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song recorded by Stonewall Jackson as well as many others.
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Knoxville Girl Recorded
by Stonewall Jackson C
met a little girl in Knoxville a town we all know well
every Sunday evening out in her home I'd dwell
went to take an evening walk about a mile from town
picked a stick up off the ground and knocked that fair girl down She
fell down on her bended knees for mercy she did cry Saying
Willie dear don't kill me here I'm unprepared to die She
never spoke another word I only beat her more Until
the ground around me with in her blood did flow I
took her by her golden curls and I dragged her round and round Throwing
her into the river that flows through Knoxville town Go
down go down you Knoxville girl with the big and rovin' eyes Go
down go down you Knoxville girl you can never be my bride I
started back to Knoxville got there about midnight My
mother she was worried and woke up in a fright Sayin'
son oh son what have you done too bloody your clothes so I
told my anxious mother I was bleeding at my nose I
called for me a candle to light myself to bed I
called for me a handkerchief to bind my aching head Tossed
and tumbled the whole night thru as troubles were for me Like
flames of hell around my bed for in my eyes could see They
carried me down to Knoxville and put me in a cell My
friends all tried to get me out but none could go my bail I'm
here to spend my life away down in this dirty old jail Because
I murdered that Knoxville girl the girl I loved so well
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an old song with dreadful lyrics, however it's been popular for many
years and it's easy to play and sing. There have been quite a few
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