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Nelson Ricky - Lonesome Town guitar tab

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From ccarlson@valsmtp.riag.com Fri Apr 18 10:29:51 1997

Lonesome Town

B. Knight

Recorded by Ricky Nelson, from the LP `Ricky Sings Again'.

Note: Song is actually in `B'. Capo at the fourth fret and play in `G'

as notated.

Intro:

G - Em - C - D (2x)

Verse I:

G B

There's a place where lovers go

C D G Em

To cry their troubles away

C Cm G Em

And they call it Lonesome Town

C D G D

Where the broken hearts stay [Lonesome town]

Verse II:

You can buy a dream or two

To last you all through the years

And the only price you pay

C D G

Is a heart full of tears

Chorus/bridge:

C Bm

Goin' down to lonesome town

C D G Em

Where the broken hearts stay

C Cm G Em

Goin' down to lonesome town

C D G D

To cry my troubles away

Verse III:

In the town of broken dreams

The streets are filled with regret

Maybe down in lonesome town

I can learn to forget

Coda:

C Cm G Em

Maybe down in lonesome town

C D G C (arpeggiate)

I can learn to forget

G

[Lonesome town]

Ricky's answer to `Heartbreak Hotel' with a healthy dash of The

Fleetwood's `Mr. Blue' thrown in.

Tab/Chord interpretation by Craig Carlson

Thanks to Andrew Rogers for the Cm.

email with corrections etc:

ccarlson@valsmtp.riag.com

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