Big Brother:Dickey Lee. #101 on BB Hot 100 on HALL Records in 1964. (Another 'tear-jerker' from the Master..D.L.) INTRO: F Bb F #1. F Bb F She was seven and I was just ten.. Bb F when she moved next door to the house we lived in. Bb F She followed me around and got in my hair.. C F wherever I looked, she'd be there. #2. F Bb F An awkward little girl with big brown eyes.. Bb F she'd ask me over for tea and mud pies. Bb F A freckle-faced angel, always in my way.. C F F7 but I couldn't refuse when she'd say.. CHORUS: Bb F C Big brother, take me with you..wherever F you're going I want to go, too. Bb F You're so silly, the things that you do.. C F......F# but big brother, how I love you. #3. F# B F# As she grew older, I'd take her around.. B F# we'd go to the fair when it came to town. B F# The side-shows and candy would keep us all day.. C# F# F#7 and when we were late, she would say.. BRIDGE: B F# Mother, there's no need to worry and fuss.. C# F# my big brother can take care of us. B F# C# He's like one of our own family..big brother F#.....G takes care of me. #4. G C G So, the years flew by, then one night in the spring.. C G all of a sudden she was eighteen. C G No longer the little girl I'd known all my life..and I D G wanted to make her my wife. #5. G C G C But a few days later, her heart all aglow..in order that G I'd be the first one to know. C G D She brought him over and in her sweet way..she told me of G G7 their wedding day. OUTRO: C G D Big brother, I'd been so long..but now big brother will G have to be strong. C G D So, I'll turn and hide these tears in my eyes..I can't let G her see..big..brother..cry. A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.