Riding On That Midnight Train Song Lyrics and Chords

Ricky Skaggs

Ridin' That Midnight Train Ricky Skaggs with Lyrics

 

Riding On That Midnight Train Song Lyrics and Chords by Ricky Skaggs

 

Riding On That Midnight Train
Recorded by Ricky Skaggs
Written by Carter Stanley
 
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
No matter what I say or do you’re  
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
never 
 
satis
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
fied
 
I tried and tried so many times I’m  
D7 
D#7 
E7 
F7 
F#7 
G7 
G#7 
A7 
A#7 
B7 
C7 
C#7 
leaving you now good-
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
bye
 
I’m riding on that midnight train  
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
my head’s a-hanging  
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
low
 
These awful blues will follow me wher
D7 
D#7 
E7 
F7 
F#7 
G7 
G#7 
A7 
A#7 
B7 
C7 
C#7 
ever I may  
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
go
 
Why on earth was I ever born I’ll  
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
never 
 
under
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
stand
 
To fall in love with a woman like you in  
D7 
D#7 
E7 
F7 
F#7 
G7 
G#7 
A7 
A#7 
B7 
C7 
C#7 
love with another  
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
man
Repeat #2
 
You broke a heart that trusted you why  
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
wasn’t it made of  
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
stone
 
I’m left in a world black as night yet  
D7 
D#7 
E7 
F7 
F#7 
G7 
G#7 
A7 
A#7 
B7 
C7 
C#7 
I must travel  
G 
G# 
A 
A# 
B 
C 
C# 
D 
D# 
E 
F 
F# 
on
Repeat #2 x2

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Riding On That Midnight Train?
– The song Riding On That Midnight Train was sang by Ricky Skaggs.

 

Who is Ricky Skaggs?
– Rickie Lee Skaggs (born July 18, 1954), known professionally as Ricky Skaggs, is an American neotraditional country and bluegrass singer, musician, producer, and composer. He primarily plays mandolin however, he also plays fiddle, guitar, mandocaster, and banjo.Skaggs was inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in 2016 and the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2018. On January 13, 2021, it was reported that Skaggs had been awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Donald Trump, alongside fellow country musician Toby Keith.

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