It's Not My Cross To Bear

Album: The Allman Brothers Band (1969)
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  • Yeah, yeah, yeah

    I have not come, yeah
    To testify
    About our bad, bad misfortune
    And I ain't here a wond'rin' why
    But I'll live on and I'll be strong
    'Cause it just ain't my cross to bear

    I sat down and wrote you a long letter
    It was just the other day
    Said, sure as the sunrise, baby
    Tomorrow I'll be up and on my way
    But I'll live on
    And I'll be strong
    'Cause it just ain't my cross to bear
    Oh no

    Oh, but I'll live on and I'll be strong
    'Cause it just ain't my cross to bear
    Yes now baby

    But in the end, baby
    Long towards the end of your road
    Don't reach out for me, babe
    'Cause I'm not gonna carry your load
    But I'll live on and I'll be strong
    'Cause it just ain't my cross to bear
    Yeah, yeah
    Yeah yeah, yeah yeah, yeah yeah, yeah yeah, yeah yeah, yeah yeahWriter/s: GREGG ALLMAN
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Comments: 3

  • Vince from Lantana, FlAwesome guitar and vocals....Nobody does it like the allmans and Dickey Betts!!!!!!!!
  • Jenkins from Canandaigua, OkThis song has a very powerful message to it when you listen to it.
  • Lisa from Peoria Heights, IlI came home from work one day & my husband was playing this song on the stereo. When it was almost over, I grabbed a pencil & did some math. I told my husband that I've been listening to this song for about 35 years of my life and I am NEVER tired of hearing it! What a great song!
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