From the album Bellbirds & Blackboys

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Lyrics

ONLY THE TWO OF US HERE TONIGHT
 Craig Stewart 2006

INTRO C (4 BARS)
C G C
In an old Aussie homestead, on the sunburnt plains
F C G
He was born a saddle boy, as they fought in Suvla Bay
C F C G Am
Raised on stories of The Breaker, by a fire of Gidgee coal
C F C G C
He's the last of the bushmen, but that was years ago

CHORUS
F C
Now there's only the two of us here tonight
F C G
To share the good old days of a drover's life
F G C G/B Am
As he makes his journey home, to the land he calls his own
G F G C
Side by side we will sing his final song

He grew high, wide and handsome, and the saddle was his home
Where the closest thing to freedom was the gumtrees by the road
Or catching yellowbelly, singing old time country songs
But now those days are over, and his old bush mates have gone
(Chorus)

SOLO OVER LAST 2 LINES OF CHORUS

He met a good hearted woman, and he swore to rove no more
They held their wedding waltz, in an old time country hall
Now on the old front verandah, he just sits for hours and stares
In an old fashioned locket, with a silver lock of hair
(Chorus)

LAST CHORUS
F C
Now there's only the two of us here tonight
F C G (HOLD, BRING DOWN)
To share the good old days of a drover's life
F G F G
The bush whispers in the dark, to a 64 note Hohner harp
F G C
And the crackle of an old mate, as he picks and sings away

OUTRO - Instrumental to 'Leave Him Out There In The Longyard'

C (X3) G( X4) C