Lonesome Town chords by Ricky Nelson (Ver. 2)
Lonesome Town is a song written by Baker Knight. A version sung by Ricky Nelson became a hit single in the United States, reaching #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #15 on the R&B chart in 1958. The song was featured on his 1959 album, Ricky Sings Again. Nelson is accompanied on the recording by the vocal quartet The Jordanaires, Elvis Presleys group.
- Tuning: Standard tuning
- Difficulty: Novice
Lonesome Town Ricky Nelson Intro BB EbmEbm EE F#7F#7 BB EbEb EE F#7F#7 BB EbEb There`s a place where lovers go EE F#F# BB EE To cry their troubles away EmEm BB AbmAbm EE And they call it lonesome town F#F# BB Where the broken hearts stay (lonesome town) EbEb You can buy a dream or two EE F#7F#7 BB EE To last you all through the years EmEm BB AbmAbm EE And the only price you pay F#F# BB EE Is a heartful of tears (full of tears) EbmEbm EE Goin` down to lonesome town F#7F#7 BB EE Where the broken hearts stay Ebm7 Goin` down to lonesome town C#7C#7 F#F# BB To cry my troubles away EbEb EE In the town of broken dreams F#F# BB EE The streets are filled with regret EmEm BB AbmAbm EE Maybe down in lonesome town F#F# BB EE I can learn to forget (to forget) EmEm BB AbmAbm EE Maybe down in lonesome town F#7F#7 BB EE BB I can learn to forget BB (Lonesome Town)