Hello, Susan Brown Lyrics by Chad Mitchell Trio


Chad Mitchell Trio Lyrics

Hello, Susan Brown Lyrics
Hello Susan Brown
Chad Mitchell Trio
"At The Bitter End" album


[Singer # is in brackets.]

[1: Slowly and quietly]
E
Coffee grows on white oak trees. [pause]
B7
The river flows with brandy oh. [pause]
E A
Go choose someone to roam with you [pause]
E B7
Sweet as 'lasses candy.


[1]
E
There's two in the middle and I can't catch Josie.
B7 E
Two in the middle and I can't get around.

There's two in the middle and I can't catch Josie.
A B7 E
Hello Susan Brown.

[1&2]
Two in the middle and I can't catch Josie.
Two in the middle and I can't get around.
Two in the middle and I can't catch Josie.
Hello Susan Brown.


CHORUS [All. Loud, rousing.]:
E B7
Railroad, steamboat, river and canal,
E
I lost my true love on that raging canal.

[1] Well, she's [all] gone, gone gone.
B7
[1] And she's [all] gone, gone, gone.
E A E B7 E
She's gone for to stay on that raging canal.

[3]Four in the middle and I can't catch Josie
[1&2]Four in the middle and I can't get around.
[3]Four in the middle and I can't catch Josie
[all] Hello Susan Brown.

[Repeat]

[Chorus]

[2&3] Fiddle in the middle and I can't catch Josie
[1] Fiddle in the middle and I can't get around.
[2&3] Fiddle in the middle and I can't catch Josie
[all] Hello Susan Brown.

[Repeat]

[Chorus]

[up key half step]

[all:]
Wheel about and turn about - can't catch Josie
Wheel about and turn about - can't get around.
Wheel about and turn about - can't catch Josie
Hello Susan Brown.

[3, quietly in background: "gone, gone, gone"]
[1&2]
Wheel about and turn about - can't catch Josie
Wheel about and turn about - can't get around.
Wheel about and turn about - can't catch Josie
Hello Susan Brown.

[While #2 sings the chorus, #1 repeats the "Wheel about..."
verse and #3 keeps up the "gone, gone, gone...".

[Chorus, all. Slowing down at end.]

[1: Slowly and quietly]
Coffee grows on white oak trees. [pause]
The river flows with brandy oh. [pause]
[All, in tight harmony:]
Go choose someone to roam with you [pause]
[1, solo:]
Sweet as 'lasses candy oh.


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