Mary and Joseph

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Tim McGraw

Samuel Timothy "Tim" McGraw (born May 1, 1967) is an American country singer and actor. Many of McGraw's albums and singles have topped the country music charts with total album sales in excess of 40 million units in the US, making him the eighth best-selling artist, and the third best-selling coun… more »

Mary was the first of three 
Long black hair and sugar sweet
Daddy's eyes and Momma's crooked smile

She was barely seventeen
Got a job keepin' dishes clean
 Planned to stay in this city for a while 
For a while 

 Joseph ran a lumber yard
 About a mile from Olive park
 Quiet boy, he never had much to say

It was love right from the start 
He bought a ring and won Mary's heart 
Had hopes for a home and kids someday 
Kids someday 

The angel scared her half to death 
She would've screamed but she lost her breath 
On a midnight there in the middle of May

He said "Oh Mary, don't be afraid 
You'll bear a son that the Lord has made
Name him Jesus, He'll light the way"

She packed the clothes, he made the plans 
They had to go to Bethlehem 
But there was nowhere left to stay

So in a barn she gave birth 
To the King of Kings, the Lord of Earth 
Just a little bitty thing sleeping on the hay
 Sleeping on the hay

The story's too long to tell
But He walked on water and lived through hell
 Killed on a cross and rose from the grave 

We got a King, they got a Son
Mary and Joseph were the only ones
 There on that very first Christmas day
 There on that very first Christmas day

Written by: DAVE BARNES

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