On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross the emblem of suffering and shame

And I love that old cross where the dearest and best

For a word of lost sinners were slain

[ steel ]

I will cherish the old rugged cross till my trophies at last I lay down

I will cling to the old rugged cross and exchange it some day for a crown
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The Old Rugged Cross Lyrics

Merle Haggard – The Old Rugged Cross Lyrics

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