Willie Nelson - A Song for You Lyrics

Willie Nelson Shotgun Willie cover art
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I've been so many places in my life and time
I've sung a lot of songs, I've made some bad rhyme
I've acted out my life in stages
With ten thousand people watching
But we're alone now and I'm singin' this song for you

I know your image of me is what I hope to be, baby
I've treated you unkindly but girl can't you see
There's no one more important to me
So darling can't you please see through me
'Cause we're alone now and I'm singin' my song for you

You taught me precious secrets of the truth, withholdin' nothin'
You came out in front and I was hiding
But now I'm so much better so if my words don't come together
Listen to the melody cause my love's in there hiding

I love you in a place where there's no space or time
I love you for my life, 'cause you're a friend of mine
And when my life is over, remember when we were together
We were alone and I was singin' my song for you

I love you in a place where there's no space or time
I've loved you for my life, yes, you're a friend of mine
And when my life is over, remember when we were together
We were alone and I was singin' my song for you, yes
We were alone and I was singin' this song for you, baby
We were alone and I was singin' my song,
Singin' my song, singin' my song, singin' my song
Singin' my song

Track Listing
Vinyl 1
  • 1 Shotgun Willie
  • 2 Whiskey River
  • 3 Sad Songs and Waltzes
  • 4 Local Memory
  • 5 Slow Down Old World
  • 6 Stay All Night (Stay a Little Longer)
  • 7 Devil in a Sleepin' Bag
  • 8 She's Not for You
  • 9 Bubbles in My Beer
  • 10 You Look Like the Devil
  • 11 So Much to Do
  • 12 A Song for You


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Willie Nelson
    album: Track 12 in album Shotgun Willie
    release date: 1973
    popularity : 79 users have visited this page.
    genres: Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Country/Folk
    length: 4:20
    Album Information
    label: Atlantic
    country(area): United States
    format: Vinyl
    script: Latin