Boy From Old Perlican By Newfoundland's own Ron Hynes Chords by Jan Smith Dma7 Bm Em A A7 Em A Dma7 Bm Em Stranded in Nashville. I’m a Boy from Old Perlican. A A7 Em A I went Buskin’ down Broadway I made 4 bucks American. Dma7 Bm Em An’ I’m homesick and wishin’ I was still back home fishin’ G D Em D But all those times are gone. G D Em A G D Em A5 How strange to be in Tennessee singin’ Newfoundland Songs Dma7 Bm Em I crossed over the border ‘neath the light from the stars. A A7 Em A ‘ had the luck of da Irish I had my daddy’s guitar. Dma7 Bm Em It’s Gibson J 45, it’s gonna keep me alive. G D Em D And comfort me midnight ‘til dawn. G D Em Aw how strange to be here in Tennessee D G D Em F# Singin’ Newfoundland Songs Bm D G D I know it isn’t Hank Williams, though I can sing him as well. G D Em A A7 I Sing Jimmy Roger’s Blue Yodel, I sing Lefty………. Frizzell. Dma7 Bm Em And I’m a stranger here in Tennessee I’m a boy from around the bay A A# Em A Ah yeah, but I know how to sing boys and I know how to play. Dma7 Bm Em ‘Cause my daddy taught me, taught me these words, taught me these chords. G D Em D And he taught me before he passed on. G D Em A G D Em Ah how strange to be in Tennessee singin’ hard hard times D G D Em Singin’ kid on the pond. D G D Em F# Singin’ Newfoundland songs. Bm D G D If there’s one small consolation here in these desperate times. G D Em F# All those Nashville songwriters are tryin’ to look like Ron Hynes. G D Em A Outro A/B Dma7 Dma7 How strange to be in Tennessee singin’ Newfoundland Songs.