1. Tell me why the stars do shine.
Tell me why the ivy twines.
Tell me why the sky’s so blue.
And I will tell you just why I love you.
2. Because God made the stars to shine,
Because God made the ivy twine,
Because God made the sky so blue,
Because God made you, that’s why I love you.
Extras for Plus Members
- Song with chords (PDF)
- MIDI file
- Listen to the song
8 thoughts on “Tell Me Why”
I LOVE this song. I grew up listening to the men in our church choir sing it as a duet or foursome. It is a lovely serenade or blessing. 🙂
Christina, that’s awesome! Thanks for sharing!
Would you happen to have this sheet music in 4-part choir?
Hi! No, I don’t have 4-part sheet music.
My daughters and I used to sing this in two part harmony. My husband loved it. Do you the two part sheet music?
Oh, I bet that was lovely! No, I don’t have the music in 2-parts.
I heard Garrison Keillor sing this song on His “Prairie Home Companion” radio show, with His audience, back in 1986. That Saturday night our Sunday school class had a Valentine day party, and we played a game that included asking us to say something romantic to our partners, and I used the words of this song. I guess my wife thought it was sweet, and 9 months later our 2nd son was born in November. Give it a try, maybe it’ll work for you too!
Love this story! 😀 🧡