Pack Up Your Sorrows

Words & Music:

Richard Fari–a & Pauline Marden


C              F

No use crying, talking to a stranger,

C                         G7

Naming the sorrows you've seen.

C                   F

Too many sad times, too many bad times,

C      G              C

Nobody knows what you mean.



    C                    F

But if somehow you could pack up your sorrows

C                    G7

And give them all to me

C                    F

You would lose them, I know how to use them,

C            G      C

So give them all to me.


No use rambling, walking in the shadows,

Trailing a wandering star.

No one beside you, no one to guide you,

And nobody knows where you are.




No use gambling, running in the darkness,

Looking for a spirit that's free.

Too many wrong times, too many long times,

Nobody knows what you see.




No use roaming, lying by the roadside,

Seeking a satisfied mind.

Too many highways, too many byways,

And nobody's walking behind.


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