House of Cash

Album: Troubadour (2008)
  • Well the House of Cash just burned down
    All the way to the cold hard ground
    The doctors came from all over town
    To see the memories scattered all around

    Then the stars came out by the light of day
    And they heard their old friend passed away
    That yard looked like a funeral hall
    Without the pies and casseroles

    Well, its goodbye Johnny goodbye June
    Goodbye fancy living room
    Well no one sleeps in Cash's bed
    Except the man in black and the woman he wed
    And the ring of fire comes full circle
    And the ring of fire comes all the way around

    And if those ashes in the pool could talk
    To the anchor man out on the walk
    I'd bet they'd be happy to announce
    There'll be no yard sale now


    And the ring of fire comes full circle
    And the ring of fire comes all the way around Writer/s: MONTY HOLMES, LESLIE WINN SATCHER
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Bluewater Music Corp., WORDS & MUSIC A DIV OF BIG DEAL MUSIC LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Ashley from Utah, UtI love this song it is soo good! I love george strait and johnny Cash!!
see more comments

Editor's Picks

Music Video Director David Hogan

Music Video Director David HoganSong Writing

David talks about videos he made for Prince, Alabama, Big & Rich, Sheryl Crow, DMB, Melissa Etheridge and Sisters of Mercy.

Jim Adkins of Jimmy Eat World

Jim Adkins of Jimmy Eat WorldSongwriter Interviews

Jim talks about the impact of "The Middle" and uses a tree metaphor to describe his songwriting philosophy.

Mike Love of The Beach Boys

Mike Love of The Beach BoysSongwriter Interviews

The lead singer/lyricist of The Beach Boys talks about coming up with the words for "Good Vibrations," "Fun, Fun, Fun," "Kokomo" and other classic songs.

Verdine White of Earth, Wind & Fire

Verdine White of Earth, Wind & FireSongwriter Interviews

The longtime bassist of Earth, Wind & Fire discusses how his band came to do a holiday album, and offers insight into some of the greatest dance/soul tunes of all-time.

Dr. John

Dr. JohnSongwriter Interviews

The good doctor shares some candid insights on recording with Phil Spector and The Black Keys.

Mike Scott of The Waterboys

Mike Scott of The WaterboysSongwriter Interviews

The stories behind "Whole Of The Moon" and "Red Army Blues," and why rock music has "outlived its era of innovation."