Standing on the Mountain
Written by Alton Delmore
Chord-chart by Lynn Lewis

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G / / / |G / / / Darling will you marry me I asked a maiden fair, |G / / / |G / G7 I turned my back u-pon her when I looked she wasn’t there.

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/ |C / / / |G / / She left me stan-ding (standing) on the mountain, / |C / D / |G / / / | She left me stan-ding way up there.

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Where the honeybees are buzzing round the flowers there, That is where she vanished somewhere in that mountain air.

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I just saw the whippoorwill a-talking to a bear, They were both a-laughing ’bout her giving me the air.

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I would give most anything if once more she’d appear, And tell me that she cared a little for this mountaineer.

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