Lonesome And A Long Way From Home

Lyrics: Bonnie Bramlett, Leon Russell
Music: Bonnie Bramlett, Leon Russell

Played by Jerry Garcia with various JGB line-ups, and sung by Donna Godchaux in the Heart Of Gold Band.

Out on the open highway (note 1)
Such a lovely day but something's wrong
Something, something must be wrong

Just left home this morning
This old road keeps rolling on and on
Rolling, rolling on and on

Won't somebody help me?
Somebody help me?
Somebody help me?
Somebody help me

I've never been so lonesome and long way from home
Never been lonesome and long way
Never been lonesome and long way from home

Out on the open highway
Such a lovely day but something's wrong
Something, something must be wrong

Just left home this morning
This old road keeps rolling on and on
Rolling, rolling on and on

Won't somebody help me?
Somebody help me?
Somebody help me?
Somebody help me?

I've never been so lonesome and long way from home
Never been lonesome and long way
Never been lonesome and long way from home

[etc]
Notes
(1) Donna sings "Out on the lonesome highway" - and I think Delaney Bramlett sometimes did too.

Jerry Garcia Recordings
     Date Album Recorded By
     21 May 1976 Don't Let Go Jerry Garcia Band
     18 Feb 1978 San Francisco Bay Area 1978 Jerry Garcia Band
     18 Mar 1978 Pure Jerry 6: Warner Theatre Jerry Garcia Band
      5 Sep 1989 Fall 1989: The Long Island Sound Jerry Garcia Band

Recordings from dead.net Tapers Section
 
Donna Godchaux Recordings
     10 Jul 1980 Heart Of Gold Band Heart Of Gold Band (note 2)

Notes
(2) titled "Lonesome Highway." Also on the compilations Double Dose and Heart Of Gold Band


Futher Information
For more information on recordings see Matt Schofield's Grateful Dead Family Discography
For online chords and TAB see www.rukind.com

 


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