Footprints In The Snow (Ry Cooder)

G C Well, some folks like the summertime when they can walk about D G Strolling through the meadow green is pleasant there’s no doubt C But to me the wintertime is the best of all D G ‘Cause I found her when the snow was on the ground D R: I traced her little footprints in the snow G I found her little footprints in the snow C I bless that happy day when Nellie lost her way D G ‘Cause I found her when the snow was on the ground Now the Ladies Garment Workers walked out last wintertime One little union kitty was a dear sweetheart of mine She walked around all winter, on the picket line But I found her when the snow was on the ground Now the union strike committee didn’t like me hanging round Don’t interfere with sisters while the strike is on Don’t go around behaving like a ring-tailed tom But I found her when the snow was on the ground R: She’s somewhere out there marching with a union band We’ll get back together when the pension check comes in But every time the snow falls it brings back memories ‘Cause I found her when the snow was on the ground R: