Why Me Lord Lyrics

Johnny Cash


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Kris Kristofferson
album: Track 5 in album American Recordings
release date: 1994-4-26
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length: 2:21
acoustic guitar: Johnny Cash
producer: Rick Rubin
vocal: Johnny Cash
composer: Kris Kristofferson, Kris Kristofferson
lyricist: Kris Kristofferson

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Why me Lord?
What have I ever done?
To deserve even one
Of the blessings I've known

Why me Lord?
What did I ever do?
That was worth love from You
And the kindness You've shown

Lord help me, Jesus
I've wasted it
So help me Jesus
I know what I am

Now that I know
That I've needed You
So help me Jesus
My soul's in Your hand

Try me Lord
If You think there's a way
That I can repay
What I've taken from You

Maybe Lord
I could show someone else
What I've been through myself
On my way back to You

Lord help me, Jesus
I've wasted it
So help me Jesus
I know what I am

Now that I know
That I've needed You
So help me Jesus
My soul's in Your hand
Jesus, my soul's in Your hand

Track Listing

  • 1 Delia's Gone
  • 2 Let the Train Blow the Whistle
  • 3 The Beast in Me
  • 4 Drive On
  • 5 Why Me Lord
  • 6 Thirteen
  • 7 Oh, Bury Me Not (Introduction: A Cowboy's Prayer)
  • 8 Bird on a Wire
  • 9 Tennessee Stud
  • 10 Down There by the Train
  • 11 Redemption
  • 12 Like a Soldier
  • 13 The Man Who Couldn't Cry