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Lyr Req: Ballad of Boot Hill (from Johnny Cash)

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A GIRL NAMED JOHNNY CASH
COME IN STRANGER
COUNTY LINE
DADDY SANG BASS
DELIA'S GONE
DON'T TAKE YOUR GUNS TO TOWN
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Subject: Lyr Req: Tombstone...Way Out In AZ by Johnny Cash
From: GUEST
Date: 13 May 05 - 05:35 PM

I'm trying to find the lyrics to the song Johnny Cash recorded about Tombstone, Arizona

Way out in Arizona just south of Tucson
Where tumbleweeds tumble in search of a home
There's a town they call Tombston where the brave me have died
They lived by a six gun, by a six gun they died


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Subject: Lyr Add: BALLAD OF BOOT HILL (Carl Perkins)
From: Peace
Date: 13 May 05 - 08:54 PM

BALLAD OF BOOT HILL
Carl Perkins
© '59 Hill & Range Songs

Here lies less more four slugs from a forty-four no less no more
Out in Arizona just south of Tucson where tumbleweeds tumble in search of a home
There's a town they call Tombstone where the brave never cry
They live by a sixgun by a sixgun they die
It's been a long time now since the town was a boom
The jailhouse is empty so's the Palace Saloon
Just one look will tell you that this town was real
A secluded old dirt road leads up to Boot Hill
Walk up to the fence there and look at the view
That's where they were hanging eighteen eighty two
It's easy to see where the brave men have died
Rope marks on the oak tree are now petrified
At night when the moon shines so far away
It gets mighty lonesome lookin' down on their graves
There lies Billy Clanton never wanted to kill
But he's there with the guilty way up on Boot Hill (Boot Hill)

from

www.allcountry.de/History/Archive/Johnny_Cash/ JCash_Songbook_A_L/JCash_Song02/body_jcash_song02.html

www.allcountry.de/History/Archive/Johnny_Cash/ JCash_Songbook_A_L/JCash_Song02/body_jcash_song02.html


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Tombstone...Way Out In AZ by Johnny Cash
From: Peace
Date: 13 May 05 - 09:23 PM

While it was a pleasure to help, FYI, I found it with a google of

Where tumbleweeds tumble in search of a home

NO quotation marks.

I heard the song years ago, likely Cash singing it, but thanks for starting the thread, because I had no idea Perkins wrote it. Live and learn.

BM


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Tombstone...Way Out In AZ by Johnny Cash
From: GUEST,.gargoyle
Date: 13 May 05 - 11:15 PM

Bless the Good Lord - it wasn't labeled TRAD:



Sincerely,

Gargoyle


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Tombstone...Way Out In AZ by Johnny Cash
From: Peace
Date: 14 May 05 - 12:15 AM

LOL


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Tombstone...Way Out In AZ by Johnny Cash
From: Big Al Whittle
Date: 14 May 05 - 09:11 AM

I was moved by Casey Terfertiller's biography and the two big Wyatt Earp films in the 90's, to write a song about Wyatt Earp.

I was very honoured that they played it on Wyatt's birthday in his birthplace in Monmouth Illinois. Also the Tombstone Chamber of commerce said that that they might use it for their western Film Festival, but I never heard anything more about it.

if you'd be interested brucie I could send you a copy.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Tombstone...Way Out In AZ by Johnny Cash
From: GUEST
Date: 14 May 05 - 02:04 PM

wld,

I would love to read it. Please do. And, thank you very much.

Bruce


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Tombstone...Way Out In AZ by Johnny Cash
From: GUEST,brucie
Date: 14 May 05 - 03:30 PM

Big Al, this place is down now. When it's running I will message my e-mail. I would love to see that song. Must have impressed those folks regardless of the end result. I'm looking forward to it.

Bruce

That was me above too. Forgot to put my name in.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Tombstone...Way Out In AZ by Johnny Cash
From: GUEST
Date: 10 Jan 11 - 08:10 PM

Here lies Lester Moore Four slugs from a forty-four. No less, no more


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Tombstone...Way Out In AZ by Johnny Cash
From: GUEST,Alan Whittle
Date: 10 Jan 11 - 08:19 PM

Here is the song I wrote, when I was wld

http://bigalwhittle.co.uk/id4.html


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