"Ring of Fire" as written by and June Carter Merle Kilgore....
Love is a burning thing
And it makes a fiery ring
Bound by wild desire
I fell into a ring of fire

I fell into a burning ring of fire
I went down, down, down
And the flames went higher
And it burns, burns, burns
That ring of fire
That ring of fire

The taste of love is sweet
When hearts like ours meet
I fell for you like a child
Oh, but the fire went wild

I fell into a burning ring of fire
I went down, down, down
And the flames went higher
And it burns, burns, burns
That ring of fire
That ring of fire

Let it burn!

I fell into a burning ring of fire
I went down, down, down
And the flames went higher
And it burns, burns, burns
That ring of fire
That ring of fire

The taste of love is sweet
When hearts like ours meet
I fell for you like a child
Oh, but the fire went wild

I fell into a burning ring of fire
I went down, down, down
And the flames went higher
And it burns, burns, burns
That ring of fire
That ring of fire

One more time!

I fell into a burning ring of fire
I went down, down, down
And the flames went higher
And it burns, burns, burns
That ring of fire
That ring of fire


Lyrics submitted by dragonflower44

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    General Comment"love is a buring flame and it makes a firery rain bound by one disire I fell into a rign of fire." Mike Ness sounds so bad ass saying that. He's the ultimate cool.
    saves_the_day_girlon May 02, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song...aahhh all i can say is "let it burn mother fucker"*sigh*
    JoleeBolion May 28, 2002   Link
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    General Commentmike ness is a fuckin' hottie. this song really turned me on to social distortion which lead to my complete obssession with punk
    crick23on June 13, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI like this version a lot better than Johnny Cash's. Mike Ness totally makes the song sound cooler. His voice just rules.
    Emericanskateron June 21, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI LOVE FIRE...
    dragnKing88on August 20, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love this song
    coolstuff25on April 25, 2003   Link
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    General CommentDid you guys know that it wasn't johnny cash who wrote the song, it was june carter, his wife? Yeah i know, its kinda unrelatet but whatever
    Jerkyon November 18, 2004   Link
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    General Commentlove this song 'the taste of love is sweet when hearts like ours meet I before ya like a child oh, let the fire burn wild' i love that part
    losersrock11on March 24, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love both versions (Johnny Cash's & This one). This is such an up beat song to me while Johnny Cash's version has a sadder beat for me. I love both songs
    Windgoddesson August 02, 2006   Link
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    General Commentfuckin awesome song-i just saw Social Distortion live in Victoria-amazing show
    River Wolfon April 19, 2007   Link

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