Family Bible Song Lyrics

Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash Boom Chicka Boom cover art
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There's a family Bible on the table
Each page is torn and hard to read
But the family Bible on the table
Will ever be my key to memories
At the end of day when work was over
And when the evening meal was done
Dad would read to us from the family Bible
And we'd count our many blessings one by one
I can see us sittin' round the table
When from the family Bible dad would read
I can hear my mother softly singing rock of ages Rock of ages cleft for me

Now this old world of ours is full of trouble
This old world would also better be
If we'd find more Bibles on the tables

Track Listing

  • 1 A Backstage Pass
  • 2 Cat's in the Cradle
  • 3 Farmer's Almanac
  • 4 Don't Go Near the Water
  • 5 Family Bible
  • 6 Harley
  • 7 I Love You, I Love You
  • 8 Hidden Shame
  • 9 Monteagle Mountain
  • 10 That's One You Owe Me


  • credits


    publisher: ©GLAD MUSIC CO.
    writers: C. Gray, P. Buskirk, W. Breeland
    album: Track 5 in album Boom Chicka Boom
    release date: 1989
    popularity : 67 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Blues Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Blues Rock/Country Blues/Country
    length: 2:50

    Album Information

    country(area): United States
    script: Latin