I Shall Overcome

Album: Once Upon A Time In The West (2007)
Charted: 35
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  • New day dawning, I wonder what it holds for me
    Sun is shining, don't think that it shine for me
    I look around, nothing seems to have changed
    This dirty town, it hasn't somehow rearranged

    And I stand up, but I get knocked straight back down
    "Just give it up", they say, "We just don't want you around
    Not one of us and we don't like to share"
    Mouthful of dust, but I'll get even I swear

    I hear your voice, call my name
    In my heart, there's a pouring rain
    And it ain't pretty, no it ain't pretty, no it ain't pretty
    But you say, "Hold on, hold on, believe me
    All the plans against you one by one, will come undone"
    I shall overcome

    Through my tears, I try to see your face
    But doubt and fear come calling
    And crowd my head with words of hate
    I scream out, "Please, don't leave me hear alone"
    Down on my knees, without you, without hope

    I hear your voice, call my name
    In my heart, there's a pouring rain
    And it ain't pretty, no it ain't pretty, no it ain't pretty
    But you say, "Hold on, hold on, believe me
    Love is here and I won't let you down, stand your ground"

    Hold on, hold on, it's easy
    All the plans against you one by one, will come undone
    I know, I shall overcome
    Just in time you call my name
    Pull myself up to fight again, I'll never let you down

    Hold on, hold on, believe me
    Love is here and I won't let you down, stand your ground
    Hold on, hold on, it's easy
    All the plans against you one by one, will come undone
    I know, I shall overcome
    Writer/s: RICHARD ARCHER
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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