The Man Comes Around Lyrics

Johnny Cash

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publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Johnny Cash
album: Track 1 in album American IV: The Man Comes Around
release date: 2002-11-5
popularity : 11 users have visited this page.
length: 4:29
guest performer: Randy Scruggs
acoustic guitar: Randy Scruggs and Smokey Hormel
organ & piano: Benmont Tench
lyricist: Johnny Cash
composer: Johnny Cash

Album Information

label: American Recordings
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 044006333922
script: Latin

Cover Art

Johnny Cash American IV: The Man Comes Around cover art

Lyrics

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"And I heard, as it were, the noise of thunder
One of the four beasts saying,
'Come and see.' and I saw, and behold a white horse"

There's a man goin' 'round takin' names
And he decides who to free and who to blame
Everybody won't be treated all the same
There'll be a golden ladder reachin' down
When the man comes around

The hairs on your arm will stand up
At the terror in each sip and in each sup
Will you partake of that last offered cup
Or disappear into the potter's ground?
When the man comes around

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 The Man Comes Around
  • 2 Hurt
  • 3 Give My Love to Rose
  • 4 Bridge Over Troubled Water
  • 5 I Hung My Head
  • 6 First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
  • 7 Personal Jesus
  • 8 In My Life
  • 9 Sam Hall
  • 10 Danny Boy
  • 11 Desperado
  • 12 I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry
  • 13 Tear Stained Letter
  • 14 Streets of Laredo
  • 15 We’ll Meet Again