Memories of East Texas (tablature)

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Memories of East Tex-
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as. And piney green rolling
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hills.
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Covered in the springtime with
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golden daffodils.
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Rowing on Sandy Lake come April
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harvesting hay in June
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Sittin' by the road watchin' wellfires burn by an
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old Oct- ob- er moon.
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Chorus:
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I learned to drive on those East Texas red clay
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backroads.
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And I mean to tell you my friend they weren't no
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easy roads. You had
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to watch out for all the curves
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down by Kelsey Creek and
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detour through the Lindsay's pasture when the
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water ran too deep.
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Memories of East Texas and Gilmer, county seat of Upshur
Looking back and asking myself “what the hell did you let
them break your spirit for?”
You know, their lives ran in circles so small,
they thought they’d seen it all.
And they could not make a place for a girl who’d seen the ocean.

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Ah, but those memories of East Texas
and those piney green rolling hills
Covered in the springtime with those wild daffodils
Sittin’ in those piney woods, playing my guitar
Thinking back on the roads I’d come,
Thinking I had not come that far.

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I can’t tell you where I’m going. . . but I can tell you where I come from.