I Hung My Head Song Lyrics

Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash American IV: The Man Comes Around cover art
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Early one morning
With time to kill
I borrowed Jebb's rifle
And sat on a hill
I saw a lone rider
Crossing the plain
I drew a bead on him
To practice my aim

My brother's rifle
Went off in my hand
A shot rang out
Across the land
The horse, he kept running
The rider was dead

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


  • credits


    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Gordon Sumner
    album: Track 5 in album American IV: The Man Comes Around
    release date: 2002-11-5
    popularity : 589 users have visited this page.
    length: 3:56
    guest acoustic guitar: Marty Stuart
    acoustic guitar: Marty Stuart and Smokey Hormel
    piano & organ: Benmont Tench
    piano & organ & vibraphone: Benmont Tench
    composer: Sting

    Album Information

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