Who Sang Sunday Morning Coming Down? Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash Classic Cash: Hall of Fame Series cover art

Some other versions of "Sunday Morning Coming Down"
Credits
publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Kris Kristofferson
release date: 1988
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country Rock
length: 3:55
background vocals: Jim Soldi and Jimmy Tittle
bass: Jimmy Tittle
brass: Bob Lewin and Jack Hale, Jr.
drums (drum set): W.S. Holland
electric guitar: Bob Wootton
guitar: Jim Soldi and Johnny Cash
lead vocals: Johnny Cash
piano: Earl Poole Ball
Well, I woke up Sunday morning
With no way to hold my head that didn't hurt.
And the beer I had for breakfast wasn't bad,
So I had one more for dessert.
Then I fumbled in my closet through my clothes
And found my cleanest dirty shirt.
Then I washed my face and combed my hair
And stumbled down the stairs to meet the day.

I'd smoked my mind the night before
With cigarettes and songs I'd been picking.
But I lit my first and watched a small kid
Playing with a can that he was kicking.
Then I walked across the street
And caught the Sunday smell of someone frying chicken.
And Lord, it took me back to something that I'd lost
Somewhere, somehow along the way.

On a Sunday morning sidewalk,
I'm wishing, Lord, that I was stoned.
'Cause there's something in a Sunday
That makes a body feel alone.
And there's nothing short a' dying
That's half as lonesome as the sound
Of the sleeping city sidewalk
And Sunday morning coming down.

In the park I saw a daddy
With a laughing little girl that he was swinging.
And I stopped beside a Sunday school
And listened to the songs they were singing.
Then I headed down the street,
And somewhere far away a lonely bell was ringing,
And it echoed through the canyon
Like the disappearing dreams of yesterday.

On a Sunday morning sidewalk,
I'm wishing, Lord, that I was stoned.
'Cause there's something in a Sunday
That makes a body feel alone.
And there's nothing short a' dying
That's half as lonesome as the sound
Of the sleeping city sidewalk
And Sunday morning coming down.



Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Get Rhythm
  • 2 Tennessee Flat Top Box
  • 3 The Long Black Veil
  • 4 Thing Called Love
  • 5 I Still Miss Someone
  • 6 Cry! Cry! Cry!
  • 7 Blue Train
  • 8 Sunday Morning Coming Down
  • 9 Five Feet High and Rising
  • 10 Peace in the Valley
  • 11 Don’t Take Your Guns to Town
  • 12 Home of the Blues
  • 13 Guess Things Happen That Way
  • 14 I Got Stripes
  • 15 I Walk the Line
  • 16 Ring of Fire
  • 17 Ballad of Ira Hayes
  • 18 The Ways of a Woman in Love
  • 19 Folsom Prison Blues
  • 20 Supper Time

  • Album Information
    label: Mercury Records
    country(area): Europe
    format: CD
    barcode: 042283452626
    script: Latin