Time of the Preacher Theme Lyrics

Willie Nelson


publisher: ©OBO APRA/AMCOS
album: Track 7 in album Red Headed Stranger
release date: 1975
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length: 0:27
composer: Willie Nelson
lyricist: Willie Nelson

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Of the choice of a lady and the love of a man.
How he loved her so dearly, he went out of his mind.
When she left him for someone, she'd left behind.

An' he cried like a baby;
He screamed like a panther in the middle of the night.
An' he saddled his pony,
An he went for a ride.

It was the time of the preacher in the year of 01.
Now the preachin' is over and the lesson's begun.

Instrumental close.

PART TWO:

But he could not forgive her,
Though he tried and tried and tried.
And the halls of his memories,
Still echo her lies.

He cried like a baby;
He screamed like a panther in the middle of the night.
An' he saddled his pony,
An he went for a ride.

It was the time of the preacher in the year of 01.
Now the lesson is over and the killin's begun.

PART THREE:

It was the time of the preacher in the year of 01.
An' just when you think it's all over, it's only begun.



Track Listing

  • 1 Time of the Preacher
  • 2 I Couldn't Believe It Was True
  • 3 Time of the Preacher Theme
  • 4 Medley: Blue Rock Montana / Red Headed Stranger
  • 5 Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain
  • 6 Red Headed Stranger
  • 7 Time of the Preacher Theme
  • 8 Just as I Am
  • 9 Denver
  • 10 O'er the Waves
  • 11 Down Yonder
  • 12 Can I Sleep in Your Arms?
  • 13 Remember Me
  • 14 Hands on the Wheel
  • 15 Bandera