Johnny Cash Lyrics

I was a highwayman
Along the coach roads, I did ride
With sword and pistol by my side
Many a young maid lost her baubles to my trade
Many a soldier shed his lifeblood on my blade
The bastards hung me in the spring of twenty-five
But I am still alive

I was a sailor
I was born upon the tide
And with the sea, I did abide
I sailed a schooner round the Horn to Mexico
I went aloft and furled the mainsail in a blow
And when the yards broke off they said that I got killed
But I am living still

I was a dam builder
Across the river deep and wide
Where steel and water did collide
A place called Boulder on the wild Colorado
I slipped and fell into the wet concrete below
They buried me in that great tomb that knows no sound
But I am still around
I'll always be around and around and around and around and around and around

I fly a starship
Across the Universe divide
And when I reach the other side
I'll find a place to rest my spirit if I can
Perhaps I may become a highwayman again
Or I may simply be a single drop of rain
But I will remain
I'll be back again and again and again and again and again and again

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Peermusic Publishing
Written by: Jimmy Webb

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Raider Joe

This one is for Orio Palmer, Batallion 7 Chief of FDNY.

I was a fire chief.
Into the Towers I did go.
And my fear I did not show,
We looked for survivors among the smoke and all the flames,
We refused to leave if someone still remained.
And there we stayed until the Towers fell to the ground.
But I am still around.

Rest in peace, Chief Palmer. You are remembered.

Kari Holma

Sain poikimahalvauksen
Ne soitti eläinlääkärin
Ja pullon kalkkia tietenkin
Mutta mikään enää auttanut mua ei
Lauhaluoma minut Honkajoelle vei
Mä jouduin tislaamoon
ja tankkiin dieselin
Mä elän vieläkin
En suostu kuolemaan

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This song is manly af.

Master Of puppets

I am too

Phuck YouTube



@Constable Dodo wait how is this sexist or racist at all its about ppl getting reincarnated

Shazz Preston

@Violet Tray You called it https://youtu.be/cxfDnMhZFi4

Flavia Z.

​@Anna Hill Yea, same here... I love this song!
Everyone is talking about feminists "screeching", but all I see is some scared little boys, afraid of the big, bad feminists.

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This should have played during a long horse ride in Red Dead Redemption!


I dont think I'll ever recover emotionally from playing that game.

Russell Wilbanks

I agree 1ooo percent

Atlanta Falcons Fan 123

I did

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