City of Gold Song Lyrics and Chords

Ralph Stanley

 

City of Gold Song Lyrics and Chords by Ralph Stanley

 

[chordpress float=”none” format=”yes” hbnotation=”no” interactive=”no” transpose=”0″]City of Gold
Recorded by Ralph Stanley
Written by Larry Efaw
[C]How sadly we miss the [F]folks around the [C]fireside
The ones that have [G7]crossed the great chilling [C]tide
No drapes will be hung [F]on the doorknob of [C]heaven
And Jesus will [G7]lay your burdens [C]aside

A beautiful light [F]will guide me to [C]heaven
A beautiful [G7]home where we’ll never grow [C]old
Its circle complete [F]we’ll have a [C]reunion
A handshakin’ time in that [G7]city of [C]gold
Satan will try [F]to lead you [C]astray
Do all in his [G7]power to guide you his [C]way
Don’t let temptation [F]guide your poor [C]soul
There’s only one [G7]way seek Jesus [C]today
A beautiful light [F]will guide me to [C]heaven
A beautiful [G7]home where we’ll never grow [C]old
Its circle complete [F]we’ll have a [C]reunion
A handshakin’ time in that [G7]city of [C]gold
A handshakin’ time in that [G7]city of [C]gold[/chordpress]

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song City of Gold?
– The song City of Gold was sang by Ralph Stanley.

 

Who is Ralph Stanley?
– Ralph Edmund Stanley (February 25, 1927 – June 23, 2016) was an American bluegrass artist, known for his distinctive singing and banjo playing. Stanley began playing music in 1946, originally with his older brother Carter Stanley as part of The Stanley Brothers, and most often as the leader of his band, The Clinch Mountain Boys. He was also known as Dr. Ralph Stanley.
He was part of the first generation of bluegrass musicians and was inducted into both the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Honor and the Grand Ole Opry.

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