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From: Jones, WilliamA Words and music: Gillan Welch / David Rawlings Performer: Gillian Welch Red Clay halo Capo IV C G C C Well the girls all dance, with the boys from the city G But they don't care to dance with me C Well it ain't my fault, that the fields are muddy G C hold 4 extra counts And the red clay stains my feet It's under my nails, and it's under my collar, And it shows on my Sunday clothes Though I do my best with soap and water,That dammed old dirt won't go Chorus F C But when I pass through the pearly gates G C Will my gown be gold instead F C Or just a red clay robe with red clay wings G C hold 4 extra counts And a red clay halo for my head Inst. = verse It's mud in the spring and it's dust in the summer, When it rolls in crimson tide Til the trees and leaves and the cows are the colour, Of the dirt on the mountainside Chorus Now Jordan's banks are red and muddy, And the rollin water is wide But I got no boat, so I'll be good and muddy, When I get to the other side Chorus Inst. 1st two lines of chorus then finish with below chorus I'll take a red clay robe and red clay wings And a red clay halo for my headHome