Artist: Johnny Cash
I give my woman half my money at the general store
I said, "Now buy a little groceries, and don't spend no more"
But she paid ten dollars for a ten cent hat
And bought some store bought cat food for that mean eyed cat
When I woke up this mornin' and I turned my head
There wasn't a cotton pickin' thing on her side of the bed
I found a little old note where her head belonged
It said, "Dear John, honey baby, I'm long gone"
When I heard a whistle blowin', and the big wheels a-turnin'
I was scared as I could be
But I put on my overalls and I headed to town
Gonna bring her back with me
I asked the man down at the station if he'd seen her there
I told him all about her pretty eyes and long, blond hair
He spit his tobacco, said, "I'll be dad blamed
I believe I did see her leavin' on the east bound train"
I bought a round trip ticket on the east bound train
I was broke as I could be
But when I come back, I gotta buy another ticket
Gonna bring her back with me
Well, I got off the train somewhere in Arkansas
And I worked up the guts to call my mother-in-law
She said, "I'll tell you where she is, if you act right"
"She's workin' 4to 12 at Trucker's World tonight"
Well when I walked in she saw me, and she took off her apron
And she grabbed her goin' home hat
She bought a ticket with her tips, and now we're curled up on the sofa
Me and her and that mean eyed cat
Writer(s): Johnny R. Cash
Copyright: Knox Music Inc.
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|4||Don't Take Your Guns to Town|
|6||Man In Black|
|7||Ragged Old Flag|
|10||A Boy Named Sue|
|11||Ballad of Ira Hayes|
|12||City Of New Orleans|
|13||Daddy Sang Bass|
|14||Five Feet High and Rising|
|15||Peace in the Valley|
|16||Folsom Prison Blues|
|17||(Ghost) Riders in the Sky|
|18||Guess Things Happen That Way|
|21||I've Been Everywhere|
|22||I Still Miss Someone|
|23||I Walk the Line|
|24||Long Black Veil|
|25||Matthew Twenty-Four (Is Knocking at the Door)|
|26||One Piece at a Time|
|29||Ring of Fire|
|30||Starkville City Jail|
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|Johnny Cash - Miscellaneous Album Lyrics|
|4.||Don't Take Your Guns to Town|
|6.||Man In Black|
|7.||Ragged Old Flag|
|10.||A Boy Named Sue|
|11.||Ballad of Ira Hayes|
|12.||City Of New Orleans|
|13.||Daddy Sang Bass|
|14.||Five Feet High and Rising|
|15.||Peace in the Valley|
|16.||Folsom Prison Blues|
|17.||(Ghost) Riders in the Sky|
|18.||Guess Things Happen That Way|
|21.||I've Been Everywhere|
|22.||I Still Miss Someone|
|23.||I Walk the Line|
|24.||Long Black Veil|
|25.||Matthew Twenty-Four (Is Knocking at the Door)|
|26.||One Piece at a Time|
|29.||Ring of Fire|
|30.||Starkville City Jail|
|1||Don't You Think It's Come Our Time|
|2||Rock and Roll Shoes|
|4||I Drove Her Out of My Mind|
|5||Call Your Mother|
|6||If I Told You Who It Was|
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