Steve Earle

Dixieland(Keyboard chords)

Steve Earle

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	        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 
The chords aren't in exact places, but youll get the idea pretty easily. 
D                                                  G 
I am Kilrain and I'm a fightin' man and I come from County Clare  
                             D                            Bm 
And the Brits would hang me for a Fenian so I took me leave of there  
     D                                            G 
And I crossed the ocean in the 'Arrianne', the vilest tub afloat  
                           D                               Bm 
And the captain's brother was a railroad man and he met us at the boat  
   A                                    G                  A 
So I joined up with the 20th Maine like I said my friend I'm a fighting man  
         D           Em            F#m     G      
And we're marchin' south in the pouring rain 
      A               D 
We're all goin' down to Dixieland  
D					G 
I am Kilrain of the 20th Maine and we fight for Chamberlain  
			D			Bm 
'Cause he stood right with us when the Johnnies came like a banshee on the wind  
D					G 
In the smoke smeared hell of Gettysburg many a mother wept  
			D				Bm 
For many a good boy died there, sure, and the air smelt just like death  
A				G		A 
I am the Kilrain of the 20th Maine and I marched to hell and back again  
D	Em	F#m	G	A		D		 
For Colonel Joshua Chamberlain - we're all goin' down to Dixieland  
D					G 
I am the Kilrain of the 20th Maine and I damn all gentlemen  
			D			Bm 
Whose only worth is their father's name and the sweat of a workin' man  
D				D			G 
Well we come from the farms and the city streets and a hundred foreign lands  
And we spilled our blood in the battle's heat  
Now we're all Americans 
A				G			A 
I am the Kilrain of the 20th Maine did I tell you friend I'm a fightin' man  
D	Em	F#m	G	A				D 
And I'll not be back this way again, 'cause we're all goin' down 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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