Man of Constant Sorrow
Traditional - lyrics by Dan Tymenski & The Soggy Bottom Boys*

In constant (B7)sorrows all throug his (E)days

I am a man of constant (A)sorrow
I've seen (B7)trouble all my (E)days
I'll bid farewell to ol' Ken(A)tucky
The place where (B7)I was born and (E)raised
The place where (B7)he was born and (E)raised

For six long years I've been in trouble
No pleasure here on earth I found
For in this world I'm bound to ramble
I have no friends to help me now
He has no friends to help him now

It's fare thee well my old true lover
I never expect to see you again
For I'm bound to ride that Northern railroad
Perhaps I'll die upon this train
Perhaps you'll die upon this train

You can bury me in some deep valley
For many years were I may lay
Then you may learn to love another
While I am sleeping in my grave
While he is sleeping in my grave

Maybe your friends think I'm just a stranger
My face you'll never see no more
But there is one promise that is given
I'll meet you on God's golden shore
He'll meet you on God's golden shore

* original key: F

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