Why Did You Wander?
Written by Lester Flatt & Bill Monroe
Chord-chart by Lynn Lewis

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- |G / / / |C / / / | Oh why - why did you wander, G / / / |D / / Why did you ever roam, / |G / / / |C / / When you know that we al-ways were happy, / |G / D / |G / / All a-lone in our old mountain home.

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/ |G / / / |C / / / | It was down in the old Cumb'land Mountains, G / / / |D / / Down in the hills of Tennes-see, / |G / / / |C / / As she wai-ted a-lone in the moonlight, / |G / D / |G / / It was there that she wai-ted for me.

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Oh why did you leave me little darling, Why did you leave me alone, For you knew I'd be lonely without you, All alone in our old mountain home.

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Now I hope you will always be happy, No matter where you may roam, And I hope to be with you up in heaven, As we were in our old mountain home.

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