I remEember when I was a lad Times were hAard and things were bEad But there's a silver linin' behind every clB7oud Just poor pEeople that all we were Tryin' to make a lAivin' out of blackland eEarth But we'd get together in a family cB7ircle singin' lEoud. ...Standard guitar tuning:EADGBENo capo
ChorusDaddy sang bass, mama sang tE7enor Me and little brAother would join right iEn there Singin' seems to help a troubled sB7oul One of these dEays and it won't be long I'll rejAoin them in a Esong I'm gonna join the family cB7ircle at the thErone. ... No, the circle won't be brE7oken Bye and bAye, Lord, bye and Ebye ... Daddy'll sing bass, mama'll sing tE7enor Me and little brAother will join right Ein there In the sky, Lord, B7in the skEy. E B7 E Now I remEember after work mama would cAall in all of uEs You could hear us singin' for a country mB7ile Now little brEother has done gone on but I'll rejAoin him in a sEong We'll be together again up yB7onder in a little whEile.