Who Sang Soul of a Man? Bruce Cockburn

Bruce Cockburn Nothing But a Burning Light cover art

Some other versions of "Soul of a Man"
Credits
publisher: ©ALPHA MUSIC, INC.
writers: Willie Johnson
release date: 1991-11-5
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Pop Rock/Folk Rock
length: 3:53
producer: T‐Bone Burnett
vocal: Bruce Cockburn
arranger: Bruce Cockburn
bass: Michael Been
resonator guitar: Bruce Cockburn
membranophone & washboard: Jim Keltner
I'm going to ask the question
Please answer if you can
Is there anybody's children can tell me
What is the soul of a man?


Won't somebody tell me
Answer if you can
Won't somebody tell me
Tell me what is the soul of a man?


I've travelled different countries
Travelled to the furthest lands
Couldn't find nobody could tell me
What is the soul of a man


Won't somebody tell me
Answer if you can
Won't somebody tell me
Tell me what is the soul of a man?


I saw a crowd stand talking
I just came up in time
Was teaching the lawyers and the doctors
That a man ain't nothing but his mind


Won't somebody tell me
Answer if you can
Won't somebody tell me
Tell me what is the soul of a man?


I read the Bible often
I try to read it right
As far as I can understand
It's nothing but a burning light


Won't somebody tell me
Answer if you can
Won't somebody tell me
Tell me what is the soul of a man?


When Christ taught in the temple
The people all stood amazed
Was teaching the lawyers and the doctors
How to raise a man from the grave


Won't somebody tell me
Answer if you can
Won't somebody tell me
Tell me what is the soul of a man?



Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 A Dream Like Mine
  • 2 Kit Carson
  • 3 Mighty Trucks of Midnight
  • 4 Soul of a Man
  • 5 Great Big Love
  • 6 One of the Best Ones
  • 7 Somebody Touched Me
  • 8 Cry of a Tiny Babe
  • 9 Actions Speak Louder
  • 10 Indian Wars
  • 11 When It's Gone, It's Gone
  • 12 Child of the Wind

  • Album Information
    label: True North Records
    country(area): Canada
    format: CD
    barcode: 074640007729
    script: Latin