( D ) D G A7 D Well, your railroadgate, you know I just can't jump it. G D A7 Sometimes it gets so hard, you see. D G A7 D Bm I'm just sitting here beating on my trumpet, F#m D A7 with all these promises you left for me. G A7 D But where are you tonight, sweet Marie ? D G A7 D Well, I waited for you when I was half sick. G D A7 Yes I waited for you when you hated me. D G A7 D Bm Well, I waited for you inside of the frozen traffic F#m D A7 When you knew I had some other place to be. G A7 D Now, where are you tonight, sweet Marie ? Bb D Well, anybody can be just like me, obviosly, Bb D A7 But then, now again, not too many can be like you, fortunately. D G A7 D Well, six white horses that you did promise me G D A7 Where finaly delivered down to the penitentiary. D G A7 D Bm But to live outside the law, you must be honest. F#m D A7 I know you always say that you agree, G A7 D But where are you tonight, sweet Marie ? D G A7 D Now, I been in jail when all my mail showed G D A7 That a man can't give his address out to bad company, D G A7 D Bm And now I stand here lookin' at your yellow railroad F#m D A7 In the ruins of your balcony, G A7 D Wond'ring where are you tonight, sweet Marie ? Bb D Well I don't know how it happened,But the riverboat captain,he knows my fate Bb D A7 But ev'rybody else, even yourself, they're just gonna have to wait. D G A7 D Well, I got the fever down in my pockets, G D A7 The Persian drunkard, he follows me. D G A7 D Bm Yes, I can take him to your house, but I can't unlock it. F#m D A7 You see, you forgot to leave me with the key. G A7 D Oh, where are you tonight, sweet Marie ?