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Soldier's Last Letter
lyrics and chords

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Soldier's Last Letter lyrics and chords are provided for your personal use, it's a great Ernest Tubb classic. Use these lyrics with chords to help you learn to play and sing this great old song.

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SOLDIER'S LAST LETTER
by Ernest Tubb     [3/4 time]
Written by Sgt. Henry Stewart and Ernest Tubb
 
C                            G7
When the postman delivered a letter
                                 C
It filled her dear heart full of joy
                             D7
But she didn't know till she read the inside
           G7                        C
It was the last one from her darling boy
 
                             G7
Dear Mom was the way that it started
                           C
I miss you so much it went on
                       D7
Mom I didn't know that I loved you so
         G7                        C
But I'll prove it when this war is won
 
                                  G7
I'm writing this down in a trench Mom
                           C
Don't scold if it isn't so neat
                    D7
You know as you did when I was a kid
        G7                       C
And I'd come home with mud on my feet
 
                             G7
The captain just gave us our orders
                           C
And Mom we will carry them through
                            D7
I'll finish this letter the first chance I get
          G7                 C
But now I'll just say I love you
 
                                     G7
Then the mother's old hands began to tremble
                                    C
And she fought against tears in her eyes
                            D7
But they came unashamed for there was no name
        G7                        C
And she knew that her darling had died
 
                               G7
That night as she knelt by her bedside
                              C
She prayed Lord above hear my plea
                         D7
And protect all the sons that are fighting tonight
         G7               C
And dear God keep America free

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Classic Country Music Lyrics home | Ernest Tubb lyrics

What a career this guy had, Ernest Tubb was a very successful recording artist as well as an accomplished song writer. This is an easy song for you to play, it has simple chords and done in 3/4 time. Print Soldier's Last Letter lyrics and chords and enjoy.

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