She Came From Fort Worth cover
She Came From Fort Worth cover

She Came From Fort Worth Lyrics Meanings
by Kathy Mattea


She Came From Fort Worth Lyrics

CHORUS: She came from Fort Worth (but) Fort Worth couldn't hold her
Bb Gm Eb F
Her dreams were bigger than the Texas sky
Bb Eb Bb Gm
She's got a one-way ticket on the next bus for Boulder
Eb F Bb
And it won't take long to say goodbye

Eb F Eb Bb
She was workin' at a diner just a week ago
Gm Bb Eb F
When a man from Colorado smiled and said hello
Bb Gm Eb Bb
And he turned her head with stories about a cabin in the trees
Gm Eb Bb F
Where the wind can sing you love songs beneath snow-capped mountain peaks
Eb F Eb Bb
Now she's packed her faded jeans and her favorite cowboy boots
Gm Bb Eb F
Left her apron at the diner for someone else to use
Bb Gm Eb Bb
One last look in the mirror at the girl she used to be
Gm Eb Bb F
Then the driver takes her ticket and she tries to fall asleep

repeat chorus
Eb F Eb Bb
And somewhere in the long dark night the snow began to fall
Gm Bb Eb F
Oh, the world outside was sparkling white when she heard the driver call
Bb Gm Eb Bb
"Everyone off now for Boulder and have a real nice day"
Gm Eb Bb F
He was waitin' on the platform and he raised his hand to wave
Eb F Eb Bb
And she offered no resistance as he took her to his cabin
Gm Eb Bb F
And that diner in the distance seemed just like it never happened.

repeat chorus then last two lines of chorus

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