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Long Black Veil (WORD)
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YOU CAN PLAY ALONG WITH THE 1ST VIDEO IN GCEA TUNING, IF YOU PUT YOUR CAPO ON THE 4TH FRET!
A saga song, "Long Black Veil" is told from the point of view of an executed man falsely accused of murder. He refuses to provide an alibi, since on the night of the murder he was having an affair with his best friend's wife, and would rather die and take their secret to his grave than admit the truth. The chorus describes the woman's mourning visits to his gravesite, wearing a long black veil and enduring a wailing wind.
****REVISED April 26, 2019 - SR****