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I put this up because I love The Blue Sky Boys' version of the tune (yes more than Cash). I think they play
it in D flat, so I just stepped it up 1/2 in C. This is a great song to practice harmonization coordination.

At the end of each verse/chorus with the "C  G  C", the G is only a "1/2 measure", or quickly played. 

I appreciate any tips or comments. Ta.

Down on the Banks of the Ohio
Blue Sky Boys (1936)


[Verse]

           C               G
Come my love, let's take a walk
                 C
Just a little, ways away
                            F
While we walk, along we'll talk
      C        G       C
Talk about, our wedding day


[Chorus]

         C                   G 
Only say, that you'll be mine
                         C
And in our home, we'll happy be
                             F
Down beside, where the waters flow
            C             G  C
Down on the banks, of the Ohio


[Verse]

            C               G
I drew my knife, across her throat
                             C
And to my breast, she gently pressed
                                  F
Oh please oh please, don't murder me
             C         G      C
For I'm unprepared, to die you see.

            C                  G
I taken her by, her lily white hand
                              C
I let her down, and I bade her stand
                           F
There I plunged, her in to drown
        C               G       C 
And watched her as, she floated down

           C             G 
Returning home, 'tween twelve and one
                        C
Thinkin' of, the deed I done
                              F 
I murdered a girl, I love you see
             C          G     C
Be-cause she would, not marry me


[Chorus]

         C                   G 
Only say, that you'll be mine
                         C
And in our home, we'll happy be
                             F
Down beside, where the waters flow
            C             G   C
Down on the banks, of the Ohio


[Verse]

          C              G
Next day as I, returning home
                                C
I met the sheriff, standing in the door
                                    F
He said young man, come with me and go
            C             G  C
Down to the banks, of the Ohio


[Chorus]

         C                   G 
Only say, that you'll be mine
                         C
And in our home, we'll happy be
                             F
Down beside, where the waters flow
            C             G  C
Down on the banks, of the Ohio

            
            
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