Long Black Veil (Cash Johnny)

C 1. Ten years ago, on a cold dark night, G F C Someone was killed, 'neath the town hall light. C There were few at the scene, but they all agreed, G F C That the slayer who ran, looked a lot like me. C F C F C R: She walks these hills in a long black veil. F C F C She visits my grave when the night winds wail. C F C Nobody knows, nobody sees, G C 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, thou it meant my life, For I'd been in the arms of my best friend's wife. R: She walks these hills in a long black veil... 3. Oh, the scaffold is high and eternity's near, She stood in the crowd and shed not a tear. But late at night, when the north wind blows, In a long black veil, she cries ov're my bones. R: She walks these hills in a long black veil...