Blanket On The Ground chords and lyrics
by Billy Jo Spears
- Blanket On The Ground was written by Roger Bowling - a Nashville songwriter specializing in country music.
- Recorded: 1974
- Released: Feb 1975 in the US from the album of the same name.
- Chart Success: Peaked at No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles.
- Key: Bb Major with a key change to C Major
- Music: 2/2 time at 88 bpm
- Chords: Bb, C7, Eb, F → C, D7, F, G
Blanket On The Ground by Billy Jo Spears
Intro: 2/2 || Bb | % || Bb 1. Come and look out through the win-dow C7 That big old moon is shin-ing down F Tell me now don’t it re-mind you | Bb | % | Of a blan-ket on the ground Bb 2. Re-mem-ber back when love first found us C7 We’d go slip-pin’ out of town F And we’d love be-neath the moon-light | Bb | % | On a blan-ket on the ground Bb Eb Chorus: I’ll get the blan-ket from the bed-room Bb And we’ll go walk-ing once a-gain F To that spot down by the riv-er Bb | % | Where our sweet love first be-gan Bb Eb Just be-cause we are mar-ried Bb Don’t mean we can’t slip a-round F So let's walk out through the moon-light | Bb | % | And lay the blan-ket on the ground | | | C | % | ↑↑ ↑↑ (Key Change) C 3. Ooh re-mem-ber how ex-cit-ed D7 We used to get when love was young G That old moon was our best bud-dy C | % | We couln’t wait for night to come C 4. Now you know you still ex-cite me D7 I know you love me like I am G Just once more I’d wish you’de love me C | % | On the blan-ket on the ground C F Chorus: I’ll get the blan-ket from the bed-room C And we’ll go walk-ing once a-gain G To that spot down by the riv-er C Where our sweet love first be-gan C F Just be-cause we are mar-ried C Don’t mean we can’t slip a-round G So let's walk out through the moon-light | C | % | And lay the blan-ket on the ground 5. (Ad lib over verse)...
Bb Major → C Major
Numbered Circles: Chord fingering - number inside circle indicates which finger to use
Unmarked strings: Play open
X: Don't play string
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings
R: Root Note
Right Handed Charts:
Left Handed Charts:
Billie Jo Spears
Born: Billie Jean Spears on Jan 14, 1938 in Beaumont, Texas, U.S.
Died: Dec 14, 2011 at age 73 in Vidor, Texas, U.S.
Also Known As: Billie Jean Moore
Music Style: Country
Active Years: 1950 - 2011