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I Just Couldn't See The Forest Song Lyrics and Chords

 

I Just Couldn't See The Forest Song Lyrics and Chords by Lefty Frizzell

 

I Just Couldn't See The Forest
Recorded by Lefty Frizzell
Written by Lefty Frizzell and Bruce Delaney
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I just couldn't see the forest for th
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tree
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s
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I was standing in  
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tall 
 
timber
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With many women on the  
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line 
 
 
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But  
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somehow in the tangle of  
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all those love affairs
 
I  
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overlooked the only one who  
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cares
 
I just couldn't see the forest for th
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trees
 
That's what's been wrong w
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ith 
 
me
 
You never miss the water  
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till the well runs dry
 
My sweet love said goodbye now I wish that I could  
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die
 
I thought that I  
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I was a swinger
 
And  
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had the whole world by the  
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tail 
 
 
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But  
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I was wrong because the only  
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thing that's swinging
 
Is the  
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door that she walked through saying fare
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well
Repeat #2

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song I Just Couldn't See The Forest?
- The song I Just Couldn't See The Forest was sang by Lefty Frizzell.

 

Who is Lefty Frizzell?
- William Orville "Lefty" Frizzell (March 31, 1928 - July 19, 1975) was an American country music singer-songwriter and honky-tonk singer.He gained prominence in 1950 after two major hits, and throughout the decade was a very popular country performer.
Frizzell influenced a number of other country singers, including George Jones, Willie Nelson, Roy Orbison, The Everly Brothers, Keith Whitley, Merle Haggard, and John Fogerty. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1982. After the death of Hank Williams in 1953, Frizzell released many songs that charted in the Top 10 of the Hot Country Songs charts. His success did not carry on into the 1960s, and after suffering from alcoholism, he died at age 47.
A vocalist who set the style of singing "the country way" for the generations that followed, Frizzell became one of the most successful and influential artists of country music throughout his career. He smoothed out the rough edges of a honky tonk song by sounding out syllables longer and singing longer. Because of this, his music became much more mainstream without losing its honky-tonk attitude and persona.

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