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Life Has its Little Ups And Downs
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Life Has its Little Ups And Downs lyrics and chords are intended for your personal use. It was recorded by Charlie Rich and Ricky Van Shelton, it's an excellent song to play, the chords aren't difficult.


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Life Has its Little Ups And Downs
recorded by Charlie Rich
written by 
Margaret A. Rich

I don’t know how to tell her
C                                     G
That I didn’t get that raise in pay today
      F                            C
And I know how much she wanted the dress
In Bakers window and it breaks my heart
C                  G
To see her have to wait
C          G                 C           G
And cancel all her plans she made to celebrate
But I can count on her to take it
       C               G
With a smile and not a frown
She knows that life has its little ups and downs
Like ponies on a merry-go-round
G7     F                              C
And no one grabs the brass ring every time
              G                 D7
But she don’t mind  she wears a gold ring
       C               G
On her finger and it’s mine
The new house plans we’ve had so long
C                                G
I guess will gather dust another year
And the daffodils are blooming
That she planted way last fall
         G        C           G
Upon the hill and over by the gate
C                G            C                 G
And Lord knows I hate to say again well have to wait
Repeat # 2
C                        G
And I’m so glad that its mine
            D7               C
She wears a gold ring on her finger
And I’m so glad that it’s mine


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Classic Country Music Lyrics home | Charlie Rich

Charlie Rich wrote many great songs for himself and other artists, his wife Margaret Ann, also wrote numerous songs including this one. It's very entertaining and not that hard to do, just copy and paste Life Has its Little Ups And Downs lyrics and chords, practice a while then enjoy a great country song.