Sonny Got Caught in the Moonlight Song Lyrics

Robbie Robertson


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Robbie Robertson
album: Track 8 in album Robbie Robertson
release date: 1987-10-27
popularity : 50 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Alternative Rock/New Wave
length: 3:52
drums: Manu Katché
bass: Tony Levin
background vocals: Cary Butler and Rick Danko
guitar: Daniel Lanois and Bill Dillon
percussion: Manu Katché and Daniel Lanois

Album Information

label: Geffen Records
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 075992416023
script: Latin

Cover Art

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Sonny got caught in the moonlight
A wanted man with a haunted heart
Sonny found out the hard way

Playing for keeps, loser weeps
He said he'd come back when the lion sleeps

Struck by lightning, the fire is dying
And she called out your name
Sudden thunder, the sky is crying
Can't tell the tears from the rain

Sonny got caught in the moonlight
Paint graffiti on the subway wall
Sonny got lost in the blue night


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Fallen Angel
  • 2 Showdown at Big Sky
  • 3 Broken Arrow
  • 4 Sweet Fire of Love
  • 5 American Roulette
  • 6 Somewhere Down the Crazy River
  • 7 Hell’s Half Acre
  • 8 Sonny Got Caught in the Moonlight
  • 9 Testimony