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  • posted: December 06 @ 9:41pm
"Folsom Prison Blues"

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 dining car,
They're probably drinkin' coffee,
And smokin' big cigars,
But 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 out over 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."

Johnny Cash


Shotgun Willie says:
nothing like a little johnny to soothe your troubled soul.
Posted: Dec 6th, 2009 - 9:42pm -
Creative Liberty says:
Posted: Dec 6th, 2009 - 9:44pm -
Moses Marion says:
nothing like the sound of a train.... ohhhh to be a hobo.... my second uncle was a "hobo" traveling banjo player... his name was "Chance"... died in Texas of pneumonia... didn't have to... they wouldn't treat him at the hospital he went to... told him he had to go to another hospital cuz he didn't have insurance... he never made it... true story
Posted: Dec 6th, 2009 - 9:45pm -
benfrank says:
Posted: Dec 6th, 2009 - 9:52pm -
ericfickes says:
Move it along, nothing to see here
Posted: Dec 6th, 2009 - 10:03pm -
pcain says:
Posted: Dec 6th, 2009 - 10:45pm -
revgoomba says:
Sherriff John Burnell?
Posted: Dec 7th, 2009 - 1:43am -
(Another) Rachel says:
you make me sit there at that train crossing...when you know I have a fear of being stuck at train crossings...and I don't even get a stinkin' photo credit? Sheesh.
Posted: Dec 8th, 2009 - 7:59pm -
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