The Man Comes Around (song)
|"The Man Comes Around"|
|Song by Johnny Cash|
|from the album American IV: The Man Comes Around|
|Genre||Country, Americana, folk|
|Label||American Recordings / Universal|
"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. Both sung and spoken, the song makes numerous Biblical references, especially to the Book of Revelation.
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- Brinkley, T (2006 Oct 15), The New York times (review) https://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/15/books/review/Brinkley.t.html,
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- 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".