True Grit

Album: True Grit Soundtrack (1969)
Charted: 35
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  • One day, little girl, the sadness will leave your face
    As soon as you've won you'll fight to get justice done
    Some days little girl you'll wonder what life's about
    But other's have known few battles are won alone
    So, you'll look around to find
    Someone who's kind, someone who is fearless like you
    The pain of it will ease a bit
    When you find a man with true grit

    One day you will rise and you won't believe your eyes
    You'll wake up and see
    A world that is fine and free
    Though summer seems far away
    You will find the sun one day

    Though summer seems far away
    But you'll find the sun one day Writer/s: ELMER BERNSTEIN
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 3

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyJust a little added info concerning the next post below; as mentioned the song reached #1 on the Canadian RPM Country Singles chart, and it was the fourth of six straight #1s by Glen on that chart, between 1967 and 1975 he had a total of fourteen #1 records on the Canadian Country Singles chart.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn June 11th 1969, the Paramount Pictures movie "True Grit" opened in theaters across the U.S.A. and Canada...
    One month later on July 20th* Glen Campbell's "True Grit" entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #61; and on August 17th it peaked at #35 (for 1 week) and spent 7 weeks on the Top 100...
    And on September 20th it reached #1 (for 1 week) on the Canadian RPM Top Country Singles chart...
    Sadly; on June 11th, 1979, exactly ten years to the day after the movie was released, John Wayne passed away at the age of 72...
    R.I.P. to Mr. Wayne and may God bless and watch over Mr. Campbell...
    * The day Neil Armstrong became the first man to walked on the moon.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyThis song was nominated for Best Song at the 1969 Academy Awards!!! {The song that won was "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head"} Note: Elmer Bernstein was nominated for 11 Oscars in his lifetime...
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