God Must Have My Fortune Laid Away Song Lyrics

Johnny Cash

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(God has my fortune laid away)
Oh the world is full of people with money just to burn
Affording all the things in life for which a man might yearn
Some can take life easy but I live from day by day
God has my fortune laid away

I search for sunshine every day but there always comes the rain
The hope over my horizon was smoke without a flame
Pockets that stay empty dreams that go astray
God has my fortune laid away

(God has my fortune laid away laid away)
Oh how often I have wondered why some things have to be
Some people live in riches while some live just like me
The more I try to work and save the more I have to pay

Track Listing

  • 1 He'll Understand and Say Well Done
  • 2 God Must Have My Fortune Laid Away
  • 3 I Got Shoes
  • 4 When I've Learned Enough to Die
  • 5 Let the Lower Lights Be Burning
  • 6 If We Never Meet Again
  • 7 When I Take My Vacation in Heaven
  • 8 Taller Than Trees
  • 9 I Won't Have to Cross Jordan Alone
  • 10 When He Reached Down His Hand for Me
  • 11 My God Is Real
  • 12 These Hands


  • credits


    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Ted Harris
    album: Track 2 in album Hymns From the Heart
    release date: 1962
    popularity : 67 users have visited this page.
    genres: Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Folk Rock/Country
    length: 2:50

    Album Information

    country(area): United States
    script: Latin