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Johnny Cash: Highway Man Meaning


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Highway Man Lyrics

I was a highwayman. Along the coach roads I did ride
With sword and pistol by my side
Many a young maid lost her baubles to my trade
Many a soldier shed his lifeblood on my blade
The bastards hung me in the spring of twenty-five
But I am...


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    Sep 24th, 2017 9:30am report

    If you do great things and die tragically....your name will never die!


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    Mar 17th, 2014 3:30am report

    This I an interpretation of human evolution and history and it repeats itself but changes


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    Jun 5th, 2012 6:44am report

    Your spirit always remains or ,Someone with a like spirit will take your place. There will always be a highwayman.

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