Songbook/Banks of the Ohio

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Folksong – arranged by Mjchael 

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Banks of the Ohio[edit | edit source]

Verse 1
I asked my G love to take a D walk
Just to D7 walk a little G way
As we walked along we C talked
All about G our D wedding G day
And only G say that you'll be D mine
And our D7 home will happy G be
Down beside where the waters C flow
Down on the G banks of the D Ohio G
Verse 2
I took her G by her lily white D hand
Led her D7 down where the waters G stand
There I pushed her in to C drown
And watched G as she D floated G down
Verse 3
I started G home tween twelve and D one
I cried, "My D7 God, what have I G done."
I murdered the only woman I C loved
Because she G would not D marry G me.
Verse 4
The very next G morning about half-past D four
the sheriff came knocking on my G door
He said, "Young man, come with me and C go
Down to the G banks of the D Ohio. G "