[<< wikibooks] Songbook/Banks of the Ohio
Folksong – arranged by Mjchael 
   


= Banks of the Ohio =
Verse 1
I asked my G love to take a D walkJust to D7 walk a little G wayAs we walked along we C talkedAll about G our D wedding G dayChorus

And only G say that you'll be D mineAnd our D7 home will happy G beDown beside where the waters C flowDown on the G banks of the D Ohio G Verse 2
I took her G by her lily white D handLed her D7 down where the waters G standThere I pushed her in to C drownAnd watched G as she D floated G downVerse 3
I started G home tween twelve and D oneI cried, "My D7 God, what have I G done."I murdered the only woman I C lovedBecause she G would not D marry G me.Verse 4
The very next G morning about half-past D fourthe sheriff came knocking on my G doorHe said, "Young man, come with me and C goDown to the G banks of the D Ohio. G "