The Promiseland

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The Promiseland
Studio album by Willie Nelson
Released 1986
Genre Country
Length 33:56
Label Columbia
Producer Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson chronology
The Promiseland
Island in the Sea

The Promiseland is a 1986 album by country singer Willie Nelson. It reached #1 on the US Country Albums chart.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars link

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Living in the Promiseland" (David Lynn Jones) – 3:18
  2. "I'm Not Trying to Forget You" (Willie Nelson) – 3:17
  3. "Here in My Heart" (David Lynn Jones) – 3:50
  4. "I've Got the Craziest Feeling" (Floyd Tillman) – 2:54
  5. "No Place But Texas" (Alex Harvey) – 3:22
  6. "You're Only in My Arms (To Cry on My Shoulder)" (Steve Nelson) – 3:16
  7. "Pass It On" (Steve Bivens, Dub Dickerson, C. Williams) – 3:10
  8. "Do You Ever Think of Me" (Earl Burtnett, John Cooper, Jerome Kern) – 2:17
  9. "Old Fashioned Love" (James P. Johnson, Cecil Mack) – 2:47
  10. "Basin Street Blues" (Spencer Williams) – 4:09
  11. "Bach Minuet in G" (Johann Sebastian Bach) – 1:36


Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1986) Peak position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
Preceded by
Whoever's in New England
by Reba McEntire
Top Country Albums number-one album
May 31 - June 7, 1986
Succeeded by
Will the Wolf Survive
by Waylon Jennings