Friday, 13 January 2017

No Words Necessary (Other Than Johnny Cash And "Folsom Prison Blues").



Steam Trains Silhouette.
Illustration: PINTEREST


"Folsom Prison Blues".
Sung by: Johnny Cash.
Available on YouTube at

"Folsom Prison Blues"

I 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 Antone.

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,
When I hear that whistle blowing, 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 freed me from this prison,
If that railroad train was mine,
I bet I'd move it on a little farther 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 . . .

Lyrics from AZ LYRICS

2 comments:

  1. Thanks, John.

    You see, you gave me a brilliant idea to develop this Post.

    Hope you approve.

    Rock on Tommy !!!

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