Billy Ray was a preacher's son and when his daddy would visit he'd come along
When they gathered round and started talkin' that's when Billy would take me walkin'
Out through the backyard we'd go walkin'
And then he'd look into my eyes and Lord know to my surprise
The only one who could ever reach me was the son of a preacher man
The only boy who could ever teach me was the son of a preacher man
Yes he was he was oh yes he was
Bein' good isn't always easy no matter how hard I try
When he started sweet talkin' to me he'd come and tell me everything is alright
He'd kiss and tell me everything's alright and can we get away again tonight
The only one who...
Son Of A Preacher Man Lyrics