“Five Hundred Miles” — lyrics & chords

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Traditional. Arranged by Andru Bemis

              G                                     Em If you miss the train I’m on                     C                                Am7 You will know that I am gone                     D7                                                                    G You can hear the whistle blow a hundred miles                                                                 Em A hundred miles, a hundred miles                          C                                    Am7 A hundred miles, a hundred miles                     D7                                                                   G You can hear the whistle blow a hundred miles Lord, I’m one, I’m two, I’m three, I’m four I’m five hundred miles away from home Away from home, away from home Away from home, away from home I’m five hundred miles from my home Just the shirt on my back, not a penny to my name Lord, I can’t go home this way This way, this way This way, this way I can’t go back home this way If you miss the train I’m on You will know that I am gone You can hear the whistle blow a hundred miles A hundred miles, a hundred miles A hundred miles, a hundred miles You can hear the whistle blow a hundred miles