G Em O Lordy me, and its ow lordy my Em G Oh honey, you led me to the wrong. (Fiddle and banjo break) G Em Some people are born with silver and gold G Em Others have husbands and wives G I never had a thing in this whole wide wicked world G Em G Now, I'm losing my life. G Em G Now, I'm losing my life. (Guitar break) You promised me that we would be wed On this I laidf my money down. You were seen a-courtin my best friend You caused me to shoot you down. You caused me to shoot him down. (fiddle and banjo break) Well the love of a woman is bitter but sweet Even though she turns him down The price I had to pay will come to you some day And you'll end to see your sorrow drown And you'll end to see your sorrow drown. Well, they say I have a right to my very last few words Before they pull this scaffold down A man has to fight for what he knows is right Even if it puts him in the ground, Even if it puts him in the ground. Now it's going to put me in the ground. Oh, Lordy, meeee. And it's oh, Lordy my Oh, honey, you led me to the worong.