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Farewell Blues
Words and Music by Elmer Schoebel, Paul Mares, Leon Roppolo - 1922
G D7 G -
G D7 G Em7
E7 - Am Eb7
G D7 G -
G - - -
- - - -              Dm
E7 - Am Eb7
G - - -               D7
G D7 G -
G D7 G Em7
E7   Am Eb7
G D7 G -  (D7 repeat)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Sadness just makes me sigh,
I've come to say goodbye,
Altho' I go,
I've got those farewell blues.
Those farewell blues make me yearn,
That parting kiss seems to burn.
Farewell, dearie,
Someday I will return.
Dreaming of you is sweet,
Someday again we'll meet.
My fears for years
Were those sad farewell blues.
Listen to Earle Scruggs play "Farewell Blues" (mp3)
Listen to Roy Smeck play "Farewell Blues" (youtube)
Arranged by Jim Bottorff
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