Preacher Man

Album: Son of a Preacher Man (2009)
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  • I'm a son of a preacher man
    Everybody calls him Brother Jim
    Seem like I spend my life
    Trying to live up to him

    Week he taught me wrong from right
    But Lord knows I still sin
    Hey I'm the son of a preacher man

    Daddy said that the narrow road
    Was the only road to take
    But now I make my living on a tour bus
    Rolling down interstates

    All-nighters with cheaters and liars
    Can sometimes test your faith
    I'm still the son of a preacher man

    Well the good books say that Jesus ran with a party crowd
    So I believe and pray them Pearly Gates are still where I'm bound
    And I don't know if the life I chose make my daddy proud
    Of who I am
    I'm just the son of a preacher man

    Most Sunday mornings
    I spend getting over Saturday nights
    While he's down there preaching in the pulpit
    Singing, "I Saw The Light."

    And sometimes it's hard
    To look my mirror in the eye
    Knowing I'm the son of a preacher man

    Well the good books say that Jesus ran with a party crowd
    So I believe and pray them Pearly Gates are still where I'm bound
    And I don't know if the life I chose make my daddy proud
    Of who I am
    I'm just the son of a preacher man

    I'm just the son, I'm just the son
    Hey I'm the son
    Of a preacher man Writer/s: John D Rich, Vicky Lynn McGehee
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
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