The Greatest Man I Never Knew

Reba McEntire


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Layng Jr. Martine, Richard C Leigh
album: Track 8 in album For My Broken Heart
release date: 1991-10-1
popularity : 4 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country
length: 3:16

Album Information

label: MCA Records
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 008811040024
script: Latin

Cover Art

Reba McEntire For My Broken Heart cover art


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The greatest man I never knew lived just down the hall,
He was in his paper. I was in my room.

He never had to much to say. Too much was on his mind.
Ev'rything he gave to us took all he had.
Then the days turned into years, and the mem'ries to black and white.

The man I thought could never die has been dead almost a year.
He never said he loved me. Guess he thought I knew.


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 For My Broken Heart
  • 2 Is There Life Out There
  • 3 Bobby
  • 4 He's in Dallas
  • 5 All Dressed Up (With Nowhere to Go)
  • 6 The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia
  • 7 Buying Her Roses
  • 8 The Greatest Man I Never Knew
  • 9 I Wouldn't Go That Far
  • 10 If I Had Only Known