Matthew Song Lyrics

John Denver


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: John Denver
album: Track 3 in album Back Home Again
release date: 1974-6
popularity : 116 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Country/Soft Rock
length: 3:43

Album Information

label: RCA
country(area): United States
format: Cassette
barcode: 0078635762440
script: Latin

Cover Art

John Denver Back Home Again cover art


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Had an uncle named Matthew
He was his father's only boy
Born just South of Cobly, Kansas
He was his mother's pride and joy

Yes, and joy was just the thing that he was raised on
Love is just the way to live and die
Gold is just a windy Kansas wheat-field
And blue is just a Kansas summer sky

And all the stories that he told me
Back when I was just a lad
All the memories that he gave me
All the good times that he had


Track Listing

Cassette 1
  • 1 Back Home Again
  • 2 On the Road
  • 3 Matthew
  • 4 Thank God I'm a Country Boy
  • 5 Annie's Song
  • 6 Grandma's Feather Bed
  • 7 Sweet Surrender
  • 8 This Old Guitar