Easy and complete version for beginners. G C I am a man of constant sorrow D G I've seen trouble all my day. C I bid farewell to old Kentucky D G The place where I was born and raised. D G The place where he was born and raised. G C For six long years I've been in trouble D G No pleasures here on earth I found C For in this world I'm bound to ramble D G I have no friends to help me now. D G He has no friends to help him now. G C It's fare thee well my old lover D G I never expect to see you again C For I'm bound to ride that northern railroad D G Perhaps I'll die upon this train. D G Perhaps he'll die upon this train. G C You can bury me in some deep valley D G For many years where I may lay C Then you may learn to love another D G While I am sleeping in my grave. D G While he is sleeping in his grave. G C Maybe your friends think I'm just a stranger D G My face you'll never see no more. C But there is one promise that is given D G I'll meet you on God's golden shore. D G He'll meet you on God's golden shore.