Lefty Frizzell - Long Black Veil chords version 2

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Capo 2

VERSE 1:
GTen years ago, on a cold dark night,
D C Gthere was someone killed 'neath the town hall light.
GThere were few were at the scene, but they all agreed,
D C Gthat the slayer who ran looked a lot like me.
VERSE 2:
GThe judge said, 'Son, what is your alibi?
D C GIf you were somewhere else then you won't have to die.'
GI spoke not a word though it meant my life,
D C Gfor I had been in the arms of my best friend's wife.
CHORUS:
C G C GShe walks these hills, in a long black veil.
C G C GShe visits my grave, when the night winds wail.
G C G C D GNobody knows, nobody sees. Nobody knows, but me.
VERSE 3:
GThe scaffold is high, and eternity near,
D C Gshe stood in the crowd and shed not a tear.
GBut sometimes at night when the cold wind blows,
D C Gin a long black veil, she cries o'er my bones.
CHORUS:
C G C GShe walks these hills, in a long black veil.
C G C GShe visits my grave, when the night winds wail.
G C G C D GNobody knows, nobody sees..nobody knows, but me.
OUTRO:
C D G C D GNobody knows but me...nobody knows but me. (Fade.)
Modified version of tab by Kraziekhat RRK 6/3/2011
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