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I Sang Dixie-crd  Dwight Yoakam

    Chorus   [G]I sang dixie as he died
people just walked on  by [G7] as I [C]cried
the bottle had a r[G]obbed him of all his r[G7]ebel  p[C]ried
and I sang d[D]ixie as he [G]died   [G]way down yonder in the land of cotton
o[C]ld  times there aint near as rotten as they a[G]re
on these damne old LA  s[D]treets
[G]he drew a dying breath lai[C]d his head agains my  chest
pl[G]ease dear lord take his so[D]ul back home to d[G]ixie  

Repeat Chorus

He said listen to me son while you still can
r[C]un back home to that southern land
don't you s[G]ee what life here  has done to [D]me
t[G]hey closed those old blue eyes a[C]nd he fell  limp
against my side no more p[G]ain now he's sa[D]fe back
home in  D[G]ixie.    


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Chorus

G
I sang Dixie... ..a-as he died... ..people
G7
just walked on by-y...a-as I cried... ..the
C
bottle had a' robbed him... .of his rebel
G D7
pri-i-ide... ..and I sang Dixie-ie-ie-ie
G
a-as he died... ....
G G7
Way down yonder in the land of cotton,
C
old time there ain't near as rotten as
G D7
they are..on these damed old L.A. streets
G G7 C
then he drew a dyin'' breath, laid his
G
head upon my chest, oh Lord please, take
D7 G
his soul back home to Dixie... ....

(Repeat Chorus)
G G7
He said listen to me son while you still
C
can, run back to that Southern Land,
G
don't you see..what life here's done to
D7 G G7
me... ....then he closed his big blue
C
eyes, fell limp against my side, no more
G D7 G
pain, now he's safe back home in Dixie

(Repeat Chorus)
G D7
And I sang Dixie-ie-ie-ie. a-as he
G
died