Carolina in the pines    (video)    (midi)

 

    G ~     +  G - D7 - C - D7      - C - D7 - C - G

 

                      G                         D7  

1. She came to me, said she knew me,

                         C                      G

    said she'd known me a long time.

                   Am                 Bm

    And she talked of being in love

                         C                         G

    with every mountain she had climbed.

                   G                               D7

    And she talked of trails she'd walked up

             C                    G

    far above the timberline,

                   Am                           Bm

    from that night on I knew I'd write songs

                 C               G

    for Carolina in the pines.

 

+  G - A - C - G (2x)

 

                     G                        D7 

2. There's a full moon on the fourteenth,

               C                   G

    first quarter, twenty-first,

              Am                    Bm  

    and a full moon in the last week

                   C                      G

    brings a fullness to this earth.

                        G                          D7  

    There's no guess work in the clockwork

                 C                      G

    of the world's heart or mine,

                    Am               Bm  

    there are nights I only feel right

                   C                G  

    with Carolina in the pines.

 

+  G - A - C - G (2x)       +  instrumental = verse 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                 G                          D7 

3. As the frost grows on the windows

                      C                                    G

     and the wood stove smokes and glows,

               Am                        Bm 

    as the fire glows we can warm our souls

                     C                        G

    watching' rainbows in the coals.

                  G                       D7

    And we talk of trails we walked up

             C                    G

    far above the timberline.

                     Am               Bm

    There are nights I only feel right

                   C                G

    with Carolina in the pines.

 

+  G - A - C - G (2x)

 

+  instrumental = verse 3

 

(orig. = capo 4th)    (Michael Martin Murphey)