"I Won't Back Down" as written by Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne....
Well, I won't back down, no I won't back down
You can stand me up at the gates of Hell
But I won't back down

Gonna stand my ground, won't be turned around
And I'll keep this world from draggin' me down
Gonna stand my ground and I won't back down

Hey baby, there ain't no easy way out
Hey, I will stand my ground and I won't back down

Well, I know what's right, I got just one life
In a world that keeps on pushin' me around
But I stand my ground and I won't back down

Hey baby, there ain't no easy way out
Hey, I will stand my ground and I won't back down
No, I won't back down


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"I Won't Back Down" as written by Tom Petty Jeff Lynne

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    General CommentThis lyrics give me such power when I'm down. Thank you Johnny and Tom Petty wherever you are.
    locutuson August 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI adore this song, it empowers me too. His voice is so amazing, this is a stroke of music genius!

    You can stand me up at the gates of Hell
    But I won't Back Down
    GracieGurlon March 19, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti agree gracie girl, Ultimate quote! Gonna stand my ground. No i wont back down!
    HitmanMCon May 31, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think we all have something in our lives we aren't willing to compromise about, wether it's love, selfrespect or something else. We may be weak and full of doubt, but when it comes the things we hold close to our heart, we won't back down.
    Lollannnnon January 08, 2008   Link

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