Dead Man Walkin'

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Lynyrd Skynyrd (pronounced /ˌlɛnərd ˈskɪnərd/ LEN-ərd-SKIN-ərd) is an American rock band best known for popularizing the Southern hard rock genre during the 1970s. Originally formed in 1964 as the "Noble Five" in Jacksonville, Florida, the band rose to worldwide recognition on the basis of … more »

Outside of Macon off a country road
 Justice was forsaken when they let the wrong man go
 Johnny Law was shady first one on the scene 
They called it murder in the first degree

Dead man walkin', walkin' down the hall
 Judge says guilty but still he's standin' tall
Dead man walkin' they say he broke the law
Takin' the life of another man who done his daughter wrong

 Light 'em up, lay 'em down
Take 'em out but there's more of us around 
When wrong is right and right is wrong 
Oh there's a dead man walkin' tonight 

Walk on [Repeat: x3]

If I ask you a question, would you tell the truth  Would you pull the trigger if you were standin' in his shoes 
Dead man walkin' I know what I'd do
If someone hurt my baby I'd be walkin' too


So if I ask you that question, would you tell the truth?
Dead man walkin'

Written by: KEVIN BOWE


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