(D) I'd sing harmony and (G) dixie sang the melody.
(F#) We'd sing a little off key sometimes.
(G) But we had some fun (D) Son of a gun,
(E) Iwonder if i ever (A) cross her mind.
(D) She ran away with (A) Billy bo bonnie.
(F#) Was a flat top guitar pickin friend of mine.
(D) Now im' sittin home (B) countin the stars
(E) I got close but no (D)guitar.
(D) I got close but no guitar,she (F#) was a shooting star.
(B) Who ran off with a guitar picken friend of mine
(E) Shes really on her way I hear her (A) records ever day.
(D) I got close but no guitar.
I still play piano bars,still drive that same old car
I live in that little shack in Tupelo.
Dixie is a queen of billboard magazine
Goin cross the country doin one night shows.
A man walks up with a dollar in his hand.
Says let me hear the song by dixie and the guitar man.
And as the dollar falls to the bottom of my jar.
I get close but no cigar.