Who Sang That's the Way It Was? Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen

Herb Pedersen Way Out West cover art
Release information
Release Date: 2002
length: 2:48

Way down on the old panhandle
That's where I met her you know
She moved here from Louisiana
And she could never let Louisiana go

She shot a fellow in Baton Rouge
And ran to Alabam'
But she found herself here in Texas
All alone on the Rio Grande

That's the way it was
I swear
If it's not the truth darling I'm your millionaire
That's the way it was
I swear
So baby please give me one more chance
That's the way it was

And that's where she made my connection
All the things she made me do
We ran from the cops we ran from judge
But I couldn't think of anyone but you

So that's how I found myself right here
Doing time in the county jail
All because of that Louisiana girl
Trying to find someone to pay my bail

My jailhouse lawyer spoke to me
For an hour just yesterday
He couldn't believe the fix I'm in
And you know how I know crime doesn't pay

CD 1
  • 1 Backporch Boy
  • 2 There You Go
  • 3 Invitation to the Blues
  • 4 No Longer a Sweetheart of Mine
  • 5 Problems
  • 6 Better Man That That
  • 7 The Old Cross Road
  • 8 Sugar Cane
  • 9 After All Is Said and Done
  • 10 You Done Me Wrong
  • 11 Save the Last Dance for Me
  • 12 Are You Missing Me?
  • 13 That's the Way It Was
  • 14 You're Learning
  • 15 Our Love It Don't Come Easy
  • 16 Good Year
  • 17 Backporch Boy (outro)

  • Release information
    label: Back Porch
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 724381197820
    script: Latin