Folsom Prison Blues
Johnny Cash Lyrics


I hear the train a comin'
It's rollin' '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 blowin'
I hang my head and cry

I bet there's rich folks eatin'
In a fancy dinin' car
They're probably drinkin' coffee
And smokin' big cigars
Well, I know I had it comin'
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 © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Johnny R. Cash

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Comments from YouTube:

Kai Kai

Johnny: “I shot a man in Reno just to watch him die.”
Judge: “Understandable. Have a great day.”

rays random things

@baron d?

baron d

Not a nice day, a GREAT day!

rays random things

@89 ksokd i forgot that

Jaxton Gallups

hahahahahahaha

89 ksokd

@Sputnik this concert was sang in Folsom prison, for prisoners, showing solidarity and showing humanitarianism, they are cheering because they love him, not because he sang about death.

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The Young Cosmonaut

Johnny: I shot a man in Reno, just to watch him die
One dude in the crowd: WOO

Madison Wheatley

“Who can relate? WHOO!”

Piraat

Found the serial killer 🤣

Jennifer Andrea Reinhart

So mad bro

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