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Long Black Veil Chords & Tabs

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Long Black Veil Chords

   
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Subject: b/band/long_black_veil.crd
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 1997 14:30:29 -0400
From: Lee J Campbell 

Title: "Long Black Veil"
Artist: the Band
Album: Music from Big Pink

I'm pretty sure that this isn't in the same key as the one on the record, but it's easier for me to sing 
with this key for some reason. I think this is a folk song; it was written by Marijohn Wilkin and Danny 
An Irish band called the Cheftains do a really great version of this same song with Mick Jagger doing the lead vocals.

"Long Black Veil" by the Band

E
Ten years ago on a cold dark night

          B                         Am        E
There was someone killed 'neath the town hall light

E
There were few at the scene and they all did agree
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/t/the_band/long_black_veil_crd.html ]
	 B                    Am       E
That the man who ran looked a lot like me.

E
The judge said, "Son, what is your alibi?

	    B                   Am                E
If you were somewhere else then you won't have to die."

E
I said not a word though it meant my life,

      B                      Am            E
I had been in the arms of my best friend's wife.


Am              E     Am              E
She walks these hills in a long black veil.

Am              E   Am                   E
She visits my grave when the night winds wail.


E                     Am     E     E      B         Am
Nobody knows, no, and nobody sees; nobody knows but me.


E
The scaffold was high and eternity near

    B 			   Am	      E
She stood in the crowd and shed not a tear

E
But sometimes at night when the cold wind moans

     B                   Am            E
In a long black veil she cries over my bones.

She walks these hills in a long black veil
She visits my grave where the night winds wail.

Nobody knows, no, and nobody sees; nobody knows but me.

submitted by Kyle Still
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