From Graceland To The Promised Land written by Merle Haggard
c1977 Shade Tree Music, Inc.
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From the sun years of the Fifties and the birth of rock and roll,
Millions screamed to see him do his thing.
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Elvis touched the life of ev'ry ear that heard him,
And they couldn't help but listen when he sang.
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It's a long way from Memphis to that mansion in the sky,
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But he kept his faith in Jesus all along,
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It's a long way from Graceland across Jordan to the Promised Land,
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But Jesus fin'ly came to lead him home.