‘Time of the Preacher,’ by Willie Nelson

 

Song Name: Time of the Preacher
Artist Name: Willie Nelson
Album: Red Headed Stranger
Songwriter(s): W Nelson
Release Date: January 1, 1975
Label: Legacy Recordings

Time of the Preacher
Lyrics and music by Willie Nelson

It was the time of the preacher when the story began
Of the choice of a lady and the love of a man
How he loved her so dearly, he went out of his mind
When she left him for someone, she’d left behind

An’ he cried like a baby
He screamed like a panther in the middle of the night
An’ he saddled his pony
An he went for a ride

It was the time of the preacher in the year of 01
Now the preachin’ is over and the lesson’s begun

But he could not forgive her
Though he tried and tried and tried
And the halls of his memories
Still echo her lies

He cried like a baby
He screamed like a panther in the middle of the night
An’ he saddled his pony
An he went for a ride

It was the time of the preacher in the year of 01
Now the lesson is over and the killin’s begun

It was the time of the preacher in the year of 01

2 Responses to “‘Time of the Preacher,’ by Willie Nelson”

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  2. Baby Albums says:

    BMG celebration of Willie Nelson 75th Birthday (on April 30th), track Best Of CD will be released at the same time as he returns for UK tour dates. Baby Albums

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