True Life Blues

Writer:  Bill Monroe
Artist:  Bill Monroe (recorded 2/13/1945)
Album:   The Essential Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys 1945-1949, Disc 1
Key:     A

I hate to see the sun sink low
Just for a cause you ought to know
For it's your love I can't forget
All of my sorrow you'll soon regret

You promised me love that was true
And I'm sorry to say that I believed in you
For it's all turned out just like a dream
Left me so sad in the world it seems

There's dishes to wash and a house to clean
There's washing to do, oh it seems so mean
There's a million worries I can't explain
Think of this, girl, before you change your name

They'll go away and leave you at home
They never care if you're alone
They seem to forget they've got a wife
This story is sad but it's a true life

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