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    Was out riding around in the truck thenother day and out of no where came these lyrics. I likenit so far and its pretty “finished”. The last horus took a little different direction that I wasnt expecting. When I hear it in my head it is just acoustic and a fiddle.


    World Be Gone

    In the sullen breezes of southern Virginia
    the place that I call home
    Lives a girl i gave my love to
    The one I call my own

    Her hair is dark as ravens wings
    Smile could light the sky
    her eyes they hold the sorrow
    of a hundred years gone by


    We were married on a Tuesday
    down at the local jail
    in a borrowed suit, her grandma's dress
    a lace and chiffon veil

    I left on the next day
    musket in my hand
    marching North to meet the yanks
    and save our families lands


    All I ask the Lord above
    is to let me walk back home
    lay m head down in her arms
    and let the world be gone
    Please make the world be gone


    I've never been a coward
    But I wont say I wasn't scared
    cannon balls and general's screams
    whistling through the air

    Men fell like harvest wheat
    Blood spilled on the ground
    Every time I close my eyes
    I see those dead mens sounds


    All I ask the Lord above
    Is let me walk back home
    Lay my head down in her arms
    Let the world be gone
    Please make the world be gone


    The Yanks just kept coming
    outnumbered one to ten
    a shot rang out indid not hear
    will bring me to my end

    I lay in this killing field
    staring up at the sun
    wonderin about my one true love
    and how soon ill be gone


    All I asked the Lord above
    is to let me walk back home
    lay my head down in his arms
    let the world be gone
    please make the world be gone


    In the sullen breezes of southern Virginia











    Last edited by tony333; 02-06-2018, 06:49 PM.

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    If the rest comes together (voice, instruments, tune, chords), it'll work!
    Del
    www.thefullertons.net
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    Sent on my six-string jumbo ukelele

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