Guitar chords with lyrics
(Intro) G+G C majorC (Verse 1) C majorC G+G Down by the river where the big boats go by. C majorC Each day you could see them as evening was nigh. G+G They planned to be married at the first sign of spring. C majorC And Jim would take Cindy to see New Orleans.
(Verse 2) G+G The town folks would smile as they sat there alone. C majorC Jim talked of the day he'd make Cindy his own. G+G He saved his money to buy her a ring and take his C majorC sweet Cindy to see New Orleans. (Interlude) G+G C majorC (Verse 3) D MajorD A augmentedA One day a riverboat gambler chanced by and captured D MajorD her heart with his sweet words and lies. A augmentedA He told her, come with me, and you'll be a queen. D MajorD So, they left together to see New Orleans. (Verse 4) A augmentedA Each day you can see Jim though years have gone by. D MajorD Down by the river where the big boats go by. A augmentedA She wrote she'd return at the first sign of spring. D MajorD He's waiting for Cindy to see New Orleans.