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Bumpkin lyrics and chords are provided for your personal use, it was a
huge hit for Cal Smith. You'd better be long winded to sing this one,
it's long. You can easily learn to play and sing it.
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Country Bumpkin recorded by Cal Smith written by Don Wayne
C He walked up to the bar and parked his C7 F C Lanky frame upon a tall barstool G7 And with a long soft southern drawl said C I'll just have a glass of anything that's cool
A barroom girl with hard and knowing eyes C7 F C Slowly looked him up and down G7 And she thought I wonder how on earth C That country bumpkin found his way to town
C7 F And she said hello country bumpkin G7 C How's the frost out on the pumpkin C7 F I've seen some sights but man you're something G7 C Where'd you come from country bumpkin
It was just a short year later in a bed C7 F C Of joy-filled tears yet death-like pain G7 Into this wondrous world of many wonders C One more wonder came
That same woman's face was wrapped up C7 F C In a raptured look of love and tenderness G7 As she marveled at the soft and warm C And cuddly boy child feeding at her breast
F And she said hello country bumpkin G7 C Fresh as frost out on the pumpkin C7 F I've seen some sights but babe you're something G7 C Mama loves her country bumpkin
Forty years of hard work later C7 F C In a simple quiet and peaceful country place G7 The heavy hand of time had not erased C The raptured wonder from the woman's face
She was lying on her death bed C7 F C Knowing fully well her race was nearly run G7 But she softly smiled and looked into C The sad eyes of her husband and her son
F And she said so long country bumpkin G7 C The frost is gone now from the pumpkin C7 F I've seen some sights and life's been something G7 C See you later country bumpkin
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Cal Smith released this song, it quickly became a monster hit.It has a
lot of verses as it tells a complete love story from beginning to the
end. It's an easy song to learn to play and sing. Print Country Bumpkin lyrics and chords, it's one of the longer songs you'll have in your play book.