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My Home's Across the Blue Ridge Mountain

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My Home's Across the Blue Ridge Mountain

 

Intro Alternating bass strum for 3 bars then start first verse

My (G) home's across the Blue Ridge Mountain
My (D) home's across the Blue Ridge (G) Mountain
My  home's across the Blue Ridge Mountain
For I (D) never expect to see you any (G) more

How can I keep from crying
How can I keep from crying
How can I keep from crying
For I never expect to see you any more

Oh how I hate to leave you

Oh how I hate....

Goodbye my little darling

 

Playing instructions

The chords are the same for all the verses.
The pattern for the song is:
1.Intro strum
2.My home...........
3.Carter pick verse
4.How can I......
5.My home....
6.Carter pick verse
7.Oh how I hate........
8.My home.....
9.Carter pick verse
10.Goodbye my ......
11. End

Hope this makes sense...Terry Smith (GA,USA)...







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