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From: Richard Kinch email@example.com Words and music: Ron Block (BMI), Performed by Alison Krauss & The Cox Family Album: I Know Who Holds Tomorrow (1994) (Rounder 0307), also on Rounder CD 0325. Also David Letterman's show 11/20/95. Transcribed by Richard Kinch (firstname.lastname@example.org) 4/4 Key of Bb (For guitar, play in G with Capo 3, Em6=020010, Am7=x02010) The percussion during verses is the rhythm guitarist tapping his guitar top. IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND INTRO G-C2-G-C2 (use finger roll 6-2-4-3 on G=320033 and 5-2-4-3 on C2=x32033) G D C G 1. If I could have the world and all it owns C Em6 Am D7 A thousand kingdoms, a thousand thrones Em C D7 G C D7 G If all the earth were mine to own, with wealth my only goal G D C G I'd spend my gold on selfish things C Em6 Am7 D7 Without the love that your life brings Em Am7 D7 G C Am7 G Just a "little bit more" was all I'd need 'til life was torn from me. CHORUS C Bm Em D7 Em6 D7 I'd rather be in the palm of your hand C Am7 G Though rich or poor I may be. C Bm Em D7 Em6 D7 ? Faith can see right through the circumstance; A A7 D7 C D7 Sees the forest in spite of the trees. C Em6 Am7 G [CODA] Your grace provides for me. [BREAK] G D C G C Em6 Am D7 Em C D7 G C D7 G |...|...|...|...|...|...|...|...|...|...|...|...|...|...|...|...| G D C G 2. If I should walk the streets, no place to sleep, C Em6 Am7 D7 No faith in promises you keep. Em C D7 G C D7 G I'd have no way to buy my bread with a Bible for my bed. G D C G C Em6 Am7 D7 But if I trust the one who died for me, Who shed His blood to set me free Em Am7 D7 G C Am7 G If I live my life to trust in you, your grace will see me through. [REPEAT CHORUS to CODA] [SLIDE SOLO--CHORUS w/CODA] [FIDDLE SOLO--VERSE] G C2 If I could have the world ... [etc. fade]Home