On Top Of Old Smokie


Subject: On Top of Old Smokie
As far as I know, this song is anonymously written. Or to be more precise, it is very old and I have no clue who wrote it. Hank Williams did this on a Mother's Best Show and he mentions how his grandmother used to sing it to him when he was little. Well, my grandma sang it to me as well but used a little bit different wording than Hank. I, however, will send Hank's lyrics in the key I do it in.
I hope someone finds this interesting and if you know it and I have done something wrong in chord placement then just email Greg and put yours in as well.
On Top of Old Smokie

(C) On top of old (F)Smokie, all covered in (C)snow, I lost my true (G7)lover, by courtin' too (C)slow (C)On top of old (F)Smokie, I went there to (C)weep For a false hearted (G7)lover, is worse than a (C)thief
(C)A thief he will (F)rob you, and take what you (C)save But a false hearted (G7)lover, will put you in your (C)grave (C)On top of old (F)Smokie, all covered in (C)snow I lost my true (G7)lover, by courtin' too (C)slow
(C) They'll hug you and (F)kiss you, then tell you more (C)lies Than the crossties on the (G7) railroad, or the stars in the (C)skies (C)On top of old (F)Smokie, all covered in (C)snow I lost my true (G7)lover, by courtin' too (C)slow

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