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The Long Black Veil Lyrics
Artist: Bill Monroe
Album: Kentucky Bluegrass
1. Ten years ago, on a cold, dark night,
There was someone killed 'neath the Town Hall light.
There were few at the scene, but they all agreed
That the man who ran looked a lot like me.
cho: She walks these hills in a long black veil,
She visits my grave while the night winds wail.
Nobody knows, nobody sees,
Nobody knows but me.
2. The judge said: Son, what is your alibi.
If you were somewhere else, then you won't have to die.
I spoke not a word, though it meant my life,
For I'd been in the arms of my best friend's wife.
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 o'er my bones.
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