The Highway Man Song Lyrics

Johnny Cash


album: Track 15 in album Golden Hits
release date: 2003
popularity : 37 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country Rock
length: 2:38

Album Information

label: Euro Trend
country(area): Germany
format: CD
barcode: 9002986420392
script: Latin

Cover Art

Johnny Cash Golden Hits cover art


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I was a highwayman.
Along the coach roads I did ride
With sword and pistol by my side
Many a young maid lost her baubles to my trade
Many a soldier shed his lifeblood on my blade
The bastards hung me in the spring of twenty-five
But I am still alive.

I was a sailor.
I was born upon the tide
And with the sea I did abide.
I sailed a schooner round the Horn to Mexico
I went aloft and furled the mainsail in a blow
And when the yards broke off they said that I got killed
But I am living still.


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Ring of Fire
  • 2 I Walk the Line
  • 3 A Boy Named Sue
  • 4 San Quentin
  • 5 Orange Blossom Special
  • 6 The One on the Right Is on the Left
  • 7 I Love You Because
  • 8 Country Boy
  • 9 Ballad of a Teenage Queen
  • 10 Oh Lonesome Me
  • 11 You Win Again
  • 12 You're the Nearest Thing to Heaven
  • 13 City of New Orleans
  • 14 I Got Stripes
  • 15 The Highway Man
  • 16 Peace in the Valley