Unchained Lyrics

Johnny Cash


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Jude Johnstone
album: No. 16 track in album Unchained
release date: 1996-11-5
popularity : 9 users have visited this page.
length: 2:52
additional instrument: Marty Stuart, Marty Stuart, Marty Stuart
electric guitar: Marty Stuart
bass: Marty Stuart
acoustic guitar: Marty Stuart
producer: Rick Rubin

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I have been ungrateful
And I have been unwise
Restless from the cradle
But now I realize
It's too hard to see the rainbow
Through glasses dark as these
Maybe I'll be able
From down on my knees

Oh, I am weak
Oh, I know I am vain
Take this weight from me
Let my spirit be unchained

Old man swearin' at the sidewalk
And I am overcome
Seems that we've both forgotten
Forgotten to go home

Have I seen an angel
Or have I seen a ghost
Where's that rock of ages
When you need it most

It's so hard to see the rainbow
Through glasses dark as these
Maybe I'll be able
From down on my knees

Track Listing

  • 1 Rowboat
  • 2 Sea of Heartbreak
  • 3 Rusty Cage
  • 4 The One Rose (That's Left in My Heart)
  • 5 Country Boy
  • 6 Memories Are Made of This
  • 7 Spiritual
  • 8 The Kneeling Drunkard's Plea
  • 9 Southern Accents
  • 10 Mean Eyed Cat
  • 11 Meet Me in Heaven
  • 12 I Never Picked Cotton
  • 13 Unchained
  • 14 I've Been Everywhere