carter family – “hello central give me heaven”

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The Carter Family – Hello Central, Give Me Heaven

—(capo 3rd fret)—

(verse 1)
D A
Hello central give me heaven,
A7 D
For I know my mother’s there,
A
And you’ll find her with the angels,
A7 D
Over on the golden stair,

(verse 2)
D A
She’ll be glad it’s me a speaking,
A7 D
Won’t you call her for me please,
A
For I surely want to tell her,
A7 D
That we’re sad without her here,

(chorus)
G D
Hello central give me heaven,
A A7
For I know my mother’s there,
D A D
You will find her with the angels,
A A7 D
Over on the golden stair,

(verse 2)
Poppa dear is said and lonely,
Sobbed the tearful little child,
Since momma’s gone to heaven,
Poppa dear you do not smile,

(chorus)
G D
Hello central give me heaven,
A A7
For I know my mother’s there,
D A D
You will find her with the angels,
A A7 D
Over on the golden stair,

(verse 3)
I will speak to her and tell her,
That we want her to come home,
You just listen while I call her,
Call her through the telephone,

(chorus)
G D
Hello central give me heaven,
A A7
For I know my mother’s there,
D A D
You will find her with the angels,
A A7 D
Over on the golden stair,

(verse 4)
I will answer just to please her,
Yes dear heart I’ll soon come home,
Kiss me momma it’s your darling,
Kiss me through the telephone,

(chorus)
G D
Hello central give me heaven,
A A7
For I know my mother’s there,
D A D
You will find her with the angels,
A A7 D
Over on the golden stair,

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