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I Wish I Could Have Been There Chords

‣ John Anderson
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When our baby Kate was born it was the biggest 
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day of my life
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Lying there little bows in her hair in the loving
 
arms of my wife
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I was the proudest papa in the U.S.A.
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Making a living on the road somewhere a thousand 
 
miles away
 
 
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It was a happy day, but kinda sad.  I wish I coulda
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been there
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I wish I coulda been there, I wish I coulda been
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there for that
 
 
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Little Bobby hit his first home run he was the hero 
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of the hometown crowd
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two to one it was the winning run  everybody 
 
was cheering loud
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And mama she would smile and say that he's a chip 
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off of the old block
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But I was on the road somewhere between Memphis 
 
and Little Rock
 
 
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It was a happy day, but kinda sad.  I wish I coulda 
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been there
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I wish I coulda been there, I wish I coulda been 
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there for that
 
 
 
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Now Bobby and Kate are all grown up and moved 
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away
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They stay in touch, we're proud of the two good 
 
kids we raised
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and it's hard to believe we're celebrating our 
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25th year today
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This party's nice, but the kids aren't here, at 
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least they called to say
 
 
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Congradulations Mom and Dad. I wish we coulda 
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been there
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I wish we coulda been there, I wish we coulda been
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there for that
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It was a happy day, but kinda sad.  I wish they 
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coulda been there
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I wish they coulda been there, I wish they coulda 
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been there for that.....
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