I Walk the Line by Johnny Cash – Chords

I Walk the Line by Johnny Cash

Here are the chords and lyrics for Johnny Cash’s “I Walk the Line.” Check out our other easy guitar songs for beginners.

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-         B7                           E
I keep a close watch on this heart of mine
-         B7                      E
I keep my eyes wide open all the time
-          A                          E
I keep the ends out for the tie that binds
-              B7                E
Because you're mine, I walk the line

Walk up to an A chord:
A|-------0-
E|-0-2-4---

-         E7                     A
I find it very, very easy to be true
-         E7                          A
I find myself alone when each day is through
-           D                   A
Yes, I'll admit I'm a fool for you
-               E7                A
Because you're mine, I walk the line

Walk up to a D chord:
D|-------0-
A|-0-2-4---

-           A7                       D
As sure as night is dark and day is light
-          A7                       D
I keep you on my mind both day and night
-         G                                D
And happiness I've known proves that it's right
-              A7                D
Because you're mine, I walk the line

Walk down to an A chord:
D|-0--------
A|---4-2-0--

-            E7                      A
You've got a way to keep me on your side
-            E7                         A
You give me cause for love that I can't hide
-          D                             A
For you I know I'd even try to turn the tide
-               E7                A
Because you're mine, I walk the line

Walk down to an E chord:
A|-0--------
E|---4-2-0--

-         B7                           E
I keep a close watch on this heart of mine
-         B7                      E
I keep my eyes wide open all the time
-           A                         E
I keep the ends out for the tie that binds
-               B7               E
Because you're mine, I walk the line

A|-2---2---2---2-----
E|---0---0---0-------