Walk Right Back

Words & Music:

Sonny Curtis


Sonny Curtis was a member of Buddy Holly's Crickets and this song was made famous as an Everly Brothers B-side (with Chet Atkins backing on guitar)  There is a nice fingerstyle arrangement of this by John Sebastian & David Grisman in the May 2008 issue of Acoustic Guitar.


A  [can add a boogie-woogieish bass: A/F#  A/C#  A/F#  A/C#  A/F#] [2x]


  A  [can add a boogie bass like intro]

I want you to tell me why you walked out on me,

A                    E

I'm so lonesome everyday.

E  [can add bass like the intro:  E  E/B  E/C#, etc.]

I want you to know that since you walked out on me

E                                A

Nothing seems to be the same old way.


Think about the love that burns within my heart for you.

         A                            D     F#7  Bm

The good times we had before you went away, oh-- me!


Walk right back to me this minute.


Bring your love to me, don't send it.

E                    A

I'm so lonesome everyday.


These eyes of mine that gave you loving glances once before

Changed to shades of cloudy gray

I want so very much to see you just like before

I gotta know you're coming back to stay

Please believe me when I say it's great to hear from you

But there's a lot of things a letter just can't say, oh   me

Walk right back to me this minute

Bring your love to me, don't send it

I'm so lonesome every day [repeat this land 3x]


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