On The Evening Train

Intro:
|     C     |     F     |     G     |     C     |
|     C     |     F     |   C  F   |     C     |


C                                         F
I heard the laughter at the de – pot,
.            G                       C
But my tears fell like the rain
.                                                                  F
When I saw them place that long, white cas – ket
.                      C         F                   C
In the baggage coach of the evening train.


.                                            F
The baby’s eyes are red from weepin’
.                    G                      C
It’s little heart     is filled with pain.
.                                                              F
“Oh, daddy,” it cried, “they’re taking ma – ma
.                     C   F                    C
Away from us     on the evening train.”


Interlude:
|     C     |     F     |     G     |     C     |
|     C     |     F     |   C  F   |     C     |


.                                                        F
As I turned to walk away from the de – pot,
.                  G                        C
It seemed I heard her call my name
.                                                            F
“Take care of my baby and tell him, dar – lin’
.                       C        F                   C
That I’m going home on the evening train.


.                                                  F
I pray that God will give me cour – age
.                  G                      C
To carry on     till we meet a – gain.
.                                              F
It’s hard to know she’s gone for – ever.
.                            C       F                    C
They’re carryin her home on the evening Train


Interlude:
|     C     |     F     |     G     |     C     |
|     C     |     F     |   C  F   |     C     |


.                                                  F
I pray that God will give me cour – age
.                 G                      C
To carry on     till we meet a – gain.
.                                              F
It’s hard to know she’s gone for – ever.
.                            C       F                    C
They’re carryin her home on the evening train
.                            C       F                    C
They’re carryin her home on the evening Train


Outro:
| C  C/F |  C   F  |  C   F  |  C   F  |     C    |

 

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