Who Kept The Sheep Song Lyrics and Chords

Johnny Cash


Who Kept The Sheep Song Lyrics and Chords by Johnny Cash


[chordpress float=”none” format=”yes” hbnotation=”no” interactive=”no” transpose=”0″]Who Kept The Sheep
Written and Recorded by Johnny Cash

[C]The shepherds afar [G7]left their flocks by [C]night
[F]Followed the [G7]new star by its [F]heavenly [C]light
Did the [G7]lambs fear the [C]wolves did they [G7]lay down and [C]sleep
[F]Who kept the [C]sheep [G7]who kept the [C]sheep
Did robbers not steal or [G7]did they fear the [C]light
That the [F]shepherds had [C]followed [F]night after [C]night
[G7]Did they not [C]stray [G7]did little lambs [C]weep
[F]Who kept the [C]sheep [G7]who kept the [C]sheep
Under the new star [G7]the new Savior [C]lay
[F]In His dim [C]manger [F]He lay on the [C]hay
The [G7]shepherds that [C]came had a [G7]vigil to [C]keep
But [F]who kept the [C]sheep [G7]who kept the [C]sheep
[F]Who kept the [C]sheep [G7]who kept the [C]sheep[/chordpress]




Who sang the the song Who Kept The Sheep?
– The song Who Kept The Sheep was sang by Johnny Cash.


Who is Johnny Cash?
– John R. Cash (born J. R. Cash February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. Much of Cash’s music contained themes of sorrow, moral tribulation, and redemption, especially in the later stages of his career. He was known for his deep, calm bass-baritone voice, the distinctive sound of his Tennessee Three backing band characterized by train-like chugging guitar rhythms, a rebelliousness coupled with an increasingly somber and humble demeanor, free prison concerts, and a trademark all-black stage wardrobe which earned him the nickname “The Man in Black”.Born to poor cotton farmers in Kingsland, Arkansas, Cash rose to fame in the burgeoning rockabilly scene in Memphis, Tennessee, after four years in the Air Force. He traditionally began his concerts by simply introducing himself, “Hello, I’m Johnny Cash”, followed by “Folsom Prison Blues”, one of his signature songs. Alongside “Folsom Prison Blues”, his other signature songs include “I Walk the Line”, “Ring of Fire”, “Get Rhythm”, and “Man in Black”. He also recorded humorous numbers like “One Piece at a Time” and “A Boy Named Sue”, a duet with his future wife June called “Jackson” (followed by many further duets after their wedding), and railroad songs such as “Hey, Porter”, “Orange Blossom Special”, and “Rock Island Line”. During the last stage of his career, he covered songs by contemporary rock artists of the time his most notable covers were “Hurt” by Nine Inch Nails, “Rusty Cage” by Soundgarden and, “Personal Jesus” by Depeche Mode.
Cash is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide. His genre-spanning music embraced country, rock and roll, rockabilly, blues, folk, and gospel sounds. This crossover appeal earned him the rare honor of being inducted into the Country Music, Rock and Roll, and Gospel Music Halls of Fame.

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