Songbook/500 Miles Hedy West

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500 Miles (Hedy West)[edit]

Folksong: © & Publication Credit Not Available – arranged by Mjchael 

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1. Verse

If you G miss the train I'm Em on, you will Am know that I am C gone,

you can Am hear the whistle C blow a hundred D miles. D7

A hundred G miles, a hundred Em miles,
a hundred Am miles, a hundred C miles,
you can Am hear the whistle (C blow a D7) hundred miles. G


2.Verse

Lord, I'm G one, Lord, I'm Em two, Lord, I'm Am three, Lord, I'm C four, Lord,

I'm Am five hundred C miles a way from D home. D7

Away from G home, away from Em home,
away from Am home, away from C home,
Lord, I'm Am five hundred (C miles a- D7) way from G home.


3.Verse

Not a G shirt on my Em back, not a Am penny to my C name.

Lord, I Am can't go back C home this-a- D way. D7

This-a- G way, this-a- Em way,
this-a- Am way, this-a- C way,
Lord, I Am can't go back (C home D7) this-a- G way.


4.Verse(=1.Verse)

If you G miss the train (G/F#) I'm Em on, you will Am know that I (C/B) am C gone,

you (C/B) can Am hear the whist- (C/B) le C blow a hundred D miles. D7

A hundred G miles, a hun- (G/F#) dred Em miles,
a hundred Am miles, a hun- (C/B) dred C miles,
you (C/B) can Am hear the whis- (C/B) tle (C blow a D7) hundred miles. G


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