With Body and Soul

by Bill Monroe

William Smith Monroe (September 13, 1911 – September 9, 1996) was an American musician who created the style of music known as bluegrass, which takes its name from his band, the "Blue Grass Boys," named for Monroe's home state of Kentucky. Monroe's performing career spanned 60 years as a singer, in…




See that train coming round the bend
Carrying the one that I love
Her beautiful body is still here on earth
But her soul has been called up above

Body and soul, body and soul
That's how she loved me, with body and soul

Her beautiful hair was the purest of gold
Her eyes were as blue as the sea
Her lips were the color of summer's red rose
And she promised she would always love me

Body and soul, body and soul
That's how she loved me, with body and soul

Tomorrow as the sun sinks low
The shadows will cover her face
Her last sun goes down, she's laid beneath the ground
And my teardrops are fallin' like rain

Body and soul, body and soul
That's how she loved me, with body and soul
That's how she loved me, with body and soul

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