Little Girl in Tennessee
Written by Lester Flatt
Chord-chart by Lynn Lewis

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|G / / / |C / G / | Oh, a long, long time a-go when I left my home to roam, G / / / |D / / Down in the hills of Tennes-see, / |G / / / |C / G / | There's the sweetest little girl that was ever in - this world, G / D / |G / G7 Down in the hills of Tennes-see.

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/ |C / / / |G / / / Oh, little girl - of mine in Tennes-see, |G / / / |D / / / I know - she’s waiting there for me, |G / / / |C / G Some-day I’ll settle down in that little coun - try town, / |G / D / |G / / / | With that little girl - of mine in Tennes-see.

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Oh, she begged me not to go “You’ll be sorry dear I know”, For the way that you’ve been treating me, So I rambled all around but nothing could be found, To take the place of her in Tennessee.

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Oh, someday I’ll wander back to that little mountain shack, The little girl that’s waiting there for me, I can see her smiling face waiting for me at the gate, The little girl of mine in Tennessee.

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