(Em) We lease twenty acres and (C) one Ginny mule
(B7) From the Alabama (Em) trust.
For half of the cotton and a (C) third of the
(B7) We get a handful of (Em) dust.
We (C) cannot have all things to (G) please us,
No (D) matter how we (Em)
Until (C) we've all gone to (G) Jesus,
We can (D) only wonder (Em) why. (D) (Em)
I had a daughter, called her
She's the apple of my eye.
Tried to give her something like I've never had,
Didn't ever want to hear her cry.
Inst. Break: Em, C, G, D (x3)
When I'm dead and buried I'll take a hard life of tears,
From every day I've ever
Anna's in the churchyard, she's got no life at all,
She's only got these words on a stone.
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