San Quentin Song Lyrics

Johnny Cash

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San Quentin, you've been livin' hell to me.
You've hosted me since nineteen sixty three
I've seen 'em come and go and I've seen 'em die
And long ago I stopped askin' why

San Quentin, I hate every inch of you.
You've cut me and have scarred me through and thru.
And I'll walk out a wiser weaker man;
Miter Congressman why can't you understand.

San Quentin, what good do you think you do?
Do you think I'll be different when you're through?
You bent my heart and mind and you may my soul;
And you stone walls turn my blood a little cold


Track Listing


7" Vinyl 1
  • 1 A Boy Named Sue
  • 2 San Quentin


  • credits


    publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
    writers: Johnny Cash
    album: Track 2 in album A Boy Named Sue / San Quentin
    release date: 1969-7
    popularity : 124 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Country Rock
    length: 2:30

    Album Information

    label: Columbia
    country(area): United States
    format: 7" Vinyl
    script: Latin