Johnny Cash Sings “Mama Tried”

This clip features Johnny Cash singing the Merle Haggard original song titled “Mama Tried”. This audio is taken from The Johnny Cash show.

The first thing I remember knowing
Was a lonesome whistle blowing
And a young’un’s dream of growing up to ride
On a freight train leaving town
Not knowing where I’m bound
And no one could change my mind but Mama tried

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