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

Johnny Cash Church in the Wildwood: A Treasury of Appalachian Gospel cover art
Release information
Release Date: 2005
length: 2:46
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 Keep on the Sunny Side
  • 2 Church in the Wildwood
  • 3 The Far Side Banks of Jordan
  • 4 Meeting in the Air
  • 5 Anchored in Love
  • 6 Hold Fast to the Right
  • 7 Diamonds in the Rough
  • 8 Kneeling Drunkard’s Plea
  • 9 Wings of Angels
  • 10 Will the Circle Be Unbroken

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