No Earthly Good Song Lyrics

Johnny Cash


writers: Johnny R. Cash
album: Track 5 in album The Rambler
release date: 1977-7
popularity : 97 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country Rock
length: 2:45

Album Information

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

Cover Art

Johnny Cash The Rambler cover art


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Come heed me, my brothers, come heed, one and all
Don't brag about standing or you'll surely fall
You're shining your light and shine it you should
But you're so heavenly minded, you're no earthly good

If you're holding heaven, then spread it around
There's hungry hands reaching up here from the ground
Move over and share the high ground where you stood
So heavenly minded, you're no earthly good

The gospel ain't gospel until it is spread
But how can you share it where you've got your head
There's hands that reach out for a hand if you would
So heavenly minded, you're no earthly good


Track Listing

Vinyl 1
  • 1 Hit the Road and Go
  • 2 If It Wasn't for the Wabash River
  • 3 Lady
  • 4 After the Ball
  • 5 No Earthly Good
  • 6 A Wednesday Car
  • 7 My Cowboy's Last Ride
  • 8 Calilou