These Hands Lyrics

Johnny Cash


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Eddie Noack
album: Track 12 in album Hymns From the Heart
release date: 1962
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length: 2:12

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These hands aren't the hands of a gentleman these hands are calloused and old
These hands raised a family these hands built a home
Now these hands raised to praise the Lord

These hands won the heart of my loved one and with hers they were never alone
If these hands filled their task then what more could you ask
For these fingers have worked to the bone

Now don't try to judge me by what you'd like me be
For my life hasn't been a success
Some people have power but still they grieve
While these hands brought me happiness

Now I'm tired and I'm old and I haven't much gold
Maybe things ain't been all that I planned
Lord above hear my plea when it's time to judge me
Take a look at these hard working hands take a look at these hard working hands

Track Listing

  • 1 He'll Understand and Say Well Done
  • 2 God Must Have My Fortune Laid Away
  • 3 I Got Shoes
  • 4 When I've Learned Enough to Die
  • 5 Let the Lower Lights Be Burning
  • 6 If We Never Meet Again
  • 7 When I Take My Vacation in Heaven
  • 8 Taller Than Trees
  • 9 I Won't Have to Cross Jordan Alone
  • 10 When He Reached Down His Hand for Me
  • 11 My God Is Real
  • 12 These Hands