Highway Of Sorrow Bill Monroe
I o[G]nce had a darling, was kind, true[C] and sweet. [G]
[G]Life was so bright and gay, everything to please. [D]
I f[G]ell for another, who led my[C] life astray. [G]
And now I live [G]in sorrow, ?till my d[D]ying day [G]
Down a Highw[G]ay of Sorrow, I?m traveling alon[C]g. [G]
I?ve lo[G]st all my true friends, I?ve lost a happy home. [D]
I?m hea[G]ded for destruction, I?m on the wron[C]g track. [G]
Down a Highwa[G]y of Sorrow, there?s no turning back. [D] [G]
I went back to my darling, and I got down on my knees.
I begged here with tears and eyes, to give my poor heart ease.
But she was hurt so deeply, she could not forgive.
Now I live in sorrow, as long as I live