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Transcribed by: asf0@comcast.net  Alice Franceschini
Date: August 21, 2006
Album: The Essential Bluegrass Cardinals (the definitive collection)
Written by:  Merle Haggard
Note: This is a cover tune for the Bluegrass Cardinals

   DON'T GIVE UP ON ME   Bluegrass Cardinals

Intro F

F                        Bb                     F      
Lord don't give up on me-ee I'll do right some day
F                                    C
Lord don't tune me out don't turn a-way
F                         Bb          F
I'm just a wandering pil-grim, all a-lone
F    C                     F
Lord    I'm only half way home
F                           Bb                       F
Lord don't give up on me-ee-ee   I'll do right some day
F                                    C
Lord don't tune me out don't turn a-way
F                        Bb          F
I'm just a-wandering pil-grim all a-lone
F     C                     F
Lord    I'm only half way home


lead
F                       Bb                F   
Wait just a little long-er   I need some time
F                                         C
Make me just a little stronger so I can climb
         F                              Bb           F
It's a long way up from the very bottom to heaven's door
F    C                     F    
Lord    I'm only half way home

F                            Bb                       F                 
Lord don't give up on me-ee-ee    I'll be right some day
F                                      C         
Lord don't tune me out don't turn me a-way
F                         Bb         F
I'm just a-wandering pil-grim all a-lone
F    C                     F      
Lord    I'm only half way home
F    C                Bb   F
Lord    only half way ho - me





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