I Am a Pilgrim Lyrics

Johnny Cash


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Merle Travis
album: No. 3 track in album My Mother's Hymn Book
release date: 2004-4-6
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length: 2:28

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I am a pilgrim and a stranger
Traveling through this wearisome land
I've got a home in that yonder city, good lord
And it's not, not made by hand

I've got a mother, sister and a brother
Who have gone this way before
I am determined to go and see them, good lord
For they're on that other shore

I'm goin' down to the river of Jordan
Just to bathe my wearisome soul
If I can just touch the hem of his garment, good lord
Then I know he'd take me home

I am a pilgrim and a stranger
Traveling through this wearisome land
I've got a home in that yonder city, good lord
And it's not, not made by hand

Track Listing

  • 1 Where We'll Never Grow Old
  • 2 I Shall Not Be Moved
  • 3 I Am a Pilgrim
  • 4 Do Lord
  • 5 When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder
  • 6 If We Never Meet Again This Side of Heaven
  • 7 I'll Fly Away
  • 8 Where the Soul of Man Never Dies
  • 9 Let the Lower Lights Be Burning
  • 10 When He Reached Down
  • 11 In the Sweet By and By
  • 12 I'm Bound for the Promised Land
  • 13 In the Garden
  • 14 Softly and Tenderly
  • 15 Just As I Am