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Lefty Frizzell song. It's a great country classic that you can easily
learn using these lyrics with chords, it's easy.
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Saginaw Michigan recorded by Lefty Frizzell written by Bill Anderson and Don Wayne
G I was born in Saginaw Michigan
D7 I grew up in a house on Saginaw Bay
C My dad was a poor hard working Saginaw fisherman
G Too many times he came home with too little pay D7 G I love a girl in Saginaw Michigan
D7 The daughter of a wealthy wealthy man
C But he called me that son of a Saginaw fisherman
G Not good enough to claim his daughters hand
G Now I'm up here in Alaska looking around for gold D7
G Like a crazy fool I'm digging in this frozen ground so cold
G But with each new day I pray I'll strike it rich and then D7
G I'll go back home and claim my love in Saginaw Michigan
D7 G I wrote my love in Saginaw Michigan
D7 I said Honey I'm coming home please wait for me
C You can tell your dad I'm coming back a richer man
D7 G I hit the biggest strike in Klondike history
D7 G Her dad met me in Saginaw Michigan
gave me a great big party with
he said Son you're a wise young ambitious
G Will you sell you're father in law your Klondike claim
G Now he's up there in Alaska digging in the cold cold ground
G The greedy fool is lookin' for the gold I never found C
G It serves him right and no one here is missing him
G Least of all the newly weds of Saginaw Michigan
G The happiest man and wife in Saginaw Michigan
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you were around in the late 1940's and 50's, you'd be very familiar
with Lefty Frizzell, he was extremely popular. This is one of his big
hits, it has rather simple chords with a nice melody making it easy to
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