The ToneWay® Project: helping people play music


Oh Those Tombs [core]

I was strolling one day in a lonely graveyard
When a voice from the tomb seemed to 5 say
I once 1 lived as you lived walked and talked as you talk
But from earth I was 5 soon called a 1 way

Chorus
Oh those tombs (oh those tombs) lonely tombs (lonely tombs)
Seemed to say in a low gentle 5 tone
Oh how 1 sweet (oh how sweet) is the rest (is the rest)
In our beautiful 5 heavenly 1 home

Every voice from the tomb seemed to whisper and say
Living man you must soon follow me
And I thought as I looked on those cold marble slabs
What a dark lonely place that must be

Then I came to the place where my mother was laid
And in silence I stood by her tomb
And her voice seemed to say in a low gentle tone
I am safe with my Savior at home

Available in these books:

Get Started Plus:
Core Songs Edition
100 songs and our acclaimed play-by-ear learning method.
Big Print Songs
Over 200 songs.
Family Tradition
The reference manual, with lyrics to 330 songs.
The first two books feature large-print lyrics (20-point type) and include chords, historical info, jamming hints, and more.

...and on these CDs:

Five CDs, 100 songs. Recordings from the Abbott family and their friends.
Listen to sample tracks.

The MP3 collection has all 100 songs on one CD for a discount. See details.


A song from the The ToneWay Mountain Music Collection, which offers lyrics and free Song Clips (recordings for learning the song by ear) for nearly 400 traditional songs, many of which are often heard in bluegrass and old-time jam circles. The ToneWay Project also offers songbooks, CDs, and a free online video series for learning to play music by ear. http://ToneWay.com