Prairie Wedding Song Lyrics

Mark Knopfler

Mark Knopfler Sailing to Philadelphia cover art
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We only knew each other by letter
I went to meet her off the train
When the smoke had cleared and the dust was still
She was standing there and speaking my name
I guarantee she looked like an angel
I couldn't think of what I should say
But when Adam saw Eve in the garden
I believe he felt the selfsame way

I handed her up on the wagon
And I loaded up her trunk behind
She was sitting up there with the gold in her hair
And I tried to get a hold of my mind

Do you think that you could love me Mary

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 What It Is
  • 2 Sailing to Philadelphia
  • 3 Who's Your Baby Now
  • 4 Baloney Again
  • 5 The Last Laugh
  • 6 Do America
  • 7 Silvertown Blues
  • 8 El Macho
  • 9 Prairie Wedding
  • 10 Wanderlust
  • 11 Speedway at Nazareth
  • 12 Junkie Doll
  • 13 Sands of Nevada
  • 14 One More Matinee


  • credits


    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Mark Knopfler
    album: Track 9 in album Sailing to Philadelphia
    release date: 2000-9-25
    popularity : 63 users have visited this page.
    genres: Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Blues Rock/Country Rock/Classic Rock
    length: 4:27
    vocal: Gillian Welch and David Rawlings
    performer: Gillian Welch
    pedal steel guitar: Paul Franklin
    composer: Mark Knopfler
    lyricist: Mark Knopfler

    Album Information

    label: Mercury Records
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 731454298124
    script: Latin