"Keep On Keepin' On" as written by and Frederick Hicklin Joanna Levesque....
Ooooh-ooohh
hey-yeeeah

You got to keep on keepin on
You got to keep your head up high
You gotta work with what you've got
And someday you will flyyyyy

[Verse 1:]
Poor kids pouring cold water in their cereal
Second hand clothes
Surviving is pivotal
Praying to God at night
That things'll get better soon

I remember when I was in your position
Tried to tell people my story
But no one would really listen
I know times are hard right now
Happiness is hard to find right now

[Chorus:]
You got to keep on keepin on
You got to keep your head up high
You gotta work with what you've got
And someday you will flyyyyy
You got to keep on keepin on
You got to keep your head up high
You gotta work with what you've got
And someday you will flyyyyy

[Verse 2:]
Lookin out the window to a rose grows in concrete
Dreamin' of the day when you'll be standing on your own feet
Hard to find the good in such a scene so bad (so so sad)
Seein other kids with their Tims on
Fresh with Air Ones, wish I had one
Longin' for a day when you get your chance to shine
Don't worry, there'll come a tiiiiiiime

[Chorus:]
You got to keep on keepin on
You got to keep your head up high
You gotta work with what you've got
And someday you will flyyyyy
You got to keep on keepin on
You got to keep your head up high
You gotta work with what you've got
And someday you will flyyyyy

[Bridge:]
Young girl sittin' on the steps of her duplex (mmmm)
Why you gotta choose to make my life so complex
Breathing to the beat of a slow, sad drum
Trouble leaves some moments for some fun
I can almost guarantee you
It'll get better todaaaaaayyy

[Chorus:]
You got to keep on keepin on
You got to keep your head up high
You gotta work with what you've got
And someday you will flyyyyy
You got to keep on keepin on
You got to keep your head up high
You gotta work with what you've got
And someday you will flyyyyy


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"Keep On Keepin' On" as written by Joanna Levesque

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  • +1
    General CommentI'm still in disbelief if jojo actually wrote this song, its not bad.
    exsagaon May 06, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti relly like thise song it makes me think about my brother and how he lives his life and how heckteck it is and how tough it is!
    Fregg-991on April 02, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think that this means even if you are down, live your life in dignity.
    LiLVENDETTAx3on July 30, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI like this song, cause when i was really down this just helped me (along with evanescence :))
    Raindropsonroses...on April 05, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt doesn't just mean to keep believing.. even though it does have a strong message of it.. I love jojo i listen to her EVERY SINGLE DAY! She said that when her parents divorced... she lived with her mom in the outskirts of Boston in a one bedroom apartment and that her mom took on cleaning jobs and sung at churches to help make ends meet. I'm doing this song for a research project.. and it helps that she's my favorite singer. She is my inspirtation.. she doesnt just sing about guys like people such as Britney Spears sings about.. There are songs about guys.. friends.. faith and so on.. SHE IS AMAZING AT HER TALENT!!!!! my best friend looks like her too... its so ironic!!!! i wish i could meet her... and Ellen Degeneres
    nickelheartsjojoon March 17, 2008   Link

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