When Jimmie Rodgers Said Goodbye Song Lyrics and Chords

Hank Snow

 

When Jimmie Rodgers Said Goodbye Song Lyrics and Chords by Hank Snow

 

[chordpress float=”none” format=”yes” hbnotation=”no” interactive=”no” transpose=”0″]When Jimmie Rodgers Said Goodbye
Recorded by Hank Snow
Written by Lou Hersher, Dwight Butcher, Audrey Call
[C]There’s an old guitar that’s lonely
Since its [F]master’s gone [C]away
But he’s singing to the angels
Way [D7]up in heaven to[G7]day
He [F]left a blue song for the [C]brakemen
And to the [F]kids a lulla[C]by
To all [G7]sweethearts he left a [C]love song
When Jimmie [G7]Rodgers said good[C]bye
He left a [F]yodel for a [C]cowboy
They’ll sing it [F]now with tear dimmed [C]eyes
And he [G7]left every prairie [C]lonely
When Jimmie [G7]Rodgers said good[C]bye
They miss him [F]down in Ala[C]bama
Across the [F]world you can hear them [C]sing
Missi[G7]ssippi lost their blue [C]yodeler
When Jimmie [G7]Rodgers said good[C]bye
Although the [F]freight trains keep on [C]running
He caught a [F]fast one on the [C]fly
But he [G7]left his guitar be[C]hind him
When Jimmie [G7]Rodgers said good[C]bye[/chordpress]

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song When Jimmie Rodgers Said Goodbye?
– The song When Jimmie Rodgers Said Goodbye was sang by Hank Snow.

 

Who is Hank Snow?
– Clarence Eugene “Hank” Snow (May 9, 1914 – December 20, 1999) was a Canadian-American country music artist. Most popular in the 1950s, he had a career that spanned more than 50 years, he recorded 140 albums and charted more than 85 singles on the Billboard country charts from 1950 until 1980. His number-one hits include the self-penned songs “I’m Moving On”, “The Golden Rocket” and “The Rhumba Boogie” and famous versions of “I Don’t Hurt Anymore”, “Let Me Go, Lover!”, “I’ve Been Everywhere”, “Hello Love”, as well as other top 10 hits.Snow was an accomplished songwriter whose clear, baritone voice expressed a wide range of emotions including the joys of freedom and travel as well as the anguish of tortured love. His music was rooted in his beginnings in small-town Nova Scotia where, as a frail, 80-pound youngster, he endured extreme poverty, beatings and psychological abuse as well as physically punishing labour during the Great Depression. Through it all, his musically talented mother provided the emotional support he needed to pursue his dream of becoming a famous entertainer like his idol, the country star, Jimmie Rodgers.As a performer of traditional country music, Snow won numerous awards and is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame and the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. The Hank Snow Museum in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, celebrates his life and work in a province where his fans still see him as an inspirational figure who triumphed over personal adversity to become one of the most influential artists in all of country music.

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