Ribbon Of Darkness:Marty Robbins. Album - Marty Robbins All Time Greatest Hits - #25 on BB Hot Country on COLUMBIA Records in 1972. (#1 Country hit single in 1965.) (Written and performed by Gordon Lightfoot.) INTRO: E A B A E..A E B E #1. E B Ribbon of darkness over me..since my true love E walked out the door. A E B Tears I never had before..ribbon of darkness over E me. #2. E B Clouds are gathering over my head..that kill the E day and hide the sun. A E A E That shroud the night when day is done..ribbon of B E darkness over me. BRIDGE: Gbm B E Gbm B Rain is falling on the meadow..where once my love E and I did lie. Gbm B E Gbm B Now, she is gone from the meadow..my love, goodbye. #3. E B Gbm B Ribbon of darkness over me, where once the world was E young as spring. E A E Where flowers did bloom and birds would sing..ribbon B E of darkness over me. INTERLUDE: A B A E A E B E BRIDGE: Gbm B E Gbm In this cold room lying..don't want to see no one but E you. Gbm Abm7 E Gbm B Lord, I wish I could be dying..to forget you. #4. E B How I wish your heart could see, how mine just takes E and breaks all day. A E A E B E Come on back and take away..ribbon of darkness over me. OUTRO: A E A E B E Come on back and take away..ribbon of darkness over me. A sixties/seventies smash from Kraziekhat.