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Transcribed by: asf0@comcast.net  Alice Franceschini
Date:  September 10, 1997
Subject: Tom Dooley  by the Kingston Trio
Album:  Collectors Series
Written by: Frank Warner\John A. Lomax\Alan Lomax


       TOM DOOLEY   Kingston Trio

Spoken:
Throughout history there have been many songs written about the 
eternal triangle.  This next one tells the story about a Mr. Grayson, 
a beautiful woman and a condemmed man named Tom  Dooley.  
When the sun rises tomorrow Tom Dooley must hang.

Chorus:
E                                                        B7
Hang down your head Tom Dooley  Hang down your head and cry
 B7                                                    E
Hang down your head Tom Dooley  Poor boy you're gonna die

      E                                    B7
1.) I met her on the mountain There I took her life
     B7                                            E
     I met her on the mountain  Stabbed her with my knife

go to chorus
        E                               B7
2.) This time tomorrow reckon where I'll be
       B7                                  E
    Hadn't a been for Grayson I'd a been in Tennesee

 go to chorus 
       E                            B7
3.) This time tomorrow reckon where I be  
      B7                                             E
     Down in some lonesome valley hanging from an white oak tree

go to chorus


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