The Ballad of Barbara Song Lyrics

Johnny Cash


writers: Johnny R. Cash
album: Track 2 in album Johnny Cash Is Coming to Town
release date: 1987-4-3
popularity : 52 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country
length: 4:22

Album Information

label: PolyGram Records, Inc.
country(area): United States
format: CD
script: Latin

Cover Art

Johnny Cash Johnny Cash Is Coming to Town cover art


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In a southern town where I was born
That's where I got my education
I worked in the fields and I walked in the woods
And I wondered at creation

I recall the sun in a sky of blue
And the smell of green things growin'
And the seasons changed and I lived each day
Just the way the wind was blowin'

Then I heard of a cultured city life
Breathtakin' lofty steeples
And the day I called myself a man
I left my land and my people


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 The Big Light
  • 2 The Ballad of Barbara
  • 3 I'd Rather Have You
  • 4 Let Him Roll
  • 5 The Night Hank Williams Came to Town
  • 6 Sixteen Tons
  • 7 Letters From Home
  • 8 W. Lee O Daniel (and the Light Crust Boys)
  • 9 Heavy Metal (Don't Mean Rock & Roll to Me)
  • 10 My Ship Will Sail