Wandering Boy
Written by A. P. Carter
Chord-chart by Lynn Lewis

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G / / / |C / G / | Out in the cold world - and far a-way home, G / / / |/ / |D / | Some mother's boy - is wandering all a-lone, G / / / |C / G / | No one to guide him - or keep his footsteps right, G / / / |D / |G / / / | Some mother's boy - is lone-ly to-night.

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G / / / |C / G / | Bring back - to me - my wan-dering boy, G / / / |/ / D / | There is no other - left to give me joy, G / / / |C / G / Tell him his mother - with faded cheeks and hair, |G / / / |D / |G / / / | Is at the old home - a-wai-ting him there.

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Out in the hallway, there stands a vacant chair, And an old pair of shoes, that once he did wear, Empty the cradle, that once he loved so well, Oh, how I miss him, Lord no tongue can tell.

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Well I remember, those parting words he said, We'll meet up yonder, where tears are never shed, In that land of sunshine, away from toil and care, When life is over, I'll meet you up there.

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