Who Sang The Far Side Banks of Jordan? June Carter Cash

June Carter Cash Press On cover art
Release information
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Folk, World, & Country
length: 2:49
Lyrics
I believe my steps are growin' wearier each day
Still I've got another journey on my mind
Lures of this old world have ceased to make me wanna stay
And my one regret is leavin' you behind

But if it proves to be his will that I am first to go
And somehow I've a feelin' it will be
When it comes your time to travel likewise, don't feel lost
For I will be the first one that you'll see

And I'll be waiting on the far side banks of Jordan
I'll be sitting drawing pictures in the sand
And when I see you coming, I will rise up with the shout
And come running through the shallow waters, reaching for your hand

Through this life we've labored hard to earn our meager fare
It's brought us trembling hands and failing eyes
So I'll just rest here on this shore and turn my eyes away
Until you come, then we'll see paradise

And I'll be waiting on the far side banks of Jordan
I'll be sitting drawing pictures in the sand
And when I see you coming, I will rise up with the shout
And come running through the shallow waters, reaching for your hand

I'll be waiting on the far side banks of Jordan
I'll be sitting drawing pictures in the sand
And when I see you coming, I will rise up with the shout
And come running through the shallow waters, reaching for your hand, hmm

Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Diamonds in the Rough
  • 2 Ring of Fire
  • 3 The Far Side Banks of Jordan
  • 4 Losin' You
  • 5 Gatsby's Restaurant
  • 6 Wings of Angels
  • 7 The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore
  • 8 Once Before I Die
  • 9 I Used to Be Somebody
  • 10 Tall Lover Man
  • 11 Tiffany Anastasia Lowe
  • 12 Meeting in the Air
  • 13 Will the Circle Be Unbroken

  • Release information
    label: Dualtone
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 803020113022
    script: Latin