"Blaze Of Glory" as written by and Jon Bon Jovi....
I wake up in the mornin'
And I raise my weary head
I got an old coat for a pillow
And the earth was last night's bed
I don't know where I'm goin'
Only God knows where I've been
I'm a devil on the run
A six gun lover
A candle in the wind, yeah

You're brought into this world
But they say you're born in sin
Well at least they've given me something
I didn't have to steal or have to win
Well, they tell me that I'm wanted
Yeah I'm a wanted man
I'm colt in your stable
I'm what Cain was to Able
Mister catch me if you can

I'm goin' down in a blaze of glory
(Down)
Take me now but know the truth
I'm goin' down in a blaze of glory
(Down)
Lord I never drew first
But I drew first blood
I'm no one's son
Call me young gun

You ask about my conscience
And I offer you my soul
You ask if I'll grow to be a wise man
Well I ask if I'll grow old
You ask me if I known love
And what it's like to sing songs in the rain?
Well, I've seen love come
I've seen it shot down
I've seen it die in vain

Shot down in a blaze of glory
(Down)
Take me now but know the truth
But I'm going down in a blaze of glory
(Down)
Lord, I never drew first
But I drew first blood
I'm a devil's son
Call me young gun
Yeah

Each night I go to bed
I pray the Lord my soul to keep
No, I ain't lookin' for forgiveness
But before I'm six foot deep
Lord, I got to ask a favor
And I'll hope you'll understand
'Cause I've lived life to the fullest
Let this boy die like a man
Starin' down the bullet
Let me make my final stand

Shot down in a blaze of glory
(Down)
Take me now but know the truth
I'm going down in a blaze of glory
(Down)
Lord, I never drew first
But, I drew first blood
I'm no one's son
Call me young gun

I'm the young gun
Young gun, yea eee yea
Young gun


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae, edited by Dropkick11

"Blaze of Glory" as written by Jon Bon Jovi

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  • +4
    General Commentwell clearly this song is about Han Solo meeting up with Greedo in the cantina - "i never drew first, but i drew first blood"
    SgtReznoron November 11, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General Commentthis is about a guy whos had a hard life, probably done time or fucked up in some way or another who knows that his time is coming to an end and wants to die honourably, "i've lived life to it's fullest, let this boy die like a man"
    d_coxon September 11, 2002   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI think the lyric that best sums up the song is I never drew first but i drew first blood

    I never started it I finished it

    Relates right back to the story of Young Guns
    antmannon June 09, 2003   Link
  • +2
    General CommentJust realised some of the lyrics above are wrong (im 90% sure)...

    In the chorus it says:
    "Im going DOWN in a Blaze of Glory
    Take me now, but know the truth
    Im going OUT in a Blaze of Glory..."
    nails_in_my_feeton January 03, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI first heard this song on the movie "YOUNG GUNS II" and it is the greatest cowboy theme I have ever heard. Great lyrics.
    Outsideron December 05, 2001   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI love this song...I love how it starts, and it's a great cowboy song.
    allenegirlon May 25, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI have the 'movie version' of this song, where a quote from the movie has been added at the start...

    "William H Bonney, you are not a God!"
    "Why dont you pull the trigger and find out..."

    Adds just that little bit to the song I think..Top song, and even better for fans of the story of Billy the Kid, William H Bonney.
    nails_in_my_feeton January 03, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commentits only one thing i can say.... I LOVE THIS SONG!! and belive me, I gonging out in a blaze of glory! maby juming out of an aroplane or.....vell i dont know right now but i have a few more yres to think of someting! :)
    Evilevyon August 11, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commentspirit-enhancer, soul-optimiser, adrenalin-pumper song.
    bleedingpegasuson September 25, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI love the song, I love the movie! Emelio, HCaliie, Keifer...whats not to love? lol It's a great movie and a great song! ...bte, i'm pretty sure nails is right about the lyrics
    bloodybitchon March 07, 2006   Link

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