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Dwight Yoakam - Dixie


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Dixie
Dwight Yoakam


D
I sang Dixie as he died
                                            D7
The people just walked on by as I cried
G                                        D
The bottle had robbed him of his rebel pride
                       A             D
So I sang Dixie as he died

He said way down yonder in the land of cotton
G                                                  D
Old times there aināt near as rotten as they are
                                         A
On this damned old LA street
D
Then he drew his dying breath
G
And laid his head against my chest
              D                    A                  D
Please Lord take his soul back home to Dixie

D
He said listen to me son while you still can
G
Run back home to that southern land
                  D                       A
Don't you see what life here has done to me?
D
Then he closed those big blue eyes
G
And fell limp against my side
                 D                     A            D
No more pain now he's safe back home in Dixie



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