Go Rest High – Vince Gill

Go Rest High was one of the top ten songs on my list for music for Memorial Day. I wanted to share the chord chart for guitar and piano with you. If you play piano and/or guitar but have never played along with this song before, please use the chord chart.

Strum Pattern

V V V V | V V V V

1  2 3 4  | 1 2  3 4

V = Down Strum

4 strums per measure

Go Rest High – Vince Gill

Intro

D V V G V V | D V V V V | G V V V V | D V V V V

D V V G V V | D V V V G V | D V V  A V V | D V V V V

Verse

D V V V G V | D V V V V

I know your life on earth was troubled

G V V V V |             D V V V V

And only you could know the pain

G V V V V |     D V V V V

You weren’t afraid to face the devil

A V V V V  |     D V V V V

You were no stranger to the rain

Chorus

D V V G V V | D V V V V

So go rest high on that mountain

G V V V V |                  D V V V V

‘Cause son your work on earth is done

D V V G V V | D V V V G V

Go to Heaven a shoutin’

D V V A V V |         D V V V V

Love for the Father and the Son

Verse

D V V V G V |             D V V V V

Oh how we cried the day you left us

G V V V V |                 D V V V V

We gathered ’round your grave to grieve

G V V V V |  D V V V V

Wish I could see the angels faces

A V V V V  |    D V V V V

When they hear your sweet voice sing

Chorus

D V V G V V | D V V V V

So go rest high on that mountain

G V V V V |                  D V V V V

‘Cause son your work on earth is done

D V V G V V | D V V V G V

Go to Heaven a shoutin’

D V V A V V |         D V V V V

Love for the Father and the Son

Interlude 

D V V V  G V | D V V V V | G V V V V | D V V V V

G V V V V | D V V V V | A V V V V | D V V V V

D V V V  G V | D V V V V | G V V V V | D V V V V

G V V V V | D V V V V | A V V V V | D V V V V

Chorus

D V V G V V | D V V V V

So go rest high on that mountain

G V V V V |                  D V V V V

‘Cause son your work on earth is done

D V V G V V | D V V V G V

Go to Heaven a shoutin’

D V V A V V |         D V V V V

Love for the Father and the Son

D V V G V V | D V V V G V

Go to Heaven a shoutin’

D V V A hold|         D V V G V V D hold

Love for the Father and the Son

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Here are the chords that you need to play this song.

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Click to play along with the recording.

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