The Storms Are on the Ocean
Written by A. P. Carter
Chord-chart by Lynn Lewis

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1.

|G C G / I’m going a-way for to leave you love, |G D G / I’m going a-way for a while, |G C G / But I’ll re-turn to you some-time, |G D G G7 If I go ten thousand miles.

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|C / G / The storms are on the ocean, |G D G / The heavens may cease to be, |C / G / This world may lose it’s motion love, |G D G / | If I prove false to thee.

2.

Oh who’s gonna shoe your pretty little feet, Who’s gonna glove your little hand, Who’s gonna kiss your ruby red lips, When I’m in a foreign land.

chorus:

3.

Oh see that lonesome turtledove, As he flies from pine to pine, He’s a mourning for his own true love, Just the way I mourn for mine.

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