Hank Williams – A Picture From Lifes Other Side chords

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[Verse 1]
GIn the world's mighty galleries of pictures
C GHang the scenes that are painted from life
There's pictures of love and of passion
A7 D7Then there's pictures of peace and of strife
GThere hang pictures of youth and of beauty
C GOf old age and the blushing young bride
C GThey all hang on the wall but the saddest of all
D7 GAre the pictures from life's other side
[Verse 2]
G]Tis a picture from life's other side
C GSomeone who's fell by the way
A life has gone out with the tide
A7 D7That might have been happy some day
GThere's a poor old mother at home
C GJust watching and waiting alone
C GShe's longing to hear from her loved one so dear
D7 GIt's just a picture from life's other side
[Verse 3]
GThe first scene is that of a gambler
C GWho had lost all his money at play
Drew his dead mother's ring from his finger
A7 D7Yes, the one she wore on her wedding day
GHis last earthly treasure, he stakes it
C GAnd he bows his head, his shame he might hide
C GThen when they lifted his head they found he was dead
D7 GAnother picture from life's other side
[Verse 4]
GThe next tale is that of two brothers
C GWhose paths in life, different led.
For one was a luxury in living
A7 D7But the other brother begged for his bread.
GThen one dark night they met on the highway
C GYour money or life, the thief cried.
C GAnd then with his knife, he took his own brother's life
D7 GJust a picture from life's other side.
[Verse 5]
GNow the last scene is that by the river
C GOf a heartbroken mother and babe
As the harbor lights shine and they shiver
A7 D7On an outcast whom no one will save
GAnd yet she was once a true woman
C GShe was somebody's darling and pride
C GGod help her she leaps, but there's no one to weep
D7 GIt's just a picture from life's other side
[Verse 6]
GThere's a new scene now in Korea
C GOf a boy with a gun in the snow.
In a foxhole, frozen and homesick
A7 D7He's fighting for us, as you know
GHe's lonesome and weary and frightened
C GHis life may go out with the tide
C GBut pray God he'll return to the loved ones who yearn
D7 GIt's just a picture from life's other side
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