Promised Land" is a song lyric written by Chuck Berry to the melody of "Wabash Cannonball", an American folk song. The song was first recorded in this version by Chuck Berry in 1964 for his album St. Louis to Liverpool. Released in December, 1964, it was Berry's first single issued following his prison term for a Mann Act conviction. The record peaked at in the Billboard charts on January 16, 1965.
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On this page you can listen to mp3 music free or download album or mp3 track to your PC, phone or tablet. Release title: Chuck Berry - Promised Land. Photo of Chuck Berry - Promised Land. More albums of Chuck Berry: Little Marie, Go, Bobby Soxer. Dear Dad. Genre is Rock.
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Sure as you're born, they bought me a silk suit Put a luggage in my hands And I woke up high over Albuquerque On a jet to the promised land. Workin' on a t-bone steak a la carte Flyin' over to the Golden State And the pilot told us in thirteen minutes He would send us to the terminal gate. Ah, swing low, chariot, come down easy Taxi to the terminal zone Cut your engines and cool your wings And let me make it to the telephone. Los Angeles give me Norfolk, Virginia Tidewater four-ten-oh-nine Tell the folks back home this is the promised land calling And the poor boy's on the.
Album: St. Louis to Liverpool (1964). Charted: 26 41. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. Berry wrote this when he was serving time in jail for transporting a girl across state lines for immoral purposes. He had to borrow an atlas of the US from the prison library to plot his hero's journey from Virginia to California. In this song, Berry tells the tale of a poor boy who heads to California from his home in Norfolk, Virginia. The journey takes by bus, train and airplane through much of the United States.
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Written-By – Chuck Berry Music, Inc.
Things I Used To Do
Written-By – E. Jones*
Chess Producing Corp.
Blue gradient label crediting "Promise Land" on side A.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
Matrix / Runout (Label side A): 13049
Matrix / Runout (Label side B): 12910
Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched): CH 1916 13049 ☆
Promised Land / Things I Used To Do (7", Single, Promo)
Promised Land (7", Single)
The Promised Land (7")
Promised Land / Things I Used To Do (7", Single)
Chess International, Funckler
Promised Land (7", Single, Red)
Performer:Chuck Berry Genre: Rock Title: Promise Land Country: US Released: 1965 Style: Rock & Roll MP3 version ZIP size: 1414 mb FLAC version RAR size: 1553 mb Rating: 4.1 Votes: 529 Other Formats: MP1 MOD AC3 DXD AA MP4 MP3