Lonesome town    (intro)    (midi)

 

    G - Bm - C - D (2x)

 

   G                                      B7                C            D             G

1.    There's a place where lovers go to cry their troubles away,

C                Cm   - G                   Em     - C                    D                   G

    and they call it      Lonesome Town,      where the broken hearts stay.

 

   G                             B7              - C                  D                      G

2.    You can buy a dream or two,     to last you all through the years,

C               Cm    G           Em   - C           D               G

    and the only price you pay          is a heart full of tears.

 

C                         Bm                    - C                     D                   G

    Goin' down to lonesome town,       where the broken hearts stay,

C                        Bm                        A           A7           D    - D7

    goin' down to lonesome town to cry my troubles away.

 

   G                           B7                  - C                         D                  G

3.    In the town of broken dreams,      the streets are filled with regret,

C              Cm         G              Em     - C             D              G

    maybe down in Lonesome Town,         I can learn to forget.

C              Cm         G              Em    - C            D               G   - C  - G

    Maybe down in Lonesome Town,       I can learn to forget.

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    Lonsome town.

 

(orig. = capo 4th; midi = capo 5th)    (Ricky Nelson)