Mighty Dark to Travel

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…




It's mighty dark for me to travel
For my sweetheart she is gone
The road is rough and filled with gravel
But I must journey on and on.

To me she was a little angel
Sent down to me from God above
T'was on the day that I first met her
That I told her of her love.

Many a night we'd stroll together
Talking of our love so fair
My love for her will never vanish
For I know I'll meet her there.

Traveling down this lonesome highway
Thinking of my love that's gone
Knowing soon we'll be together
She's the only love I've known.

Written by: BILL MONROE

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