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Burl Ives - Mary Ann Regrets tab

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Mary-Ann Regrets:Burl Ives:
A chart topper in '62.

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1. I saved up my money to buy my sweetheart some flowers,

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For Saturday's date and I restlessly counted the hours.

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Then today in the mail I received this short little note,

F     G7
And I broke down inside at the message that her mother


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'Mary-Ann regrets she's unable to see you again,

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We're leaving for Europe next week, she'll be busy 'till

They know that she loves me, but poor boys don't fit in 
their plan.

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Good-bye, good luck, good-bye my sweet Mary-Ann.
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2.The weeks have gone by - not a word have I heard
since then.

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In the papers I read of the far away places she's been.

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I can't eat, I can't sleep, for over and over again,

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My mind reads that letter and I cry for my Mary-Ann.


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3.My Mary-Ann died - they say she just wasted away.

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If I could have seen her I know she'd be living today.

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For we loved each other and if they  had  left us alone,

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Today she'd be wearing my ring, not a blanket of stone.


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