How well I remember
The look that was in his eyes
Stealin' kisses from me on the sly
Takin' time to make time
Tellin' me that he's all mine

Dusty Springfield - Son of a Preacher Man lyrics meaning

Meaning

But the preacher's son also brings the girl comfort. He's picked up a few tricks from his dad in confession and knows how to tell her everything's going to be okay. That said, he has a cheeky side himself, stealing kisses from her when his dad isn't looking.

The coy flirtatious vibe of the song made it a perfect fit for the scenes between John Travolta and Uma Thurman in Pulp Fiction. It's use in the film reinvigorated the song's popularity and sent it back into the charts.

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