Four Walls Of Raiford

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Chords and lyrics for Four Walls Of Raiford by Lynyrd Skynyrd

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Well them four walls of Raiford, closing in on me.
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Doin’ three to five hard labor  
A 
for armed  
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robber
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y.
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I had two years well behind me, but I could not wait the time
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For everytime I thought about it, Lord I  
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died some more  
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insid
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e.
 
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And they put stripes on my back. Memories of hurt.
B 
And the only time I seen sunshine  
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is when I shovel
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ed 
 
dir
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t.
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Digging ditches on the chain gain and sleeping in the holes.
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Oh Lord, please forgive me because I  
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could not  
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wait 
 
 
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paroll.
 
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And I’m coming home to see my Jesus.
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Lord, it feels so close this time.
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Please have mercy on a soldier from the  
A 
Florida-G
G 
eorgia 
 
 
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line.
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When they find me they must kill me.
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Oh Jesus save my soul. I can’t  
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go back down to Raiford.
 
I can’t  
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take that  
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anymor
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e.
 
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When Vietnam was over there was no work here for me.
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I had a hungry wife and children  
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that I  
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had to  
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feed.
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Now they say I’m guilty, when they find me I must die.
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Only me and Jesus know that I  
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never 
 
 
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stole a  
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dime.
 
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These last few years behind me, Lord they’ve been so sad.
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I fought proudly for my country when the  
A 
times 
 
wer
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ba
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d.
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And when they find me and kill me, yes when they shoot me down.
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Won’t you fly old glory proudly with my  
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medals 
 
 
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on the  
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ground.

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