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Johnny Cash – Southwind lyrics

Writer: Johnny Cash

South- wind

You picked her up in Jacksonville

And left me cold and lonesome in the rain

South- wind

You took her off to Nashville

Left me chokin' in the smoke behind the train

And you go whoooo-wooo-hoo

She's gone a- gain on the South- wind.


I need a forty-dollar ticket

And about this time tomorrow I'll be gone


But if I had forty dollars

I would by myself a smile to carry on

And you go whoooo-wooo-hoo

She's gone again on the Southwind.


Take her fast and take her far

'Cause that's the way she always likes to go


I will be waitin' for the round trip

If you'll bring her back and I done told her so

Don't you go whoooo-wooo-hoo

She's gone again on the Southwind.

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