Who Sang By the Time I Get to Phoenix? Isaac Hayes

Isaac Hayes Hot Buttered Soul cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1969
Genre: Electronic Jazz Funk / Soul
Style: Jazz-Funk/Soul/Disco
length: 18:42
producer: Al Bell, Allen Jones and Marvell Thomas
composer: Jimmy Webb
lyricist: Jimmy Webb
By the time I get to Phoenix she'll be rising
She'll find the note I left hangin' on her door
She'll laugh when she reads the part that says I'm leavin'
'Cause I've left that girl so many times before

By the time I make Albuquerque she'll be working
She'll prob'ly stop at lunch and give me a call
But she'll just hear that phone keep on ringin'
Off the wall that's all

By the time I make Oklahoma she'll be sleepin'
She'll turn softly and call my name out loud
And she'll cry just to think I'd really leave her
Tho' time and time I try to tell her so
She just didn't know I would really go.

Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Walk On By
  • 2 Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic
  • 3 One Woman
  • 4 By the Time I Get to Phoenix