Wolverton Mountain    (video)    (midi)

 

    D - A - D - A

 

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1. They say don't go on Wolverton Mountain,

                  A7                  D

    if you're looking for a wife,

                              D                                         A

    'cause Clifton Clowers has a pretty young daughter,

                        A7                                    D

    he's mighty handy with a gun and a knife.

 

                   A                                 D

Her tender lips are sweeter than honey,

                            E                                A        - A7

and Wolverton Mountain protects her there.

  - - - - - - - - - -   D                         A

The bears and birds tell Clifton Clowers,

         A7                              D

if a stranger should enter there.

 

                      D                                       A

2. All of my dreams are on Wolverton Mountain,

                      A7                      D

    I want his daughter for my wife.

                          D                                   A

    I'll take my chances and climb that mountain

                              A7                                     D

    though Clifton Clowers, he might take my life.

 

                   A                                 D

Her tender lips are sweeter than honey,

                            E                                A        - A7

and Wolverton Mountain protects her there.

  - - - - - - - - - -   D                         A

The bears and birds tell Clifton Clowers,

         A7                                  D

if a stranger should wander there.

 

(orig. moves up half a note to capo 1st here)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                   D                            A

3. I'm goin' up on Wolverton Mountain,

                A7                                  D

    it's too lonesome down here below.

                       D                         A

    It's just not right to hide his daughter

                   A7                          D

    from the one who loves her so.

 

                   A                                 D

Her tender lips are sweeter than honey,

                            E                                A       - A7

and Wolverton Mountain protects her there.

  - - - - - - - - - -   D                         A

The bears and birds tell Clifton Clowers,

         A7                                  D

if a stranger should wander there.

 

                       A

+  But I don't care about Clifton Clowers,

                      D

    I'm gonna climb up on his mountain,

                      A

    I'm gonna take the girl I love,

                 D

    I don't care about Clifton Clowers.

                          A

    I'm a gonna climb up on that mountain

                 D

    and I'll get the one I Iove ....

 

(orig. = no capo; midi = capo 2nd)    (Claude King)