Little Ole Wine Drinker Me

by Robert Mitchum

Robert Charles Durman Mitchum (August 6, 1917 – July 1, 1997) was an American film actor, author, composer and singer. He is #23 on the American Film Institute's list of the greatest male American screen legends of all time. Mitchum rose to prominence for his starring roles in several major works o…




I'm(D) prayin' for a [G]rain in Cali[D]fornia
    So the grapes will grow and I can drink more [A7}wine
But I'm [D]sittin' in a [G]honky in Chi[D]cago
    With a broken heart and a [A7]woman on my [D]mind
I matched the [A7]man behind the bar for the [D]jukebox
    And the music takes me back to Tennes[A7]see
When they [D]ask, 'Who's the [G]fool in the [D]corner [G]cryin'
    I say that little ole [A7]wine drinker me
I came here last week from down in Nashville
    Where my baby left for Florida on a train
I thought I'd get a job and just forget her
    But in Chicago, a broken heart is still the same

Written by: DICK JENNINGS, HANK MILLS

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