Year: 1992 - Album: MTV Unplugged
Intro: Ab Cm Fm Cm Db... / Ab - Db... Db / (2x) Fm Db Eb Fm It crawls on his back, won't ever let him be Db Eb Fm Stares at the walls until the cinder blocks can breathe Db Eb Fm His eyes have gone away, escaping over time Db Eb Fm He rules a crowded nation... insi...ide his mind Ab Cm Fm Cm Db... / Ab - Db... Db / (2x) Fm Db Eb Fm He knows that night like his hand, he knows every move he made Db Eb Fm Late shift, the bell that rang, a time card... won't... fade Db Eb Fm 10:05 his truck pulled home, 10:05 he climbed his stair Db Eb Fm About the time he was accused of being there Ab Cm Fm Cm... Db... / Ab - Db... Db / (2x) But I'm not the man Ab Eb/G Ab Db He goes free as I... wait on the row... Ab Eb/G Ab Db For the man... to test the rope he'll slip around my... throat... Ab - Cm - / Fm... Fm / (2x) and silen... ce me Fm Db Eb Fm On the day he was tried no witness testified Db Eb Fm Nothing but evidence, not... hard to falsify Db Eb Fm His own confession was a prosecutor's prize Db Eb Fm made up of fear, of rage... and of outright lies Ab Cm Fm Cm... Db / Ab - Db D / (2x) But I'm not the man Ab Eb/G Ab Db He goes free as the candle vigil glows Ab Eb/G Ab Db As they... burn my clothes / Ab - Cm - Fm / Fm - Ab Eb/G Ab Db Ab As the cro... owd cries... "Hang him... slow!" Eb/G Ab Db Ab Cm Fm / Fm / (2x) And I... feel my... blood go... cold... he goes... free Fm Db Eb Fm Db Eb Fm Call out the KKK, they're... wild after me Db Eb Fm And with that frenzied look of half-demented zeal Db Eb Fm they'd love to serve me up my... final... meal Db Eb Fm Db Eb Fm Db Eb Fm Who'll read my... final rite and... hear my... last... appeal? Db Eb Fm Who... struck this... devil's... deal?