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Dixieland  Steve Earle

This is the mandolin lick plus chords for Dixieland off of the Mountain. I
figured out this lick about a year ago at Guildtown Bluegrass festival, and saw
it was requested so i tabbed it out.
The lick is very simplified and i know there is a lot more going on but if
anyone wants ill do it for banjo too. Or guitar if no-one owns a banjo or
mandolin. If the actual structure of the tab looks crap then just copy it into
Word as Courier New and it should re-align.
[D] [G] [D] [Bm] [A] [D] 
 
 E--------------------- --------------------- ------------------- ---------------
 A--------------------- --------0-2-(2-2-22)- -0-2-5-2-0-2-0----- ---------------
 D-2h4-4-2h4-4-2h4-2-0- --0-2-4-------------- ---------------4-2- -2h4-4-2h4-2-0-
 G--------------------- --------------------- ------------------- ---------------

The chords aren't in exact places, but youll get the idea pretty easily.
[D]I am Kilrain and I'm a fightin' man and I come from[G] County Clare
And the Brits would hang me f[D]or a Fenian so I took me leav[Bm]e of there
And I[D] crossed the ocean in the "Arrianne", the vil[G]est tub afloat
And the captain's brother w[D]as a railroad man and he met us [Bm]at the boat
So [A]I joined up with the 20th Maine like [G]I said my friend I'[A]m a fighting man
And we're[D] marchin' so[Em]uth in the pou[F#m]ring rai[G]n
We're [A]all goin' down t[D]o Dixieland
[D]I am Kilrain of the 20th Maine and we fi[G]ght for Chamberlain
'Cause he stood right wi[D]th us when the Johnnies [Bm]came like a banshee on the wind
[D]In the smoke smeared hell of Gettysburg [G]many a mother wept
For many a good boy died[D] there, sure, and the air smelt [Bm]just like death
[A]I am the Kilrain of the 20th Mai[G]ne and I marched[A] to hell and back again
[D]For Colo[Em]nel Josh[F#m]ua Chamb[G]erlain -[A] we're all goin'[D] down to Dixieland
[D]I am the Kilrain of the 20th Maine and I[G] damn all gentlemen
Whose only worth is thei[D]r father's name and the [Bm]sweat of a workin' man
[D]Well we come from the farms and [D]the city streets and a h[G]undred foreign lands
And we spilled o[D]ur blood in the battle's heat
Now we're all Am[Bm]ericans
[A]I am the Kilrain of the 20th Mai[G]ne did I tell you friend[A] I'm a fightin' man
[D]And I'll[Em] not be [F#m]back thi[G]s way ag[A]ain, 'cause we're all goin' down[D] to Dixieland
Steve Earle is a genius in all of his works. I love the guy and if anyone needs
anymore tabs just leave a comment and i'll see what i can do.

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