Song facts: “Down in the Valley” is also known as “Birmingham Jail”. The songwriter, Jimmie Tarlton, claims to have written the lyrics whilst serving time in Birmingham, Alabama, City Jail for illicitly producing moonshine in 1925.

Harmonica type: diatonic

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Down in the valley, valley so low
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Hang your head over, hear the wind blow
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Hear the wind blow, boys, hear the wind blow
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Hang your head over, hear the wind blow

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