First Time Ever I Saw Your Face Song Lyrics

Johnny Cash

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publisher: ©THE ROYALTY NETWORK INC.
writers: Ewan Maccoll
album: Track 6 in album American IV: The Man Comes Around
release date: 2002-11-5
popularity : 241 users have visited this page.
length: 3:55
acoustic guitar: Smokey Hormel and Mike Campbell
organ & piano: Benmont Tench
composer: Ewan MacColl
lyricist: Ewan MacColl

Album Information

label: American Recordings
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 044006333922
script: Latin

Cover Art

Johnny Cash American IV: The Man Comes Around cover art

Lyrics

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The first time ever I saw your face
I thought the sun rose in your eyes
And the moon and the stars were the gifts you gave
To the dark and the endless sky my love

And the first time ever I kissed your mouth
I felt the earth move through my hands
Like the trembling heart of a captive bird
That was there at my command

And the first time ever I lay with you
I felt your heart so close to mine
And I know our joy would fill the earth
And last 'till the end of time my love

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 The Man Comes Around
  • 2 Hurt
  • 3 Give My Love to Rose
  • 4 Bridge Over Troubled Water
  • 5 I Hung My Head
  • 6 First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
  • 7 Personal Jesus
  • 8 In My Life
  • 9 Sam Hall
  • 10 Danny Boy
  • 11 Desperado
  • 12 I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry
  • 13 Tear Stained Letter
  • 14 Streets of Laredo
  • 15 We’ll Meet Again