Song Name: I GOT JOHNNY CASH

Songwriter: Murphy/Edwards

Copyright: 2009

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Lyrics:

I GOT JOHNNY CASH




Verse 1
I looked around my Daddy's room
The night time silvery moon
Shining on the world
And all he left behind
Never really knew him well
And people say you could tell
I just kept his memory in my mind
Neatly stacked against the wall
LPs standing proud and tall

And I knew what my Daddy left me

Chorus
He left me Johnny Cash
For when my hopes are dashed
He left me George Jones
For days I feel alone
He left me Patsy Cline
When love is on my mind
He left me Loretta Lynn
For oooohhh - too much gin

He left me Kitty Wells
For days that bring me hell
He left me Merle Haggard
When I fall and stagger
I got Willie Nelson
When I need some helping
I got Tammy Wynette
For when I lose the bet



Verse 2
With shaky hands I touched their sleeves
Shiny vinyl showing me
Chapters of his life I never got to see
Played out in every song
The hurt, the pain
The rights the wrongs
Priceless words of love he left for me
Some say I got my Daddy's eyes
I think I got his crooked smile
But I know what my Daddy left me


Chorus
He left me Johnny Cash
For when my hopes are dashed
He left me George Jones
For days I feel alone
He left me Patsy Cline
When love is on my mind
He left me Loretta Lynn
For oooohhh - too much gin
He left me Kitty wells
For days that bring me hell
He left me Merle Haggard
When I fall and stagger
I got Willie Nelson
When I need some helping
I got Tammy Wynette
For when I lose the bet

Bridge
Instrumental
And even though my Daddy's gone
Instrumental
It's good to know that I belong

Chorus
Coz I got Johnny Cash
For when my hopes are dashed
Coz I got George Jones
For days I feel alone
He left me Patsy Cline
When love is on my mind
He left me Loretta Lynn
For oooohhh - too much gin
He left me Kitty wells
For days that bring me hell
He left me Merle Haggard
When I fall and stagger
I got Willie Nelson
When I need some helping
I got Tammy Wynette
For when I lose the bet

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