Smoky Mountain Memories chords - Larry Sparks

Larry Sparks Lyrics


            Smokey Mountain Memories: Larry Sparks
Album: Treasury Of Bluegrass, Vol. 1

Chorded by Gary W, 8 Sept 2006
Note 1: I am showing this two ways: Version 1 without Capo and Version 2 with Capo on 3rd Fret.
Note 2: Each / mark simply means a down-strum.

VERSION 1-NO CAPO
Intro
(F)//// // (Eb)/ (Bb)/ (F)//// // (Eb)/ (Bb)/ (F)//// ////

*(F) Smokey Mountain Memories, (Dm) 'bout my home in Tennessee
*(Bb) Yesterday keeps calling me, (C) calling me ho-oo-oo–oo-ome
(F) Mountains rising in my soul, (Dm) higher than the dreams I've known
(Bb) Misty eyes, they cling to me, like (C) Smokey Mountain Mem-o-(F)-ries

An old gray man with a dog a-(Dm)-sleep at his feet
Plays a (Gm) worn out fiddle, full of (Dm) mel-o-dies
He (F) smiles with his eyes, but the (Dm) lines on his face
(Gm) Told me as much as the (C) tunes he (F) played

Talkin' 'bout my:

(F) Smokey Mountain Mem-o-ries, (Dm) pretty girl's in Tennessee
(Bb) I was such a fool to leave, (C) leave her all alo-oo-oo-oo-one
(F) Think about her in my dreams, (Dm) wonder if she thinks of me (Bb) I always hold her close to me, in my (C) Smokey Mountain Mem-o-(F)-ries Instrumental: Follow pattern of first two lines of first verse* (F)//// //// // So mister, play your fiddle please, (Dm) play some mountain mem-o-ries (Bb) I've been down a lonely road, (C) so far from ho-oo-oo–oo-ome (F) Nothing left to hold onto, (Dm) I made some plans but they fell thru (Bb) Now there's nothing left for me but my (C) Smokey Mountain Mem-o-(F)-ries Repeat first verse Instrumental: Follow pattern of first verse and fade out on last line VERSION 2-CAPO 3RD FRET Intro (D)//// // (C)/ (G)/ (D)//// // (C)/ (G)/ (D)//// //// *(D) Smokey Mountain Memories, (Bm) 'bout my home in Tennessee *(G) Yesterday keeps calling me, (A) calling me ho-oo-oo–oo-ome (D) Mountains rising in my soul, (Bm) higher than the dreams I've known (G) Misty eyes, they cling to me, like (A) Smokey Mountain Mem-o-(D)-ries An old gray man with a dog a-(Bm)-sleep at his feet Plays a (Em) worn out fiddle, full of (Bm) mel-o-dies He (D) smiles with his eyes, but the (Bm) lines on his face (Em) Told me as much as the (A) tunes he (D) played Talkin' 'bout my: (D) Smokey Mountain Mem-o-ries, (Bm) pretty girl's in Tennessee (G) I was such a fool to leave, (A) leave her all a-lo-oo-oo-oo-one (D) Think about her in my dreams, (Bm) wonder if she thinks of me (G) I always hold her close to me, in my (A) Smokey Mountain Mem-o-(D)-ries Instrumental: Follow pattern of first two lines of first verse* (D)//// //// // So mister, play your fiddle please, (Bm) play some mountain mem-o-ries (G) I've been down a lonely road, (A) so far from ho-oo-oo–oo-ome (D) Nothing left to hold onto, (Bm) I made some plans but they fell thru (G) Now there's nothing left for me but my (A) Smokey Mountain Mem-o-(D)-ries Repeat first verse Instrumental: Follow pattern of first verse and fade out on last line [Thanks to Gmwns@aol.com for tabs]