Subject: DEAR JOAN
Recorded by Jack Cardwell
Words and music by Jack Cardwell
CAPO: 2nd Fret/KEY: E/PLAY: D
[D] Dear Joan; I have read your [A7] letter through
Dear Joan; I just can't believe it's [D] true
Ev'ry day since you've been [D7] gone
I have [G] prayed you'd find someone
'Cause [A7] I also love another; Dear [D] Joan.
Narration: (Chorus melody played in background)
[D] You remember when I used to
Go out with your sister [A7] Sue?
And then one night - why! we had a quarrel
And then I - I married [D] you
But I never could stop loving [D7] her
And then she [G] said she still loved me
But I was [A7] afraid I'd break your heart
If I asked you to set me [D] free.
Dear Joan; I'm so happy now for you
Dear Joan; 'Cause you solved my problem, too
Every day since I've been gone
I have prayed you'd find someone
'Cause I also love another; Dear Joan.
So many nights I laid awake
And tried to find a way
To tell you without hurtin' you
The words I just couldn't say
But now, since I've got your letter
Why, my heart's free at last
And I do wish you all the happiness
In the world; Dear Joan.