Tennessee Waltz (CRD)

Leonard Cohen

 DD7G
        I was dancin' with my darlin to the Tennessee Waltz
 DBmEA
        When an old friend I happened to see.  
 DD7G
        I introduced him to my darlin' and while they were dancin'
 DGDAD
        my friend stole my sweetheart from me.

(CHORUS 1)
 DD7GD
        I remember the night and the Tennessee Waltz
 BmEA
        'cause I know just how much I have lost  
 DD7G
        Yes I lost my little darlin' the night they were playin'
 DGDAD
        That beautiful Tennessee Waltz

(solo, same as a verse)
(CHORUS 1) or CHORUS 1 alone again

(VERSE 2)
 DD7G
        Now I wonder how a dance like the Tennessee Waltze
 DBmEA
        Could have broken my heart so complete 
 DD7G
        Well I couldn't blame my darlin', and who could help fallin'
 DGDAD
        In love with my darlin' so sweet

(CHORUS 2)
 DD7GD
        Well it must be the fault of the Tennessee Waltz
 BmEA
        Wish I'd known just how much it would cost   
 DD7G
        But I didn't see it commin', it's all over but the cryin'
 DGDAD
        Blame it all on the Tennessee Waltz

(solo, same as a verse)
(CHORUS 2)

New second verse written by Cohen

 DD7G
        She goes dancin' with the darkness to the Tennessee Waltz
 DBmEA
        and I feel like I'm falling apart    
 DD7G
        and it's stronger than drink and it's deeper than sorrow
 DGDAD
        this darkness she left in my heart

I remember the night ... (CHORUS 1)

That beautiful Tennessee Waltz


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