My Grandfather's Clock Lyrics

Johnny Cash

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publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Erich Doll, Henry Clay Work
album: Track 11 in album Songs of Our Soil
release date: 1959-9
popularity : 11 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country/Country Rock
length: 2:45

Album Information

label: Columbia
country(area): United States
script: Latin

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Johnny Cash Songs of Our Soil cover art

Lyrics

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My grandfather's clock was too large for the shelf
So it stood ninety years on the floor
It was taller by half than the old man himself
Though it weighed not a pennyweight more

It was bought on the morn of the day that he was born
And was always his treasure and pride
But it stopped, short never to go again
When the old man died

Ninety years without slumbering
His life seconds numbering
It stopped, short never to go again
When the old man died

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Track Listing

  • 1 Drink to Me
  • 2 Five Feet High and Rising
  • 3 The Man on the Hill
  • 4 Hank and Joe and Me
  • 5 Clementine
  • 6 The Great Speckled Bird
  • 7 I Want to Go Home
  • 8 The Caretaker
  • 9 Old Apache Squaw
  • 10 Don't Step on Mother's Roses
  • 11 My Grandfather's Clock
  • 12 It Could Be You (Instead of Him)