Перевод песни Dolly Parton – Blackie, Kentucky

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In my hometown of Blackie, Kentucky
He came passin' through one dark gloomy day
And I considered myself as lucky
When he told me he would take me away
And though he was older, it made me no difference
His promise of riches was all I could see
At last I could leave the coal mines of Kentucky
And know something better than sad poverty
Blackie, Kentucky you know that I miss you
But there are other places in the world I’d like to see
So I must take this chance to be something more than nothing
But I’ll always hold you in my memory
But I’ve never registered this sociable living
The friends that he knows, they’re all strangers to me
Thousands of miles from Blackie, Kentucky
In a mansion with a husband that never loved me
He won’t let my family and friends come to visit
Because they are country and poor, he’s ashamed
Oh but I’d give my luck, Lord, if I could just go see them
All that’s changed about me is my name
Blackie, Kentucky, oh Lord how I miss you
If I could come back home, I’d never leave you anymore
I’d like to see my poor hard-workin' coal-minin' daddy
And mama and the kids and the friends I knew before
My world is as black as the coal in Kentucky
He won’t let me leave him, there’s no way to win
I’ll take my own life, dear God please forgive me
But I’ve got to get back home to Blackie once again
Now I’ve left him a note and in the morning he’ll find it
It’s my last request and he can’t refuse me
I told him to bury me back in Blackie, Kentucky
Where my family and my friends can come and visit me
Blackie, Kentucky, I’m coming' home to you
But different from the way you remember me before
So make me a place and I’ll lay me down to rest
And I’ll sleep in your arms for evermore
I’ll sleep in your arms for evermore