add artist photo
Johnny Cash
Add Explanation
Add Meaning
Johnny Cash

Frankie's Man, Johnny lyrics

$album_name
$date_release
$writer_name
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Johnny Cash – Frankie's Man, Johnny lyrics

Well, now Frankie
And Johnny were sweethearts
They were true as a blue, blue sky
He was a long-legged guitar picker
With a wicked wandering eye

But he was her man
Nearly all of the time

Well, Johnny
He packed up to leave her
But he promised he'd be back
He said he had a little picking to do
A little farther down the track

He said, I'm your man
I wouldn't do you wrong

Well, Frankie curled up on a sofa
Thinking about her man
Far away the couples were dancing
To the music of his band

He was Frankie's man
He wasn't doing her wrong

Then in the front door
Walked a redhead
Johnny saw her right away
She came down by the bandstand
To watch him while he played

He was Frankie's man
But she was far away

He sang every song to the redhead
She smiled back at him
Then he came and sat at her table
Where the lights were low and dim

What Frankie didn't know
Wouldn't hurt her none

Then the redhead
Jumped up and slapped him
She slapped him a time or two
She said, I'm Frankie's sister
And I was checking up on you

If you're her man
You better treat her right

Well, the moral of this story
Is be good but carry a stick
Sometimes it looks like a guitar picker
Just can't tell what to pick

He was Frankie's man and
He still ain't done her wrong



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/j/johnny_cash/frankies_man_johnny.html

  • Email
  • Correct
Submitted bycharcotfoot

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      This page is missing some information about the song. Please expand it to include this information. You can help by uploading artist's image, adding song structure elements, writing song meaning or creating lyrics explanation.

      Featuredlyrics

      Explain