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Devil went down to georgia - Lyrics

The devil went down to Georgia, he was looking for a soul to steal
He was in a bind,
'cause he was way behind and he was willing to make a deal
When he come across that young boy playing and playing that fiddle hot
And the Devil jumps up on a hickory
stump and said: Boy let me tell you what
I bet you didn't know it but I'm a fiddle player too
And if you'd care to take a dare I'll make a bet wit 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, you're gonna regret
'Cause I'm the best there's ever been!

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

The Devil opened up his case and said: I'll start the show
And fire flew from his fingertips as he rosined up his bow
And he pulled the bow across the strings and it made an evil hiss
Then a band of demons joined in and it sounded something like this

When the Devil finished Johnny said: Well you're pretty good old son
Just sit down in that chair right there, let me show you how it's done
Fire on the Mountain! Run, boys, run!
The Devil's in the house of the rising sun
The Chicken in the bread pan picking out dough
Granny does your dog bite? No, child, no

The devil bowed his head because he knew that he'd been beat
He laid that golden fiddle on the ground at Johnny's feet
Johnny said: Devil, just come back if you ever wanna try again
I told you once you son of a bitch, I'm the best that's ever been!
Fire on the Mountain! Run, boys, run!
Devil's in the house of the rising sun
Chicken in the bread pan picking out dough
Granny, does your dog bite? No, child, no

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