Willie Nelson - I'm A Memory Lyrics




I'm a game that you used to play
I'm a plan that you didn't lay so well
I'm a fire that burns in your mind
Close your eyes I'm a memory
I'm a love that you know from a song
I'm a voice on a green telephone
And I'm a day that lasted so long
Close your eyes I'm a memory
[guitar]
I'm a dream that comes with the night
And I'm a face that fades with the light
And I'm a tear that falls out of sight
Close your eyes I'm a memory





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  1. Mandy Mine

    Always loved this song, still do. Thanks for posting this.

  2. Jason Atkins

    I like the orchestra in the background.

  3. GrindFreakMike

    good tune, but theres so many different versions of this song and id say the one I heard from mid 70's was better, id like to hear it again but cant find it, all I know is it was song #18 off of a greatest hits album, but cant find it ,if some one knows about this please post it

  4. Steve Nesmith

    I like this original version much better than the later ones Willie put out without the orchestra music.

  5. dana balderree

    ty...this is a favorite of mine

    J.W. Gauntt

    very welcome

  6. don shields

    Boy this brings back great memories...driving to work in Chattanooga on my new 1971 Dodge demon with the am radio playing Willie singing I'm a memory...just great!

  7. Ruth Boykin

    I do not remember hearing this before! A great song, by the awesome Willie Nelson! Thanks

    J.W. Gauntt

    you're very welcome Ruth, i appreciate you listening

  8. A Reese

    Willie is a National Treasure!! Thanks for posting it's one of his best!!!

    J.W. Gauntt

    very welcome

  9. Tibor Mészáros

    I'm sorry Willie, but I do like Brenda's version much better. In my opinion this is rather a female song

    musicman201047

    Tibor Mészáros I'm sorry,but YOU'RE TOTALLY WAY OFF THE MARK! This version by Willie IS the best,underscored by Willie's magnificent guitar solo.This version ROCKS! Brenda Lee's version doesn't even come close!

  10. David Liu

    Ironically Willy is far from just a memory

  11. steve jackley

    the oldest country music singer alive.. love ya willie

  12. Sam Little

    Close your eyes

  13. the winner

    Great post Jack!  Wonderful to see you posting some Willie!

    J.W. Gauntt

    @the winner appreciate you listening

  14. Károlyné Szépvölgyi

    Kedves Jack szeretem az énekes dalait,
    Ez a dal és zene nagyon tetszett.
    Köszönettel Klára Szépvölgyi

    J.W. Gauntt

    you're welcome Clare, i appreciate you listening

  15. Howell Osborne

    Great song!

    J.W. Gauntt

    appreciate you listening Howell