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 #75060  by Emoto
 Mon Mar 01, 2010 9:23 am
Tab has it as:

G
The judge decreed it, the clerk he wrote it.
G
Clerk he wrote it down indeed-e
C G
Judge decreed it, clerk he wrote it down
F C G
Give you this jail sentence you'll be ?Nashville? bound

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The part I have trouble with is "Give you this jail sentence". That just doesn't sound like it to me. A friend thinks it is "If you miss jail sentence" and that kind of sounds right, but I still have doubts.

What do you all think it is?
 #75063  by tigerstrat
 Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:36 am
It's "If you miss", and "Nashville".

Nashville refers to a hard labor camp- the last place you would want to be sent.
 #75064  by Emoto
 Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:42 am
tigerstrat wrote:It's "If you miss", and "Nashville".

Nashville refers to a hard labor camp- the last place you would want to be sent.
"If you miss this sentence"?