He told his girl in a letter, "I'll understand if I should stay on the stagecoach. This seems to be the lingering question and the basis for a great unfolding drama. In time, we listened to it back, (and) we jumped up and gave each other a high-five. TIE A YELLOW RIBBON ROUND THE OLD OAK TREE We pick up the same theme in another popular song that came out in the latter part of the 20th Century. Brother Louie #4. It was 'Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree'. He said, "Brown, I don't want to hear any more your stories. It is based upon the same general theme: A woman of destiny is under some sort of test or trial as she waits for her beloved to return. Tie a Yellow Ribbon (2007) Drama | 18 March 2007 (USA) Estranged from her family due to a childhood indiscretion with her white brother, a young Korean adoptee woman seeks to regain a sense of home by exploring ties with the Asian Americans she... See full summary » F Fm Fdim C C/B Am If you received my letter telling you I'd soon be free, D7 Am7 D9 Am7 Fm Dm7 G7 Then you know just what to do if you still want me, Fm7 Gm7 Fm7 G7 If you still want me. album: "For God And Country" (2003) The Lord Is My Shepherd. Learn to play guitar by chord / tabs using chord diagrams, transpose the key, watch video lessons and much more. All rights reserved, Read or Share this story: https://www.tennessean.com/story/entertainment/music/story-behind-the-song/2018/11/09/tie-yellow-ribbon-tony-orlando-dawn-l-russell-brown/1895280002/, L. Russell Brown, left, and Bart Herbison, For King & Country on new Christmas album and drive-in tour, Gammys 2021: Full list of Christian nominees, John Prine earns two posthumous Grammy nominations, Grammy nominations: Nashville's women are making history, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. At which point in time I was shivering from the pool, I picked up my guitar and I actually sang the first verse and chorus right off the top. If I don't see a yellow ribbon round the ole oak tree, Bus driver, please look for me Tie a ribbon round the ole oak tree. ", LRB: I told him the story I just told you. Tie a yellow ribbon if you still want me Tie a yellow ribbon 'round the old oak tree Tie a yellow ribbon 'round the old oak tree Submit Corrections. And then I'll know if it's there, I should get off, but I'll understand that you found someone else in the last three years. You blow your nose in them. You do not need a Facebook profile to participate. I'm really still in prison and my love, she holds the key RB: And when I got to the chorus, this man — whose name I won't mention anymore, it's not nice — he deadened the (guitar) strings and said, "How dare you come and play me garbage like this about a ribbon in a tree. 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