Postmarked Birmingham (Blackhawk) Capo 3rd. fret Intro: ( C7 F G C ) C G C I recognize the writing, on the plain white envelope. Am F C G F I've wondered where she'd wind up, before she called or wrote. F C G F The answer's in a circle, through the word 'Love' on a stamp, Dm G C Postmarked Birmingham C G C I'd have bet on California, 'cause her sister's in Bel Aire. Am F C G F Or I could see Seattle, with her mom and dad up there. F C G F She never mentioned Alabama, so I don't understand. Dm G C Postmarked Birmingham Chorus: Am G F C G A two-page letter written on, Ramada stationary. Am G F Dated April twenty-two. Dm F She asked me not to hate her, said she's sorry. Dm F G ? ? But leavin's what she felt she had to do. C G C So the day she left she made it, two hundred miles south. Am F Did she settle there, did she mail this note C G F on her way out of town. F C G F What chance is there to find her, when the only clue I have is Dm G C Postmarked Birmingham Repeat Chorus C G C Every day down by the mailbox, standin' on the curb I check. Am F C G F The upper right hand corner, of every piece of mail I get. F C Hopin' there's that certain circle, G F Through the word 'Love' on a stamp. Dm G C Postmarked Birmingham, Dm G C7 F G C Postmarked Birmingham.