Standard guitar tuning:EADGBENo capo
G1st verse: I asked my Glove, to take a Dwalk Take a walk, just a liGttle ways, And as we walked, along we Ctalked Of when would Gbe, D our wedding Gday.
ChorusAnd only Gsay, that you'll be Dmine, In no o thers arms entwiGned, Down beside where the waters Cflow, Down by the GbanksD of the OhiGo.
Verse 2I asked her Gif she'd marry Dme, And my wife forever Gbe, She only turned her head aCway And had no GothDer words to Gsay. Chorus.
Verse 3I plunged a Gknife into her Dbreast, And told her she was going to Grest, She cried 'Oh Willie, don't murder Cme, I'm not GpreparedD for eternitGy.'
Verse 4I took her Gby her golden Dcurls, And drug her down to the riverGside, And there I pushed her into Cdrown, And I watched her GasD she floated Gdown. Chorus.
Verse 5And going Ghome between twelve and Done, And cried 'Oh Lord, What have I Gdone, I've killed the only girl I Clove, Because she GwouldD not marry Gme. Chorus.