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Johnny Cash

Jackson (2:47)

"Jackson" is a song, written in 1963 by Jerry Leiber and Billy Edd Wheeler, about a married couple who find (according to the lyrics) that the "fire" has gone out of their relationship. The song relates the desire of both partners to travel to a city named "Jackson" where they each expect to be welcomed as someone far better suited to the city's lively night life than the other is. Although several towns named…

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We got married in a fever, hotter than a pepper sprout,
We've been talkin' 'bout Jackson, ever since the fire went out.
I'm goin' to Jackson, I'm gonna mess around,
Yeah, I'm goin' to Jackson,

Johnny Cash - Jackson Lyrics


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