Son of a Preacher Man

Dusty Springfield

Page
134
Tempo
80
Year
1968
E A B B7 D E7 D7
E A B B7 D E7 D7
Intro
E
E
E
E
Verse 1
E
Billy Ray was a preacher's son
And when his
A
daddy would visit he'd
E
come along
When they'd gather 'round and started talking
B
That's when Billy would take me walking
A-through the back yard we'd go walking
Then he'd look into my eyes
B7
Lord knows to my surprise
Chorus
The
E
only one who could ever reach me
A
Was the son of a
E
preacher man
The
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only boy who could ever teach me
A
Was the son of a
E
preacher man
Yes he
E
was, he
B
was,
A
mmm, yes he was
Instrumental
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E
Verse 2
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Being good isn't always easy
A
No matter how hard I'd
E
try
When he started sweet-talkin' to me
B
He'd come and tell me everything is all right
He'd kiss and tell me everything is all right
B7
Can I get away again tonight
Chorus
The
E
only one who could ever reach me
A
Was the son of a
E
preacher man
The
E
only boy who could ever teach me
A
Was the son of a
E
preacher man
Yes he
E
was, he
B
was,
A
mmm, yes he was
Bridge
Yes, he
D
was
D
How well I remember
A
The look was in his eyes
Stealin' kisses from me on the sly
B
Takin' time to make time
Tellin' me that he's all mine
E
Learnin' from each other's knowin'
E7
Look at us here, how much we've grown
Chorus
And the
A
only one who could ever reach me
D
Was the son of a
A
preacher man
The
A
only boy who could ever teach me
D
Was the son of a
A
preacher man
Yes he
A
was, he
E
was,
D7
ooh yes he was
Outro
And the
A
only one who could ever reach me
D
Was the son of a
A
preacher man
And the
A
only one who could ever reach me
D
Was the son of a
A
preacher man