Thursday, November 06, 2008
Dona Nobis Pacem
Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream
by Ed McCurdy (original copywrite 1950)
Last night I had the strangest dream, I'd ever dreamed before
I dreamed the world had all agreed to put an end to war
I dreamed I saw a mighty room and the room was filled with men
And the paper they were signing said they'd never fight again.
And when the paper all was signed and a million copies made,
They all joined hands and bowed their heads and grateful prayers were prayed
And the people in the streets below were dancing round and round
While swords and guns and uniforms were scattered on the ground.
Last night I had the strangest dream, I'd ever dreamed before,
I dreamed the world had all agreed, to put an end to war.
Chords: ( C - F C/G Em/Am Dm G C / F C G C )
My favorite version of this song is sung by Joan Baez - I have never been able to sing it without crying. I hope some day, in my lifetime, it will not be such a strange dream.
Dona Nobis Pacem.