Steve Earle – Ben Mccullock tab

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 THIS FILE IS THE AuTHOR'S OWN WORK AND REPRESENTS MY INTERPRETATION OF THE SONG
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UMM, THIS IS THE FIRST TIME I'VE DONE THIS SO IF THERE ARE ANY MISTAKES
FEEL FREE TO EMAIL ME WITH ABUSE, ADVISE ETC.
MATT :-)
FROM mattro11@optushome.com.au

THIS IS THE INTRO TO "BEN MCCULLOCK" BY STEVE EARLE FROM THE ALBUM "TRAIN A COMIN"
THERE IS A LOT MORE GOING ON HERE BUT YOU CAN GET THE GENERAL IDEA. 

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AM WE SIGNED UP IN SAN ANTON G C MY BROTHER PAUL AND ME G TO FIGHT WITH BEN MCCOLLOCH AM AND THE TEXAS INFANTRY AM WELL THE POSTER SAID WE'D GET A UNIFORM G C AND SEVEN BUCKS A WEEK G THE BEST RATIONS IN THE ARMY AM AND A RIFLE WE COULD KEEP AM WHEN I FIRST LAID EYES ON THE GENERAL G C I KNEW HE WAS A FIGHTING MAN G HE WAS EVERY INCH A SOLDIER AM EVERY WORD WAS HIS COMMAND AM WELL HIS EYES WERE COLD AS LEAD AND STEEL G C FORGED INTO TOOLS OF WAR G HE TOOK THE LIVES OF MANY AM AND THE SOULS OF MANY MORE AM WELL THEY MARCHED US TO MISSOURI G C AND WE HARDLY STOPPED FOR REST G THEN HE MADE HIS SPEECH AND SAID AM WE'RE COMIN' TO THE TEST AM WELL WE'VE GOT TO TAKE SAINT LOUIS BOYS G C BEFORE THE YANKEES DO G IF WE CONTROL THE MISSISSIPPI AM THEN THE FEDERALS ARE THROUGH AM WELL THEY TOLD US THAT OUR ENEMY G C WOULD ALL BE DRESSED IN BLUE G THEY FORGOT ABOUT THE WINTERS COLD AM AND THE CURSED FEVER TOO AM MY BROTHER DIED IN WILSONS CREEK G C AND LORD I SEEN HIM FALL G WE FELL BACK TO THE BOSTON MOUNTAINS AM IN THE NORTH OF ARKANSAS G AM G AM G GODDAMN YOU BEN MCCOLLOCH D I HATE YOU MORE THAN ANY MAN ALIVE AM EM AND WHEN YOU DIE AM EM YOU'LL BE A FOOT SOLDIER JUST LIKE ME D G IN THE DEVILS INFANTRY AM AND ALL THE WAY TO FAYETTEVILLE G C WE CURSED MCCULLOCH'S NAME G AND MOURNED THE DEAD WE'D LEFT BEHIND AM AND WE WAS CARRING THE LAME AM I KILLED A BOY THE OTHER NIGHT G C WHO'D NEVER EVEN SHAVED G I DON'T EVEN KNOW WHAT I'M FIGHTIN' FOR AM I AIN'T EVER OWNED A SLAVE AM SO I SNUCK OUT OF CAMP G C AND I HEARD THE NEWS NEXT NIGHT G THE YANKEES WON THE BATTLE AM AND MCCOLLOCH LOST HIS LIFE G AM G AM G GODDAMN YOU BEN MCCOLLOCH D I HATE YOU MORE THAN ANY MAN ALIVE AM EM AND WHEN YOU DIE AM EM YOU'LL BE A FOOT SOLDIER JUST LIKE ME D G IN THE DEVILS INFANTRY
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