Devil went down to jamaica

Live from Carnegie Hall Thus, Johnny maintains his virtue , keeping his soul from the Devil by displaying his musical virtuosity in performing traditional songs of America's South. Statements consisting only of original research should be removed. Log in now to add this track to your mixtape! Irish Recorded Music Association.

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We'll have things fixed soon. The original version of the song spent fourteen weeks on the Hot Country Singles charts inpeaking at number 1 and holding the position for one week. The Ultimate Country Music Database". US Cash Box Top [25]. Retrieved 1 April August Learn how and when to remove this template message.

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The performances of Satan and Johnny are played as instrumental bridges.

The Devil Went Down to Georgia

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The Charlie Daniels Band moved it up an octave and put words to it. The Devil and Daniel Mouse St IvesN. The third is an unnamed square dance melody that includes the patter"Chicken in the bread pan pickin' out dough. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. With Johnny now an adult and married with an infant son, the devil is convinced that Johnny's sinful pride will be his undoing, so he takes back the golden fiddle he lost to Johnny, and forces him to practice with his old fiddle before their rematch.

Though the lyrics of the song state that "Johnny's the best that's ever been", reiterating his bold claim in the original song, the sequel's lyrics do not reveal who won the rematch, but the music video shows that Johnny wins. Why not add your own? Retrieved July 6, Love of the Damned Fausto 5. Johnny's final boast, as originally recorded for the Million Mile Reflections album, goes "I done told you once, you son of a bitch, I'm the best that's ever been.

The ballad 's story is a derivative of the traditional deal with the Devil motif. The Devil is impressed, admits defeat, and lays a golden fiddle at Johnny's feet.


Since it became available as a download in the digital era, it xown also sold 2. No Replies Log in to reply. The Devil went to Jamaica He was looking to sell some weed He was doin' fine, they were standin' in line It was excellent weed indeed When he came across a young man who was likewise peddling pot and the Devil slid down the beach and said, "Boy let me tell you what, I guess you kinda figured I'm a reefer head of course and after all this time, I guess that I'm a connoisseur of sorts Now your stuff smells ok, but this can tranquilize a horse I bet a million in cash against your stash, coz i think mine's better than yours.

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The Devil plays his fiddle first, to a contemporary, rock music theme with the backing of demon musicians. General Comment a lot of the lyrics are printed wrong here.

The song is written in the key of D minor.

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