my luck I bought me a farm and seeded my crop Looked like I was gonna make a lot But the hail man came and took it all away Ah Just my luck Just my Luck, Just my Luck, Just my Luck Solo I bought me an oil well to turn my luck The Sheiks made millions so they bought me a truck But well went dry and they took my truck away Ah just my luck Then I met the queen of hearts and she own The oil the ranch and a big old farm We fell in love and douce duo Yoldady Yoldyady Yoldlo Just my Luck, Just my Luck, Just my Luck Just my Luck, Just my Luck, Yoldady Yoldyady Yoldlo Written by: Larry Vannatta, George H Maynard and Blaine Evans Registered © Socan 2006

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