West Canterbury Subdivision Blues

Johnny Cash


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
album: Track 8 in album Silver
release date: 1979
popularity : 8 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Country Rock/Acoustic
length: 3:46

Album Information

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

Cover Art

Johnny Cash Silver cover art


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I built her a castle of perma stone
Too often I left my queen alone

And that was no way to treat her
And that was no way to keep her
Reds Goodguy rode by on his milk white steed
He promised her love far greater than mine

But I seldom cooked out upon it
But I never listened much to it
Now I have a castle but the queen's not home
I have the vine but the grapes are gone

And casually mentioned my misdeeds
Thus pulled out and plucked my grapes from the vine


Track Listing

Vinyl 1
  • 1 The L & N Don't Stop Here Anymore
  • 2 Lonesome to the Bone
  • 3 Bull Rider
  • 4 I'll Say It's True
  • 5 (Ghost) Riders in the Sky
  • 6 Cocaine Blues
  • 7 Muddy Waters
  • 8 West Canterbury Subdivision Blues
  • 9 Lately I Been Leanin' Toward the Blues
  • 10 I'm Gonna Sit on the Porch and Pick on My Old Guitar