Johnny Cash - Delia's Gone Lyrics




Delia, oh, Delia Delia all my life
If I hadn't have shot poor
Delia I'd have had her for my wife
Delia's gone, one more round Delia's gone

I went up to Memphis
And I met Delia there Found her in her parlor
And I tied to her chair
Delia's gone, one more round Delia's gone

She was low down and trifling
And she was cold and mean
Kind of evil make me want to Grab my sub machine
Delia's gone, one more round Delia's gone

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

So if you woman's devilish
You can let her run
Or you can bring her down and do her
Like Delia got done
Delia's gone, one more round Delia's gone





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  1. _Harry Potter is the best_

    I showed this to my friends mom xD

  2. Corinne Barca

    Perceived school performance and social effects are explored.


    The effect of parental know-how is also investigated.

  3. dmacville

    in todays' me-too climate,you could not release this song.

  4. Dennis Gaffney

    My name is Dennis

  5. 777_theprogamers_77 7

    Wait iffy johnny cash changed his name to delia cash he would shoot himself twice after tieing himself too a chair and still hear his own feet move at night and haunt himself

  6. 777_theprogamers_77 7

    There was story I read it went like this i think his name was Bob OK

    There was a man named Bob a Welthy man as happy as could be he smiled as he walked down the street and waved at the people with a smile as warm as a hug until one night he put a bullet thorough his head

  7. Dante Bond

    "This song get's dark quick" I said to my dad in the car. "Yeah" my dad laughed and said.

    Marcos Leite

    15 year old who's mother "left" when he was just a baby: "i wonder if mom is ok. . ."
    Dad - laughs "haha yeah she's great"

  8. Chris P

    Girls if your name is Dehlia
    Don't come on here to post
    I'll let it slide the first time
    But the second time, you're toast
    Dehlia's gone
    One more round
    Dehlia's gone

  9. Jayson Raphael Murdock

    "He shouldn't have shot that chick, she was pretty hot."

    Robot Force GO!

    But she was low down and triflin.

    Dok Scrofula

    "Yeah heh heh, that's why I subgested it."

  10. Murphy's Law

    Every mans dream

  11. jaime Sanchez

    My name is Jaime.......thank God for Johnny Cash....

  12. brian5o

    I had no idea that this song was as old as it is. It was released in 1962. For some prospective, the first Ford Mustang was sold in 1964, 2 years later and the first Camaro in 1967, 5 years later. Wow, just wow!!!

  13. brian5o

    This is one of the finest love songs I’ve ever heard.

  14. Delia Fritch

    Hello all my fellow Delia’s! Fun fact: I was named after this song

    Delia Kibbe

    Delia Fritch same!!

  15. Graham

    Delia fucking died

  16. Matt Barsan

    Shoot that bitch Johnny.

  17. Sumanta Nandi

    Ed kempher

  18. dean b

    Delia was just a triflin ho

  19. LK 83

    Lyrics :

    Delia, oh, Delia Delia all my life 
    If I hadn't have shot poor 
    Delia I'd have had her for my wife 
    Delia's gone, one more round Delia's gone

    I went up to Memphis 
    And I met Delia there Found her in her parlor 
    And I tied to her chair 
    Delia's gone, one more round Delia's gone

    She was low down and trifling 
    And she was cold and mean 
    Kind of evil make me want to Grab my sub machine 
    Delia's gone, one more round Delia's gone

    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

    So if you woman's devilish 
    You can let her run 
    Or you can bring her down and do her 
    Like Delia got done 
    Delia's gone, one more round Delia's gone

  20. Hismajesty's Kingdom

    His stories invoke the beauty of humans but like this song he also speaks of the darker side of human nature. Kindred Spirit Cash is....believe it... yeah

    Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

    it's about 14 year old African American boy named Moses Houston, shooting his 14 year old girlfriend Delia Green in Christmas eve of 1900...so the song got popular with Blind Willie Mctell as a Blues song in the 20s, since he knew the sad story and heard various local songs about it since he lived near were it happened as a child, and the murder was common knowledge in that area for years...Then there was a folk revival and it was remade as a folk song in the 50s, with lyrical changes, and was covered by Bob dylan, johnny cash, waylon, and many others

  21. Stan Evel

    #metoo wouldn't like this!!

  22. Alyssa Gullickson

    😩😩😳😡😠😠😡😩😦😦😤🤑😌😛😝

  23. Alyssa Gullickson

    ,🌌🌌, 😋😔😜😉🗻🏕️🗻🏝️🏛️🏙️🏙️

  24. Kal 512

    My name is Sue, how do you do?

    Feels Man

    Now you gonna dah!

  25. ne one_ _

    I wonder if OJ ever listens to this song

    Elijah Phillips

    Hey dumbass that's not FUCKING funny

    Tyler Picket Pin

    @Elijah Phillips what, too soon for you? Are you still trembling about the Dahlia murder in your upstanding good neighborhood?

    Feels Man

    @Elijah Phillips
    Yes it fucking is

    Nick M

    @Elijah Phillips I think its hilarious

    brian5o

    @Elijah Phillips It's been well over 22.3 years so it definitely IS funny. I will say though, I think OJ was a little bigger fan of cutlery than guns though.

  26. Tracy

    My Name is Dealia 😂

  27. Doug Malone

    You can't even tie up and shoot the old lady anymore. What's to become of this old world?

    jaime Sanchez

    Doug Malone ha ha ha...... Bravo sir Bravo

  28. heyyyyyynow

    Music today is so violent!

    Delia Kibbe

    heyyyyyynow dude this song is almost 100 years old

    heyyyyyynow

    I guess you missed the sarcasm!

    Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

    This song was originally a Blues song from the 20s...Boi the old Blues(especially early blues from the 1920s-30s or before) was more violent than any modern shit

  29. 綾子

    my name is Johnny

  30. BBnanner

    Gangsta Rap

  31. delianaval

    My name is Delia and I don't mind the title of this song though others may find the title and lyrics horrific. Sooner or later we'll all be gone but most don't know how. :)

    Rainer Strässle

    That is a nice name

    john oconnor

    I'm glad your not offended. To all the haters though, Johnny was a tortured soul like alot of us. This song is touching on the darker side of " the man in black". He was a kind and loving husband and father.

    me Me

    delianaval well this is creepier
    Then the lyricis “ all around my bed I hear the patter of Delia’s feet”

  32. Duke _of_destruction_

    bye bye bitch!!!

  33. Atlas Lawden

    no ones gonna comment on how fucked up this song is? xD

    MGB

    Where Used to Love Her was funny and cheesy, this is OH SHIT

  34. Delia Swales

    My name is Delia but it sadly isn't pronounced like this

  35. Kenpachi Kurosake

    poor delia

    Delia Kibbe

    Kenpachi Kurosake yeah sucks to be me

  36. Charlise Edwards

    This was base on a true case when a 14 year old boy shot and kill his 14 year old girlfriend name Delia

    heyyyyyynow

    I don't believe you

    Master Samurai

    I got this new tune I'm work in on.
    .. it's called " fuck off story man". It's a true story about this twat online! Now back to my song

    Waylon Frazee

    I believe u

  37. Jimmy Welch

    love John

  38. Amber Harris

    I like Johnny Cash, his voice is not conventionally good, but it rocks

    Mitch Rought

    Amber Harris his voice is perfect

    Night Man

    Amber Harris his voice is awesome

    pyroelves

    His voice is one of the most classic examples of a good voice though...

    Susie Day

    Amber Harris that's part of the charm of it.

  39. deesoto73

    Delia's not gone! I'm here! In Florida!

  40. Redmule123

    Apparently everyone is named delia except for me

    綾子

    my name is Delia. Delia forever. Delia for 97 more years, delia all day. Delia will never be gone

  41. Delia Gabrielle

    all the Delias united here.

  42. Discounted Delia

    my name is Delia and i can confirm Johnny Cash has not tied me to a chair and shot me twice

    Pyrovon Fire

    so then he had you for his wife?

    Aienhel

    he did, you just don't remember xD

    Mark Campbell

    I need proof of that fact.

    Noah Ahmad

    Delia Green

    Jason Davila

    Well thats a god send

  43. Delia Rec.journey

    I loved his music always but when one of his songs has my name in it... well what can I say <3

    spunyballs

    +Delia Hernandez yer he killed u... what can u say you're dead :(

    Delia Rec.journey

    +spunyballs that's right!

    Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

    Marijn van der Zaag it's about 14 year old African American boy named Moses Houston, shooting his 14 year old girlfriend Delia Green(also black) in Christmas eve of 1900...so the song originated from Blind Willie Mctell as a Blues song in the 20s, since he knew the sad story since he lived near were it happened as a child, and the murder was common knowledge in that area for years...Then there was a folk revival and it was remade as a folk song in the 50s, then bob dylan, johnny cash, and Waylon covered this song years after it was made

    Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

    Blind Willie Mctell wrote the original song in the 20s, then the song was converted to a folk song in the 50s(which caused the lyrics to change...which is the lyrics johnny sings in this song)...Johnny didn't write this song

    Marcos Leite

    You can say nothing . . . you can buy a plain ticket and u better run from that sub machine.

  44. Charles Chandler

    A 'gone' girl..!..:)O(:..

  45. デリア

    Can't believe Johnny Cash shot me

    ArieTemmes

    @shortsideoflife Nah, Johnny would've finished the job.

  46. Remember

    Johnny Cash

  47. Artemisia Glauci

    this is really freaky because my name is delia... :(

    ArieTemmes

    @Delia C. But there is also the C of vitamin C, very healthy.

    Merle's Hand

    this was a cover written by your old man

  48. Donald Matson

    Really like Johnny's version of it, clean as can be, but Blind Blake also has a great one.