Billy-Ray was a Preacher's son,
And when his daddy would visit he'd come along,
When they gathered round and started talking,
That's when Billy would take me walking,
Through the back yard we'd go walking,
Then he'd look into my eyes,
Lord knows to my suprise:

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.

Being good isn't always easy,
No matter how hard I tried,
When he started sweet talking to me,
he'd come tell me everything is alright,
he'd kiss and tell me everything is alright,
Can I get away again tonight?.

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.

How well I remember,
The look that was in his eyes,
Stealing kisses from me on the sly,
Taking time to make time,
Telling me that he's all mine,
Learning from each others knowing,
Lookin' to see how much we've grown and

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.



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    General CommentTHIS IS NOT JANIS JOPLIN. TAKE IT OFF NOW!
    dancingdayson October 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is not a Janis Joplin Song AT ALL!!!
    parsons18on December 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentSomeone tags a Dusty Springfield song as being Janis Joplin's and distributes in on Kazaa... and apparently that's good enough reason to post the lyrics as hers, all over the internet. People should check their sources, honestly.
    Lindentreeon May 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentSomeone tags a Dusty Springfield song as being Janis Joplin's and distributes in on Kazaa... and apparently that's good enough reason to post the lyrics as hers, all over the internet. People should check their sources, honestly.
    Lindentreeon May 12, 2007   Link

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