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Long Black Veil

This song is by Dave Matthews Band and appears on the album Listener Supported (1999).

This song is a cover of "Long Black Veil" by Johnny Cash.
Ten years ago, on a cold, dark night
Someone was killed beneath the town hall light
There were few at the scene, but they all agreed
That the slayer who ran looked a lot like me

She walks these hills in a long black veil
She visits my grave when the night winds wail
Nobody knows, nobody sees, nobody knows but me

The judge said, "Son, what is your alibi?
If you were somewhere else, then you won't have to die."
Well, I spoke not a word, though it meant my life
For I'd been in the arms of my best friend's wife

Oh, she walks these hills in a long black veil
She visits my grave when the night winds wail
Nobody knows, nobody sees, nobody knows but me

Oh now, the scaffold is high, eternity is near
She stood in the crowd and shed not a tear
Oh, sometimes at night when the cold winds blow
In a Long Black Veil she cries over my bones

She walks these hills in a Long Black Veil
She visits my grave when the night winds wail
Nobody knows, nobody sees, nobody knows but me

She walks these hills in a Long Black Veil
She visits my grave when the night winds wail
Nobody knows, nobody sees, nobody knows but me
Nobody knows, nobody sees, nobody knows but me

Written by:

Danny Dill, Marijohn Wilkin

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