I Walk the Line (Revisited) Lyrics

Rodney Crowell


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Johnny R. Cash, Rodney J. Crowell
album: Track 6 in album The Houston Kid
release date: 2001-2-13
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genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country Rock
length: 3:52

Cover Art

Rodney Crowell The Houston Kid cover art
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I'm back on board that '49 Ford in 1956
Long before the sun came up way out in the sticks
The headlight showed a two rut roadway, back up in the pines
First time I heard Johnny Cash sing I walk the line

I got my thrill behind the wheel upon my daddy?s lap
Grandpa rode co-pilot with a flashlight and a map
Cane pole out the window it was in the summertime
First time I heard Johnny Cash sing I walk the line

I keep a close watch on this heart of mine
I keep my eyes wide open all the time
I keep the ends out for the tie that binds
Because you're mine, I walk the line

I never will forget that day, I know the time and place
Sounded like the whole thing came right down from outer space
I still can see those headlights and that dashboard in my mind
The first time I heard Johnny Cash sing I walk the line

I find it very, very easy to be true
I find myself alone when each day's through
Yes, I'll admit that I'm a fool for you
Because you're mine, I walk the line

All these long years later it's still music to my ears
I swear it sounds as good right now as anything I hear
I've seen the Mona Lisa, I've heard Shakespeare read real fine
Just like hearing Johnny Cash sing I walk the line

As sure as night is dark and day is light
I keep you on my mind both day and night
And happiness I've know proves that it's right
Because you're mine, I walk the line

Because you're mine, I walk the line


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Telephone Road
  • 2 The Rock of My Soul
  • 3 Why Don't We Talk About It
  • 4 I Wish It Would Rain
  • 5 Wandering Boy
  • 6 I Walk the Line (Revisited)
  • 7 Highway 17
  • 8 U Don't Know How Much I Hate U
  • 9 Banks of the Old Bandera
  • 10 Topsy Turvy
  • 11 I Know Love Is All I Need