Born Free

Album: Born Free soundtrack (1966)
  • Born free, as free as the wind blows
    As free as the grass grows
    Born free to follow your heart

    Live free and beauty surrounds you
    The world still astounds you
    Each time you look at a star

    Stay free where no walls divide you
    You're free as the roaring tide
    So there's no need to hide

    Born free and life is worth living
    But only worth living
    'Cause you're born free

    Stay free where no walls divide you
    You're free as the roaring tide
    So there's no need to hide

    Born free and life is worth living
    But only worth living
    'Cause you're born free Writer/s: DON BLACK, JOHN BARRY
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn August 21st 1966, "Born Free" by Roger Williams entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #99; and on December 11th, 1966 it peaked at #7 {for 3 weeks} and spent 21 weeks on the Top 100..
    On August 29th, 1966 it reached #1 {for 6 non-consecutive weeks} on Billboard's Adult Contemporary Tracks chart...
    As already stated, the Hesitations, who were fellow Kapp Records label mates of Roger Williams, released a covered version of the song in 1968, their version peaked at #38 {for 2 weeks...
    Between 1955 and 1969 Mr. Williams had twenty-two Top 100 records; with three making the Top 10, his other two Top 10 records were "Autumn Leaves" {#1 for 4 weeks in 1955} and "Near You" {#10 in 1958}...
    R.I.P. Mr. Williams, born Louis Jacob Weertz, {1924 - 2011}.
  • Lucy from London, United KingdomThe Star Wars theme song is actually Born Free backwards.
  • Ted from Phoenix, AzJoy Adamson murdered by a former employee? Her husband shot and killed nine years later by poachers? I guess that says a lot about the human condition and our survivalist desire for revenge and money, respectively.
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