Willie Nelson - Sad Songs and Waltzes Lyrics

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I'm writing a song all about you
A true song as real as my tears
But you've no need to fear it
'Cause no one will hear it
'Cause sad songs and waltzes
Aren't selling this year
I'll tell all about how you cheated
I'd like to the whole world to hear
I'd like to get even with you
'Cause you're leavin'
And songs and waltzes
Aren't selling this year
It's a good thing that I'm not a star
You don't know how lucky you are
Though my record may say it
No one will play it
'Cause sad songs and waltzes
Aren't selling this year

Well it's a good thing that I'm not a star
You don't know how lucky you are
Though my record may say it
No one will play it
'Cause sad songs and waltzes
Aren't selling this year

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 3 in album Shotgun Willie
    release date: 1973
    popularity : 53 users have visited this page.
    genres: Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Country/Folk
    length: 3:09
    Album Information
    label: Atlantic
    country(area): United States
    format: Vinyl
    script: Latin