"Cry, Cry, Cry" as written by and Johnny Cash....
Everybody knows where you go when the sun goes down.
I think you only live to see the lights of town.
I wasted my time when I wouldn't try, try, try.
When the lights have lost their glow you're gonna cry,cry, cry.

I lie awake at night and wait 'til you come in.
You stay a little while and then you're gone again.
Every question that I ask, I get a lie, lie, lie.
For every lie you tell, you're gonna cry, cry, cry.
When everyone's forgotten and you're left on your own,
You're gonna cry, cry, cry.

Soon your sugar-daddies will all be gone.
You'll wake up some cold day and find you're all alone.
You'll call to me but I'm gonna tell you: "Bye, bye, bye."
When I tun around and walk away, you'll cry, cry, cry.

When your fickle little love gets old, no one will care for you.
You'll come back to me for a little love that's true.
I'll tell you no and you gonna ask me why, why, why?
When I remind you of all of this, you'll cry, cry, cry.

You're gonna cry, cry, cry and you'll cry alone,
When everyone's forgotten and you're left on your own.
You're gonna cry, cry, cry.

You're gonna cry, cry, cry and you'll want me there,
It'll hurt when you think of the fool you've been.
You're gonna cry, cry, cry.


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"Cry Cry Cry" as written by Johnny Cash

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    General Commenthow come there isnt any comments on this song? itsss soo awesome
    its pretty obvious what its about so no need to explain
    Crzyon February 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIsn't this song about how he feels he looks in his first wife's, Vivian, eyes? She was stuck at home raising the kids while he was living the good life out on the road. I love this song, one of my top five Cash tunes.
    grapeapeon April 11, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI like this song a lot as well. It's my favorite Johnny Cash song currently.
    supermonkeyon May 15, 2006   Link
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    General Commentcheating whores die alone. After their looks and the "goods" they have to offer are gone, the stupid men who follow them loose interest. The girl goes back to the good bloke(johhny cash, a model bf/husband in his younger days of course...lol) and he tells to go.
    durham-redon June 11, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt does seem to be pretty obvious what it means, although saying this song is how his first wife looks at him goes right along with how Walk The Line (movie) portrayed their marriage.
    decomposingb4youon December 28, 2006   Link
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    General Commentis it just me or do the first 3 notes of this song sound exactly the same as "I walk the line"?
    dman140on July 25, 2008   Link
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    General Commentis it just me or do the first 3 notes of this song sound exactly the same as "I walk the line"?
    dman140on July 25, 2008   Link
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    General Commentdman140 said: is it just me or do the first 3 notes of this song sound exactly the same as "I walk the line"?

    Lol man listen to Johnny Cash almost all his song have the same basic tune or start or both.
    It's good Johnny didn't focus on the tune so much as the words and meaning the tunes doesn't need to be Mozart when the lyrics and vocals are good xD
    Anyway Great song love Johnny R.I.P. still got all his stuff =]
    zakeshon January 31, 2009   Link

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