Gathering Flowers From The Hillside
Written by A. P. Carter
Chord-chart by Lynn Lewis

(G)

Transpose


chorus:

|G / / / |/ / / / I've been ga-thering flowers from the hillside, |G / / / |D / / To wreath a-round your brow, / }G / / / |/ / / But you've kept me a-wait-in' so long, dear, / |G / / / |G / / / | That the flow-ers have all withered now.

1.

|G / / / |/ / / I know that you have seen trouble, / |G / / / |D / / But ne-ver hang down your head, / |G / / / |/ / / Your love for me is like the flowers, / |G / D / |G / / / | Your love for me is dead.

chorus:

2.

It was on one bright June morning, The roses were in bloom, I shot and killed my darling, And what will be my doom?

chorus:

3.

Closed eyes cannot see these roses, Closed hands cannot hold them, you know, And these lips that still cannot kiss me, Have gone from me forever more.

chorus:


Page design by Lynn Lewis © - 2016 All Rites, Writes, Wrights, Rights & Wrongs Reserved