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Johnny Cash - Jackson Lyrics

Song details
TitleJackson
ArtistJohnny Cash
AlbumBootleg Volume 3: Live Around The World [2011], Track 26
The Great Lost Performance Collector's Edition With Bonus Dvd Document [2011], Track 16
Johnny Cash Icons [2010], Track 7 Disc 2
The Music Of Johnny Cash [2009], Track 13 Disc 2
Essential [2009], Track 3 Disc 2
Hit Collection [2008], Track 3
Great Lost Performances [2007], Track 16
The Legend Of Johnny Cash (International Version) [2005], Track 3
Legend [2005], Track 7 Disc 4
At Folsom Prison//at San Quentin [2002], Track 12
The Man In Black: 1963-1969 [1995], Track 12 Disc 3
Super Hits [1994], Track 8
GenreCountry, Ethnic/Folk
Duration00:03:40
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Song lyrics
(Johnny Cash and June Carter)
We got married in a fever, hotter than a peppered sprout,
We've been talkin' 'bout Jackson ...

(Johnny Cash)
...ever since the fire went out.
I'm goin' to Jackson, I'm gonna mess around,
Yeah, I'm goin' to Jackson,
Look out Jackson town.

(June Carter)
Well, go on down to Jackson; go ahead and wreck your health.
Go play your hand you big-talkin' man, make a big fool of yourself,
Yeah, go to Jackson; go comb your hair!

(Johnny Cash)
Honey, I'm gonna snowball Jackson.

(June Carter)
See if I care.

(Johnny Cash)
When I breeze into that city, people gonna stoop and bow. (Hah!)
All them women gonna make me, teach 'em what they don't know how,
I'm goin' to Jackson, you turn-a loosen my coat.
'Cos I'm goin' to Jackson.

(June Carter)
"Goodbye," that's all she wrote.

But they'll laugh at you in Jackson, and I'll be dancin' on a Pony Keg.
They'll lead you 'round town like a scalded hound,
With your tail tucked between your legs,
Yeah, go to Jackson, you big-talkin' man.
And I'll be waitin' in Jackson, behind my Jaypan Fan.

(Johnny Cash and June Carter)
Well now, we got married in a fever, hotter than a peppered sprout,
We've been talkin' 'bout Jackson, ever since the fire went out.
I'm goin' to Jackson, and that's a fact.
Yeah, we're goin' to Jackson, ain't never comin' back.

(Johnny Cash)
Well, we got married in a fever, hotter than a peppered sprout ...
submitted by P.Dunn
written by Wheeler, Billy / Leiber, Jerry
copyright with Lyrics © Sony/atv Music Publishing Llc




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4 comments 

 Song comments
0 likes - like | 14-04-2006 02:18 bja77 
bja77
 
952 posts
I love this song! its amazing!
0 likes - like | 28-03-2006 03:28 Modest_Mouse06 
Modest_Mouse06
 
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[offtopic] i meant "Johnny Cash" in my post above
0 likes - like | 28-03-2006 03:27 Modest_Mouse06 
Modest_Mouse06
 
25 posts
i love rock. Kohnny Cash however, is one exception. he is an awesome songwriter.

I used to always think he said "married in a beater" lol
0 likes - like | 28-01-2006 18:45 LegendarySlash0 
LegendarySlash0
 
52 posts
Aw I can't believe no one has started a chat on this one!! I love this song