Carroll County Accident
Carroll County Accident - Porter Wagoner Intro: C G7 C #1 C G7 Carroll County's pointed out as kinda of square C The biggest thing that happens, is the county fair, G7 I guess that's why it seemed like such a big event, C What we all call the Carroll County accident. #2 C G7 The wreck was on the highway just inside the line, C Walter Browning lost his life, and for a time G7 It seemed that Mary Ellen Jones would surely die, C But she lived long enough for her to testify. #3 C G7 Walter Browning was a happy married man, C And he wore a golden wedding ring upon his hand, G7 But it was gone, nobody knew just where it went, C F A D He lost it, in the Carroll County Accident. #4 D A Mary Ellen testified that he flagged her down, D Said he was sick, and could she drive him into town, A No one ever doubted what she said was true, D 'Cause she was well respected in the county too. #5 D A I went down to see the wreck like all the rest, D The bloody seats, the broken glass, the tangled mess, A But I found something no one else had even seen, D G B7 E Behind the dash in Mary's crumpled up machine. #6 E B7 A little match box circled by a rubber band, E And inside the ring from Walter Browning's hand, B7 It took awhile to figure out just what it meant, E The truth about the Carroll County accident. #7 E B7 By dark of night I dropped the ring into a well, E And took a sacred oath that I would never tell, B7 The truth about the Carroll County accident, E Cause the County ordered Dad a marble monument, B7 E A E I lost him in the Carroll County accident.