Bobby Bare - Lemon Tree Guitar Chords

Bobby Bare

country, country gospel, country rock, cowboy western

Chords: C, G7, F
C          G7            C             G7      C
When I was just a lad of ten my father said to me

              G7     C               G7           C
Come here and take a lesson from the lovely lemon tree

      F        C        F                     C       F
Don't put your faith in love my boy my father said to me

              C         F                       C     F
I fear you'll find that love is like the lovely lemon tree


      C                                        G7
Lemon tree very pretty and the lemon flower is sweet

                                                 C
But the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat

                                               G7
Lemon tree very pretty and the lemon flower is sweet

                                                 C
But the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat


        G7          C                      G7    C
One day beneath the lemon tree my love and I did lie

                G7            C                     G7     C
A girl so sweet that when she smiled the stars rose in the sky

   F           C      F                        C     F
We passed that summer lost in love beneath the lemon tree

             C        F                   C          F
The music of her laughter hid my father's words from me


      C                                        G7
Lemon tree very pretty and the lemon flower is sweet

                                                 C
But the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat

                                               G7
Lemon tree very pretty and the lemon flower is sweet

                                                 C
But the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat

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