“I HOPE YOU DANCE”

By Lee Ann Womack

Edited by Emil Remo

Capo III

Intro:  Em  C   G   D       Em  C   D   D

Verse 1

G

I hope you never lose your sense of wonder

Em
You get your fill to eat,  but always keep that hunger

C
May you never take one single breath for granted

D
Let’s forbid love ever leave you empty handed

Verse 2

C                  D                                                      G
I hope you still feel small,  when you stand by the ocean

C             D                                G
Whenever one door closes, I hope one more opens

Am                         G               C
Promise me that you’ll give faith a fighting chance
D
And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance

Chorus

Em    C    G     D
I hope you dance

Em     C       D      D
I hope you dance

Verse 3

G
I hope you never fear those mountains in the distance

Em
Never settle for the path of least resistance

C
Living might mean taking chances,  but they’re worth taking
D

Lovin’ might be a mistake,  but it’s worth making

 

Verse 4

C                      D                                G
Don’t let some small bent heart,  Leave you bitter

C                   D               G
When you come close to selling out,  reconsider
Am                   G                        C

Give the heavens above,  more than just a passing glance
D
And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance

Chorus

Em                    C                           G          D
I hope you dance  (Time is a wheel in constant motion always)
Em                     C            D      D

I hope you dance   (Rolling us along)
Em                      C                                  G                D

I hope you dance (Tell me who wants to look back on their youth and wonder)
Em                                 C                  D       D

I hope you dance (Where those years have gone)

Verse 5

C            D                                          G
I hope you still feel small,  When you stand by the ocean

C            D                                 G
Whenever one door closes, I hope one more opens

Am                G                 C
Promise me you’ll give faith a fighting chance

D
And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance  (stop)
Em    C      G       D

Dance……
Em      C     D     D

I hope you dance

Last Chorus  repeat 2x

Em                    C                           G          D
I hope you dance  (Time is a wheel in constant motion always)
Em                     C            D      D

I hope you dance   (Rolling us along)
Em                      C                                  G                D

I hope you dance (Tell me who wants to look back on their youth and wonder)
Em                                 C                  D       D             ending chord

I hope you dance (Where those years have gone)                        G

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