Louise. Paul Siebel C ↓ ↓ ↓G7 They said that Louise was not all bad, F G7(3rd) C It was written on the walls and window shades, C ↓ ↓ ↓G7 And though she'd act the little girl, F G7(3rd) C A deceiver don't believe her that's her trade. ↑ ↑ ↑F G7(3rd) C Sometimes a bottle perfume, ↑ ↑ ↑F G7(3rd) C Flowers and maybe some lace, ↑ ↑ ↑F G7(3rd) Em(5th) Men brought Louise ten-cent trinkets, F7 G7(3rd) Their intentions were easily traced. C ↓ ↓ ↓G7 And every body knew at times she cried, F7 G7 C Ah but women like Louise well they get by. ↑ ↑ ↑F G7(3rd) C ↑ ↑ ↑F G7(3rd) C ↑ ↑ ↑F G7(3rd) Em(5th) F7 G7 C ↓ ↓ ↓G7 And every- body thought it kind of sad, F G7(3rd) C when they found Louise in her room, C ↓ ↓ ↓G7 They'd always put her down below their kind, F7 G7(3rd) C Still some cried when she died that afternoon. ↑ ↑ ↑F G7(3rd) C Louise rode home on the mail train, ↑ ↑ ↑F G7(3rd) C Some where to the South I heard them say, ↑ ↑ ↑F G7(3rd) Em(5th) Too bad it ended so ugly, F7 G7 Too bad she had to go this way. C ↓ ↓ ↓G7 And the wind is blowing cold tonight, F7 G7 C So good night Louise, goodnight.