Just Out of Reach Lyrics

Willie Nelson


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: V.f. (pappy) Stewart
album: Track 2 in album City of New Orleans
release date: 1984
popularity : 8 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country
length: 3:37

Cover Art

Willie Nelson City of New Orleans cover art
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Love that runs away from me
Dreams that just won't let me be
Blues that keep on botherin' me
Chains that just won't set me free
Too far away from you and all your charms
Just out of reach of my two empty arms

Each night in dreams I see your face
Memories time can't erase
I awake and find you gone
I'm so blue and all alone
So far away from lips so sweet and warm
Just out of reach of my two empty arms

That ol' lonesome feelin' all the time
I know you'll never be mine
Dreams that hurt me in my sleep
I mean vows that we just couldn't keep

Too far away from you and all your charms
Just out of reach of my two empty arms


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 City of New Orleans
  • 2 Just Out of Reach
  • 3 Good Time Charlie's Got the Blues
  • 4 Why Are You Picking on Me?
  • 5 She's Out of My Life
  • 6 Cry
  • 7 Please Come to Boston
  • 8 It Turns Me Inside Out
  • 9 Wind Beneath My Wings
  • 10 Until It's Time for You to Go