The Vanishing Race Song Lyrics

Johnny Cash


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Johnny Horton
album: Track 8 in album Bitter Tears
release date: 1964
popularity : 63 users have visited this page.
length: 4:06

Album Information

label: Columbia
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Johnny Cash Bitter Tears cover art


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Ii Ii ou Ii Ii Ii ou Ii Ii ou
Oh wagon trains rollin' along they fade from my visions and in time will be gone
I see an eagle in space my people will follow oh oh a vanishing race
Ii Ii ou Ii Ii Ii ou Ii Ii ou

An Indian brave rolled along one day on a lonely mountain trail
And he gazed below with a heart of woe where the prairie schooners sail
A vision formed like a mortal storm in the dust of the wagon train
A vanishing race appeared in space and he sang his sad refrain

Ii Ii ou Ii Ii Ii ou Ii Ii ou
Oh wagon trains rollin' along...
Oh now great spirits on high please spare them the sorrow you show to my eye oh oh
Now my blankets are roll and I ride to the valley of the brave Navajo oh oh


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 As Long as the Grass Shall Grow
  • 2 Apache Tears
  • 3 Custer
  • 4 The Talking Leaves
  • 5 The Ballad of Ira Hayes
  • 6 Drums
  • 7 White Girl
  • 8 The Vanishing Race