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GUEST,maple_leaf_boy Lyr Req/Add: The Walls of a Prison (Johnny Cash) (5) RE: WALLS OF A PRISON 16 Nov 08

This is a good song. I have it in the book "Johnny Cash: The Songs",
(a lyric book of just songs and poems that he wrote)
I first heard it when I watched the 1969 film Johnny Cash: The Man,
His World, His Music. (I remember that the second verse wasn't played in the movie, though).

When he sings "But I know a way for a man to go free", I'm reminded of
the line "I first set my sights on Sweet Molly Malone", from
Cockles and Mussels. (But just in the melody of that particular

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