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Long Black Veil chords

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#
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Date:10/9/97
subject: Long Black Veil
transcribed by: Brad Kale at "hankspad@hotmail.com"


Long Black Veil
by Wilkins and Dill
as played by The Country Gentlemen


(G)
Ten years ago on a cold dark night
            (D)                           {C}   (G)
there was someone killed 'neath the town hall light

There were few at the scene but they all agreed
           (D)                    {C}      (G)
that the slayer who ran, looked a lot like me

The judge said son what is your alibi
if you were somewhere else than you don't have to die.
I spoke not a word, though it meant my life
for I'd been in the arms of my best friends wife

(chorus)
     {C}       (G)        {C}        (G)
She walks the hills in a long black veil
     {C}       (G)            {C}        (G)
she visits my grave when the night winds wail
                {C}   (G)
nobody knows, nobody sees
{C}     (D)      (G)
nobody knows but me.


The scaffold was high and eternity near
she stood in the crowd and shed not a tear
But sometimes at night when the cold wind moans
in a long black veil, she cries over my bones.

            
            
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com.byrne 10 May 17, 2017 09:40 AM

Spot on Many thanks

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