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Lyr Req: Bad News (from Johnny Cash)

20 Mar 01 - 12:58 AM (#421314)
Subject: Johnny Cash's 'Bad News'
From: GUEST,VA Frog

Please help me. I can't seem to find the lyrics to Johnny Cash's "Bas News". It is on his "I Walk The Line" album released by Columbia in 1964.

20 Mar 01 - 01:34 AM (#421315)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Johnny Cash's 'Bad News'
From: catspaw49



20 Mar 01 - 01:51 AM (#421320)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Johnny Cash's 'Bad News'
From: VA Frog Fanatic

Thanks Catspaw. That was quick.

18 Nov 19 - 01:38 PM (#4020110)
Subject: Lyr Add: BAD NEWS (from Johnny Cash)
From: Jim Dixon

Words and music by John D. Loudermilk
As recorded by Johnny Cash on “I Walk the Line” (1964)

1. Well, bad news travels like wildfire; good news travels slow.
They all call me Wildfire, ‘cause, everybody knows—

CHORUS: I'm bad news ev’rywhere I go,
Always gettin’ in trouble and leavin’ little girls that hate to see me go.

2. They tried to hang me in Oakland, and they did in Francisco,
But I wouldn't choke; I broke the rope and they had to let me go,

3. Now, from north to south, to east to west, the story is the same:
From one state to another, I have to change my name,

4. Well, now, I picked peaches in Georgia, I lumberjacked in Maine.
I've been hired ‘n’ fired ‘n’ jailed, any town you can name,