The Man Comes Around (song)

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"The Man Comes Around"
Song by Johnny Cash
from the album American IV: The Man Comes Around
GenreCountry, Americana, folk
LabelAmerican Recordings / Universal
Songwriter(s)Johnny Cash

"The Man Comes Around" is a song from Johnny Cash's American IV: The Man Comes Around album, released in 2002. It was actually written a few years earlier; however, Cash updated it for the album. It is one of the last songs Cash wrote before his death.[1] Both sung and spoken, the song makes numerous Biblical references, especially to the Book of Revelation.[2]

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  1. Brinkley, T (2006 Oct 15), The New York times (review), one of his last original compositions Check date values in: |date= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help).
  2. In the album's liner notes, Cash states that the song is "based, loosely, on the book of Revelation, with a couple of lines or a chorus, from other biblical sources".

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