Dressed in black

(Edward McBride)

This song describes the climb from being poor to being on the verge of being a big country singer in Nashville,USA. He wears only black, which is also not that uncommon in the Southern states.

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From head to toe I'm dressed in black As I sing my country songs The fans all come to hear me play My deep voice booming out I was very poor at times no food no shoes or clothes to wear I went to church sang in the choir but wanted to play a guitar My cousin Abe he played a bit he showed me basic chords Chorus My image was to be in black Big handsome dude in black The ladies seem to love it They shout and scream for the country boy in black I got a job I saved up hard to buy a used guitar I learned to play and started to sing I soon had people notice I played XXXX XXXX X XXXXXX XXXX XXXXX XX XXXXX XXXXXX XX XX XX XXXXXX XX XXXX XXX XXXX XXX XXXXX XXXXXXXXX XXX XX XXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXX X XXX XXXX XX XXX XXXXX XXX XXXXXXX XXXXXX XX XXXXX XXX XX XX XX XXXXX XXX XXXXXXXX XXXX XX XXXXX XXX XXXXXX XXXX XX XXXX XX XXXX XXXXX XXX XXXXXX XXX XXX XXXXXXX XXX XX XXXXX

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