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I Hung My Head - Casting Crowns Chords

  • Album:
    Mercury Falling
  • Genre:
    Christian, Christian Rock, Worship, Contemporary Christian, Casting Crowns
  • Tablature Type:

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"I Hung My Head" is a murder ballad written by the singer-songwriter Sting and released on the album Mercury Falling. In 2002, Johnny Cash covered the song in the album American IV: The Man Comes Around along with several other contemporary songs.

The song begins describing a young man who takes his brother's rifle out onto the hill early one morning, with time to kill (an idiomatic phrase originating from The Bible foreshadowing the event of the rider's death) to practice his aim. Read more on

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