flowers on the wall Statler Brothers
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 1996 15:28:36 -0500 From: Andrew Rogers Subject: ./s/statler_brothers/flowers_on_the_wall.crd There seemed to be a lot of C&W crossovers in late '65 - early '66, and this one by the Statler Brothers was the biggest of the bunch (#4). --AWR "Flowers On The Wall" (Lew DeWitt) Verse 1: C Am I keep hearin' you're concerned about my happiness D7 G But all that thought you've given me is conscience I guess C Am If I were walkin' in your shoes, I wouldn't worry none D7 G While you and your friends are worryin' 'bout me, I'm havin' lots of fun Chorus: Am Countin' flowers on the wall, that don't bother me at all Playin' solitaire 'til dawn, with a deck of fifty-one F Smokin' cigarettes and watchin' "Captain Kangaroo" G Now don't tell me F G I've nothin' to do Verse 2: Last night I dressed in tails, pretended I was on the town As long as I can dream it's hard to slow this swinger down So please don't give a thought to me, I'm really doin' fine You can always find me here and havin' quite a time [repeat chorus] Verse 3: It's good to see you, I must go, I know I look a fright Anyway, my eyes are not accustomed to this light And my shoes are not accustomed to this hard concrete So I must go back to my room and make my day complete [repeat chorus] Coda: F G Don't tell me F G I've nothin' to do G C / / / / / / / / / / / / / -- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers
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