Bob Dylan - Ballad for a Friend: chords

 G       D              G         D
Sad I'm sittin' on the railroad track
 G            D
Watchin' that old smokestack
  G                        D
Train is a-leavin' but it won't be back.

Years ago we hung around,
Watchin' trains roll through the town.
Now that train is a-graveyard bound.

Where we go up in that North Country,
Lakes and streams and mines so free,
I had no better friend than he.

Something happened to him that day,
I thought I heard a stranger say,
I hung my head and stole away.

A diesel truck was rollin' slow,
Pullin' down a heavy load.
It left him on a Utah road.

They carried him back to his home town,
His mother cried, his sister moaned,
Listin' to them church bells tone.



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Chord D


Chord G