thompson hank – “oklahoma hills4-crd”

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Subject: Oklahoma Hills

Here are the lyrics and chords (corrections and enhancements welcomed)
to a song called “Oklahoma Hills”. The song was co-written by Jack
Guthrie and his cousing Woodie Guthrie and became a hit in 1945. The
version I have sourced for this submission is performed by Jack Guthrie
& His Oklahomans and was taken from an EMI (Capitol) album – Catalogue
No. SCA.045 entitled “Country Music Is Here To Stay” Vol 1.

Key = Eb
Intro = Eb – Eb – Ab – F#7 – Bb7 – Bb7 – Eb – Bb7

Eb Ab F#7
Many Months Have Come And Gone Since I Wandered From My Home
Bb7 Eb Bb7
In Those Oklahoma Hills Where I Was Born
Eb Ab F#7
Many A Page Of Life Has Turned – Many A Lesson I Have Learned
Bb7 Eb Bb7
Well I Feel Like In Those Hills I Still Be-long

CHORUS
Eb Ab F#7
Way Down Yonder In The Indian Nation I Ride My Pony On The Reservation
Bb7 Eb Bb7
In Those Oklahoma Hills Where I Was Born
Eb Ab F#7
Now Way Down Yonder In The Indian Nation A Cowboy’s Life Is My
Occupation
Bb7 Eb Bb7
In Those Oklahoma Hills Where I Was Born

Instrumental Break : Same Chord Progression As First Verse

Eb Ab F#7
But As I Sit Here Today Many Miles I Am A-way
Bb7 Eb Bb7
>From A Place I Rode My Pony Through The Draw
Eb Ab F#7
While The Oak And Blackjack Trees Kiss The Playful Prairie Breeze
Bb7 Eb Bb7
In Those Oklahoma Hills Where I Was Born

REPEAT CHORUS
INSTRUMENTAL BREAK: Same Chord Progression As Verse 1.

Eb Ab F#7
Now As I Turn Life A Page To The Land Of The Great Old Sage
Bb7 Eb Bb7
In Those Oklahoma Hills Where I Was Born
Eb Ab F#7
While The Black Oil It Rolls And Flows And The Snow White Cotton Grows
Bb7 Eb Bb7
In Those Oklahoma Hills Where I Was Born

REPEAT CHORUS (Now)

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