Pilgrims Progress Song Lyrics

Procol Harum


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Matthew Charles Fisher
album: Track 10 in album A Salty Dog
release date: 1969
popularity : 82 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Psychedelic Rock/Prog Rock/Classic Rock
length: 4:31

Album Information

label: A&M Records
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Procol Harum A Salty Dog cover art


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(fisher / reid)

I sat me down to write a simple story
Which maybe in the end became a song
In trying to find the words which might begin it
I found these were the thoughts I brought along

At first I took my weight to be an anchor
And gathered up my fears to guide me round
But then I clearly saw my own delusion
And found my struggles further bogged me down

In starting out I thought to go exploring
And set my foot upon the nearest road
In vain I looked to find the promised turning


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 A Salty Dog
  • 2 The Milk of Human Kindness
  • 3 Too Much Between Us
  • 4 The Devil Came From Kansas
  • 5 Boredom
  • 6 Juicy John Pink
  • 7 Wreck of the Hesperus
  • 8 All This and More
  • 9 Crucifiction Lane
  • 10 Pilgrims Progress