All posts tagged: Lyrics

Sam Cooke – ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’

“A Change Is Gonna Come”  by Sam Cooke – released on December 22, 1964. “A Change Is Gonna Come” I was born by the river in a little tent Oh, and just like the river I’ve been running ever since It’s been a long, a long time coming But I know a change gon’ come, oh yes it will It’s been too hard living, but I’m afraid to die Cause I don’t know what’s up there beyond the sky It’s been a long, a long time coming But I know a change gon’ come, oh yes it will I go to the movie and I go down town Somebody keep telling me don’t hang around Its been a long, a long time coming But I know a change gon’ come, oh yes it will Then I go to my brother And I say, “Brother, help me please.” But he winds up knockin’ me Back down on my knees There been times when I thought I couldn’t last for long But now I think I’m able to carry on …

Helen Reddy – I Am Woman

Helen Reddy – I Am Woman 1973 I am woman, hear me roar In numbers too big to ignore And I know too much to go back an’ pretend ‘Cause I’ve heard it all before And I’ve been down there on the floor No one’s ever gonna keep me down again Oh yes, I am wise But it’s wisdom born of pain Yes, I’ve paid the price But look how much I gained If I have to, I can do anything I am strong (Strong) I am invincible (Invincible) I am woman You can bend but never break me ‘Cause it only serves to make me More determined to achieve my final goal And I come back even stronger Not a novice any longer ‘Cause you’ve deepened the conviction in my soul Oh yes, I am wise But it’s wisdom born of pain Yes, I’ve paid the price But look how much I gained If I have to, I can do anything I am strong (Strong) I am invincible (Invincible) I am woman I am …