Teach Me How to Pray Song Lyrics

Jim Reeves


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Kathryn Twitty
album: Track 3 in album God Be With You
release date:
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genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country/Gospel/Vocal/Ballad
length: 1:41
producer: Chet Atkins
performer: Jim Reeves
engineer: Bob Farris
writer: Kathryn Twitty

Album Information

label: RCA Camden
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Jim Reeves God Be With You cover art


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(Daddy my daddy teach me how to pray)
One night a sleepy little boy knelt beside my bed
He smiled and looked into my eyes and this is what he said
Daddy my daddy you've taught me lots today
So daddy my daddy teach me how to pray

You brought me home a brand new kite showed me how to fly
And there ain't no wonder kid who's dad can knock a ball so high
I'd like to thank God for you but I don't know what to say
So daddy my daddy teach me how to pray

I'd had to turn and leave his room he began to cry
I didn't want my boy to know but so did I
His best pal forsaken him but what was there to say
For daddy yes daddy had forgotten how to pray


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 How Long Has It Been
  • 2 A Beautiful Life
  • 3 Teach Me How to Pray
  • 4 In the Garden
  • 5 The Flowers, the Sunset, the Trees
  • 6 It Is No Secret
  • 7 Padre of Old San Antone
  • 8 Precious Memories
  • 9 Suppertime
  • 10 Whispering Hope
  • 11 Evening Prayer
  • 12 God Be With You