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Tom Dooley - Kingston Trio

 Capo 4th Fret - 4/4 Time
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Arranged by Nicola Mandorino (2012) 

   C                                     G7
    _   _                   _   _
   | | | | | |   | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | |
e|-------------|-0-0-----|-------------|---------|
B|-----------1-|---------|-----------1-|-3-------|
G|-0-0---0-2---|---------|-0-0---0-2---|---------|
D|-------------|---------|-------------|---------|
A|-------------|---------|-------------|---------|
E|-------------|---------|-------------|---------|

                                         C
    _   _                   _   _ 
   | | | | | |   | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | |
e|-------------|---------|-------0-----|---------|
B|-----------1-|-3-3-----|-3-3-----1---|-1-------|
G|-0-0---0-2---|---------|-----------2-|---------|
D|-------------|---------|-------------|---------|
A|-------------|---------|-------------|---------|
E|-------------|---------|-------------|---------|

                                         G7
    _   _                   _   _
   | | | | | |   | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | |
e|-------------|-0-0-----|-------------|---------|
B|-----------1-|---1-----|-----------1-|-3-------|
G|-0-0---0-2---|---0-----|-0-0---0-2---|-0-------|
D|-------------|---------|-------------|-0-------|
A|-------------|---------|-------------|---------|
E|-------------|---------|-------------|---------|

                                         C
    _   _                   _   _
   | | | | | |   | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | |
e|-------------|---------|-------0-----|---------|
B|-----------1-|-3-3-----|-3-3-----1---|-1-------|
G|-0-0---0-2---|---0-----|-----------2-|-0-------|
D|-------------|---0-----|-------------|---------|
A|-------------|---------|-------------|---------|
E|-------------|---------|-------------|---------|

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Lyrics and Chords:
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Throughout history there've 
been many songs written about
the eternal triangle. 
The next one tells a story
of Mr Grayson and a beautiful
woman and a condemned man named
Tom Dooley. When the sun rises
tomorrow Tom Dooley must hang.


C                   '
Hang down your head Tom Dooley
C                       G7
Hang down your head and cry
G7                  '
Hang down your head Tom Dooley
G7                  C
Poor boy your bound to die

I meet her on the mountain
There I took her life
Meet her on the mountain
Stabbed her with my knife

Hang down your head Tom Dooley
Hang down your head and cry
Hang down your head Tom Dooley
Poor boy your bound to die

This time tomorrow
Reckon where I'll be
Hadn't ha' been for Greyson
I'd been in Tennessee
Well now boy

Hang down your head and cry (Tom Dooley)
Hang down your head and cry (poor boy)
Well a, hang down your head and cry (Tom Dooley)
Poor boy, your bound to die

Hang down your head and try, Tom Dooley
Hang down your head and cry
Hang down your head and try, Tom Dooley
Poor boy, you're bound to die

This time tomorrow
Reckon where I'll be
Down in some lost valley
Hanging from a white oak tree

Hang down your head Tom Dooley
Hang down your head and cry
Hang Down Your head Tom Dooley
Poor boy your bound to die
Well now boy

Hang down your head Tom Dooley
Hang down your head and cry
Well a, hang down your head Tom Dooley
Poor boy, your bound to die
Poor boy, your bound to die
Poor boy, your bound to die
Poor boy, your bound to
Die
        
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Tom Dooley - Kingston Trio
Adder: Bill Charrette [ willc ]
Date: 4/2/2021
Audio: willc's Music Library
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Genre: Traditional
 
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Tom Dooley

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Tom Dooley - Kingston Trio
Tom Dooley

This version of the song is arranged by: Nicola Mandorino (2012). At his website you will find lots of guitar lessons and full songs with tabs, sheet music, backing tracks, chords and tutorials, for beginners or advanced guitarists.

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"Tom Dooley" is a traditional North Carolina folk song based on the 1866 murder of a woman named Laura Foster in Wilkes County, North Carolina by Tom Dula (whose name in the local dialect was pronounced "Dooley"). One of the more famous murder ballads, a popular hit version recorded in 1958 by The Kingston Trio, which reached No. 1 in Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, and also was top 10 on the Billboard R&B chart, and appeared in the Cashbox Country Music Top 20.

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