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Devil came down to georgia


by Charlie Daniels Band. Buy album CD: Other Songs A - W


The devil went down to Georgia
He was lookin' for a soul to steal
He was in a bind
'Cause he was way behind
And he was willin' to make a deal

When he came across this young man
Sawin' on a fiddle and playin' it hot
And the devil jumped up on a hickory stump
And said boy let me tell you what

I guess you didn't know it
but I'm a fiddle player too
And if you care to take a dare I'll make a bet with you

Now you play a pretty good fiddle, boy
But give the devil his due
I'll bet a fiddle of gold
Against your soul
'Cause I think I'm better than you

The boy said my name's Johnny
And it might be a sin
But I'll take your bet
And you're gonna regret
'Cause I'm the best there's ever been

Johnny rosin up your bow and play your fiddle hard
Cause hell's broke loose in Georgia and the devil deals the cards
And if you win you get this shiny fiddle made of gold
But if you lose the devil gets your soul.

The devil opened up his case
And he said I'll start this show
And fire flew from his fingertips
As he rosined up his bow

Then he pulled the bow across the strings
And it made a [sic] evil hiss
And a band of demons joined in
And it sounded something like this

[Instrumental]

When the devil finished
Johnny said well you're pretty good old son
Just sit right in that chair right there
And let me show you how it's done

He played Fire on the Mountain
Run boys, run
The devil's in the House of the Rising Sun
Chicken in a bread pan picken' out dough
Granny does your dog bite
No child, no

[Instrumental]

The devil bowed his head
Because he knew that he'd been beat
And he laid that golden fiddle
On the ground at Johnny's feet

Johnny said, Devil just come on back
If you ever wanna try again
I done told you once you son of a bitch
I'm the best there's ever been

And he played Fire on the Mountain
Run boys, run
The devil's in the House of the Rising Sun
Chicken in a bread pan picken' out dough
Granny does your dog bite
No child, no

[Instrumental to end]



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Album: Other Songs A - W Lyrics
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  1. A few more rednecks
  2. Ain't no law in california
  3. America, I Believe In You
  4. Billy the kid
  5. Blind man
  6. Carolina (i hear you calling)
  7. Carolina (i remember you)
  8. Charlie daniels band- simple man
  9. Crosstown traffic
  10. D--- good cowboy
  11. Devil came down to georgia
  12. Devil Went Down To Georgia II (Devil Came Back To
  13. Drinkin' my baby goodbye
  14. Drinking My Baby Goodbye
  15. God bless the mother
  16. Gone for real
  17. Heart of my heart
  18. High speed heroes
  19. It's about time
  20. Jesus died for you
  21. Jesus is the light of the world
  22. Legend Of Wooly Swamp
  23. Little folks
  24. Little joe and big bill
  25. Midnight Train
  26. Money Jane
  27. Muddy mississippi
  28. My baby plays me just like a fiddle
  29. No Place To Go
  30. Old rock 'n' roller
  31. Ragin' Cajun
  32. Redneck fiddlin' man
  33. Reflections
  34. Rock this joint
  35. Saddle tramp
  36. Simple man
  37. South's gonna do it again
  38. Southern boy
  39. Star spangled banner
  40. Stroker's theme
  41. The devil comes back to georgia
  42. The Devil Went Back To Georgia
  43. The fiddle player's got the blues
  44. The last fallen hero
  45. The player's got the blues
  46. The Pope And The Dope
  47. The south's gonna' do it
  48. This ain't no rag, it's a flag
  49. Tomorrow's gonna be another day
  50. Two out of three
  51. Uneasy rider '88
  52. Waco
  53. Was It Twenty Six
  54. What this world needs is a few more rednecks
  55. Wichita Jail

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