I Got Stripes Song Lyrics

Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash Old Golden Throat cover art
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On a Monday,
I was arrested (uh huh)
On a Tuesday,
They locked me in the jail (oh boy)
On a Wednesday,
My trial was attested
On a Thursday,
They said guilty and
The Judge's gavel fell

I got stripes,
Stripes around my shoulders
I got chains,
Chains around my feet
I got stripes,

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 I Got Stripes
  • 2 A Certain Kinda Hurtin'
  • 3 A Little at a Time
  • 4 All Over Again
  • 5 Still in Town
  • 6 Smiling Bill McCall
  • 7 The Wind Changes
  • 8 The Sons of Katie Elder
  • 9 Dark as a Dungeon
  • 10 Tennessee Flat Top Box
  • 11 The Matador
  • 12 Send a Picture of Mother
  • 13 You Dreamer You
  • 14 Red Velvet


  • credits


    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Charlie Williams, Johnny Cash
    album: Track 1 in album Old Golden Throat
    release date: 1968-6
    popularity : 90 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Country Rock/Country
    length: 2:06
    composer: Charlie Williams, Johnny Cash
    lyricist: Johnny Cash, Charlie Williams

    Album Information

    label: CBS
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin