carter family – “far side banks of jordan”

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The Far Side Banks Of Jordan

The Carter Family

Key = F#

Intro: F# F# F# F#

F# C#7
I’ll Admit My Steps Are Growing Wearier Each Day
F#
Still I’ve Got A Certain Journey On My Mind
C#7
Lures Of This Old World Have Ceased To Make Me Want To Stay
F#
My One Regret Is Leaving You Be-hind

F# C#7
If It Proves To Be His Will That I Am First To Cross
F#
And Somehow I’ve A Feeling It Will Be
C#7
When It Comes Your Turn To Travel Likewise Don’t Feel Lost
F#
For I Will Be The First One That You’ll See

Chorus:
F#
And I’ll Be Waiting On The Far Side Banks Of Jordan
F#7 B F#
I’ll Be Sitting Drawing Pictures In The Sand
C#7 F#
And When I See You Coming I Will Rise Up With A Shout
B F# C#7 F#
And Come Running Through The Shallow Water Reaching For Your Hand

Lead Break: B – F# – C#7 – F# – F#

F# C#7
Through This Life We’ve Laboured Long To Earn Our Meagre Fare
F#
It’s Brought Us Trembling Hands And Failing Eyes
C#7
So I’ll Just Rest There On That Shore And Turn My Eyes Away
F#
Until You Come Then We’ll See Para-dise

Repeat Chorus x 2

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