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#1 2012-09-11 01:16:29

jets60
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Blue Ridge Blue

A little song about missing the mountains I grew up in.

Blue Ridge Blue

By Jeff Gilpin

September 9, 2012

Verse 1
When [D]I was a [F]boy
I moved to a [C]home
[G]Out in the mountains
The place I would [D]roam
Nestled in a [F]valley
Far from city [C]life
[G]Surrounded by ridges
Reaching up to the [D]sky

Chorus 1
They were [F]Blue [C]Ridge [D]blue
Rising [F]up in the [C]air
[G]Tall as the [F]heavens
I [G]just stood and [D]stared
At the [F]Blue [C]Ridge [D]blue
The [F]colors so [C]deep
And I [G]drank in the [F]sight
I was [G]trying to [D]keep

Verse 2
Years passed on [F]by
And I moved a[C]way
[G]Into the city
Where I had to [D]stay
Closer to [F]work
Civili[C]zation
[G]Far from my thoughts
But in my imagi[D]nation I saw

Chorus 2
[F]Ridges [C]so [D]blue
Rising [F]up in the [C]air
[G]Tall as the [F]heavens
I i[G]magined they were [D]there
Those [F]ridges [C]so [D]blue
The [F]colors so [C]deep
And [G]I drank in the [F]sight
I could [G]see it in my [D]sleep

Verse 3
Years upon [F]years
Iím still in the [C]city
Built [G]with a keen eye
To some maybe [D]pretty
I guess they looks [F]fine
But I feel no [C]joy
Like in the [G]Blue Ridge mountains
I grew up in as a [D]boy

Chorus 3
With the [F]ridges [C]so [D]blue
Rising [F]up in the [C]air
[G]Tall as the [F]heavens
I still i[G]magine Iím [D]there
The [F]ridges [C]so [D]blue
The [F]colors so [C]deep
I [G]drink in the [F]sight
That I [G]see it in my [D]sleep

C D F G


J  E  T  S
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#2 2012-09-11 02:59:27

dino48
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Re: Blue Ridge Blue

well done jet's.


my papy said son your going too drive me too drinking if you dont stop driving that   Hot  Rod  Lincoln!! Cmdr cody and his lost planet airman.

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#3 2012-09-11 03:46:55

jets60
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Re: Blue Ridge Blue

Thanks Dino.


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#4 2012-10-25 19:08:13

Zurf
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From: Virginia, USA
Registered: 2007-06-27
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Re: Blue Ridge Blue

Nice.  It inspires me to try something about the mountains too.  Unfortunately, Eddie From Ohio already wrote a song that captures my feelings about the blue ridge.


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#5 2012-10-25 19:27:16

daddycool
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Re: Blue Ridge Blue

hi jeff i miss the countryside i was brought up in,picking blackberries in the hedgerows,bird chorus in a morning,catching a rabbit or two,platting bail string into a rope,a bit of wood for a seat for a swing,making gocarts out of old pram wheels ,thanks for the memories.....stay cool


love is life ,life is for love,keep a true heart and live life to the full....stay cool

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