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The One I Left Behind

Blue Highway

Capo 2

 

Intro: C G D G . . .

 

<CHORUS>

G C G

Buddy, can we talk about Virginia

C G D

Talk about the Blue Ridge and the old lonesome pine

G C G

Tell me bout the Shenandoah Valley

C G D G

And dont forget my true love, the one I left behind

 

<NO BREAK> Verse 1

<BREAK CHORUS> Verse 2

<BREAK VERSE> Chorus

 

Em G

1. I used to make a decent living

2. I build a home and family in the coalfields

 

C G D

1. Plowing fields and raising cattle on that farm of mine

2. Digging black diamond from an Islet Creek mine

 

Em G

1. Now Im stuck here in this mighty city

2. Now Im so alone here in this city

 

C G D G

1. Sweeping floors and cleaning windows just to buy my wine

2. I dream about my darling wife, shes always on my mind