Jeremiah Johnson … made his way into the mountains …

28 Aug

The Ballad of Jeremiah Johnson – Tim McIntire

Jeremiah Johnson made his way into the mountains
Bettin’ on forgettin’ all  the troubles that he knew
The trail was wide and narrow
And the eagle  or the sparrow
Showed the path he was to follow as they flew.
A  mountain man’s a lonely man
And he leaves a life behind
It ought to  have been different, but oftimes you will find,
That the story doesn’t  always go that way you had in mind.
Jeremiah’s story was that kind. . .
Jeremiah’s story was that kind.

The Way that you Wander … Tim McIntire  

The way that you wander is the way  that you choose,
The day that you tarry is the day that you lose.
Sunshine or thunder, a man will always wonder.
Where the fair wind blows.

Jeremiah Johnson (Vocal Mix #2): Tim McIntire 

An Indian says you search in vain for what you cannot find.
He says  you’ll find a thousand ways for runnin’ down your time.
An Indian didn’t  scream it, he said it in a song,
And he’s never been known to be wrong.
He’s never been known to be wrong.

14 Responses to “Jeremiah Johnson … made his way into the mountains …”

  1. Mohamad kasem October 17, 2013 at 7:49 am #

    Love the movie, beautiful land scape, Robert Redford, nice story don’t mind watch it over and over again .

    • jcalberta October 17, 2013 at 12:44 pm #


      You’re absolutely right. Wonderful movie. And I’ve watched it many times.
      It’s on TV quite often and if come across it, it’s hard not to watch it again – with it’s many classic scenes.
      Happy viewing my friend !

  2. Jerry Garland Brown September 20, 2014 at 3:54 pm #

    May be my all time favorite movie!

    • jcalberta September 20, 2014 at 6:44 pm #

      In was on TV again today. It’s a classic

  3. Mike March 25, 2015 at 7:34 pm #

    I have been looking everywhere for some of the soundtrack to the movie on mp3 but no such luck. You have any suggestions?

  4. Babat April 14, 2016 at 2:25 pm #

    I’ve seen this mowie I was 12 in 72, in France ! Three years ago I wanted seen it again witth my son and my wife, but they do’nt like it….for me it’ s very important mowie, a very stong story, now I’m singing “the way that you wander is the way that you choose” with my very frenchy accent..

    • jcalberta April 14, 2016 at 3:11 pm #

      Mom Ami …

      Use this to convert YouTube to MP3:

      Thank you for your comment!

      • Babat April 15, 2016 at 1:10 am #

        Than you my friend !
        could you say me where is the statue of Jeremiah ?

  5. jcalberta April 15, 2016 at 10:23 am #

    The gravesite and statue of “Liver Eating” Johnson is at Cody, Wyoming, not far from Yellowstone National Park.

  6. Grant bennett July 23, 2016 at 5:44 pm #

    Could you guys put all those songs from Jeremiah Johnson movie 1972
    On iTunes

    • jcalberta July 26, 2016 at 7:25 am #

      Howdy Grant.
      That’s where I got them.
      But I’ll check it out when I get back and see what I can do.

  7. elfidd / The Rooster September 15, 2016 at 11:43 am #

    ANd all this time I thought he was a Bull Frog.

    • jcalberta September 16, 2016 at 9:05 am #

      LoL ! He’s a rich bullfrog now. Made a few good movies too.
      Jeremiah Johnson is a Western Favorite.

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