New Cut Road

Johnny Cash

credits


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Guy Clark
album: Track 4 in album Johnny 99
release date: 1983
popularity : 6 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country/Country Rock
length: 3:38

Album Information

country(area): United States
script: Latin

Cover Art

Johnny Cash Johnny 99 cover art

Lyrics

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Coleman Bonner was a fiddle playin' fool
He's a backwoods rounder and a breaker of mules
Coleman Bonner's got a wore out bow
He's been playin' all day down the new cut road

Coleman's little sister said you better act right, Coleman
Daddy's gone to Louisville he'll be back tonight
He's gonna get another wagon and a good pair of mules
And we gonna move to Texas we just waitin' on you

Coleman's daddy pulled up in the yard
He said pack up your lives kids, it's gettin' too hard
Kentucky's alright but there's too many people
Just the other day I thought I saw a church steeple

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Track Listing

  • 1 Highway Patrolman
  • 2 That's the Truth
  • 3 God Bless Robert E Lee
  • 4 New Cut Road
  • 5 Johnny 99
  • 6 Ballad of the Ark
  • 7 Joshua Gone Barbados
  • 8 Girl From the Canyon
  • 9 Brand New Dance
  • 10 I'm Ragged but I'm Right