Everlast Folsom Prison Blues Lyrics
sponsored linksI hear the train a comin'
It's rolling round the bend
And I ain't seen the sunshine since I don't know when,
I'm stuck in Folsom prison, and time keeps draggin' on
But that train keeps a rollin' on down to San Anton...
When I was just a baby my mama told me
"Son, always be a good boy, don't ever play with guns
But I shot a man in Reno just to watch him die
Now every time I hear that whistle I hang my head and cry...
I bet there's rich folks eating in a fancy dining car
They're probably drinkin' coffee and smoking big cigars
Well I know I had it coming, I know I can't be free
But those people keep a movin'
And that's what tortures me...
Well if they'd free me from this prison
If that railroad train was mine
I bet I'd move just a little further down the line
Far from Folsom prison, that's where I want to stay
And I'd let that lonesome whistle blow my blues away...
Love, War, and the Ghost of Whitey Ford Track Listing
1 Kill the Emperor
2 Folsom Prison Blues
3 Stone in My Hand
5 Die in Yer' Arms
10 Letters Home From the Garden of Stone
11 Tuesday Mornin'
12 Throw a Stone
15 The Ocean
16 Let It Go
17 Saving Grace
18 My Medicine (demo)
Written by: Johnny Cash
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