The Good Earth

Johnny Cash

credits


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
album: Track 4 in album Any Old Wind That Blows
release date: 1973
popularity : 7 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country
length: 3:17

Album Information

country(area): United States
script: Latin

Cover Art

Johnny Cash Any Old Wind That Blows cover art

Lyrics

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The good earth swallows up the seed and swallows life as well
From long before the day you're born till heaven comes or hell
It binds your hands with chains of clay that are so hard to break
But when I left good earth behind I made a big mistake

I've traveled far and traveled wide
I've seen a lot of things
But looking back on all the years
I don't know what they mean
Like steel I'm probably stronger
From going through the fire
I kept on climbin' lower
Diggin' deeper to get higher

I turned around one evening when the sun was going down

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Track Listing

  • 1 Any Old Wind That Blows
  • 2 Kentucky Straight
  • 3 The Loving Gift (with June Carter Cash)
  • 4 The Good Earth
  • 5 Best Friend
  • 6 Oney
  • 7 The Ballad of Annie Palmer
  • 8 Too Little, Too Late
  • 9 If I Had a Hammer (with June Carter Cash)
  • 10 Country Trash
  • 11 Welcome Back Jesus