Basin Street Blues

Willie Nelson


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Harry Warren, Mack Gordon
album: Track 10 in album The Promiseland
release date: 1986
popularity : 8 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country
length: 4:14

Album Information

country(area): United States
script: Latin

Cover Art

Willie Nelson The Promiseland cover art


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No won't you come along with me
Down the Mississippi
We'll take trip to the land of dreams
Floatin' down the river down to New Orleans

And the band'll be there to meet us
Oh, friends to greet us
That's where the light and the dark folks meet
A heaven on earth - they call it Basin Street

Basin Street is the street
Where the elite always meet
Out in New Orleans, the land of dreams
You'll never know how nice it seems
Or just how much it really means


Track Listing

  • 1 Living in the Promiseland
  • 2 I'm Not Trying to Forget You
  • 3 Here in My Heart
  • 4 I've Got the Craziest Feeling
  • 5 No Place but Texas
  • 6 You're Only in My Arms (To Cry on My Shoulder)
  • 7 Pass It On
  • 8 Do You Ever Think of Me
  • 9 Old Fashioned Love
  • 10 Basin Street Blues
  • 11 Bach Minuet in G