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Scary Song Lyrics, Johnny Cash

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Johnny Cash's, "Delia's Gone"
The Lyrics:
First time I shot her I shot her in the side
Hard to watch her suffer
But with the second shot she died
Delia's gone, one more round Delia's gone

But jailer, oh, jailer Jailer,
I can't sleep 'Cause all around my bedside
I hear the patter of Delia's feet
Delia's gone, one more round Delia's gone
It is a true murder ballad, and the brutality of it still scares me, fifteen years later.
Submitted by: Joakim
Johnny Cash's, "Folsom Prison Blues"
The Lyrics:
Well, I shot a man in Reno
Just to watch him die
Why would anyone shoot someone just to watch him die?
Submitted by: crazydon
Johnny Cash's, "Ring of Fire"
The Lyrics:
I fell into a burnin' ring of fire
I went down, down, down
And the flames went higher
When I heard this as a kid, I thought he was singing about physically burning.
Submitted by: VitaminB6

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