"Hold On" as written by and Billie Joe/wright Iii Armstrong....
I'm gonna hold on to you as long as I can
I'm gonna hold on to you as long as I can
And if you choose to leave me, girl, I'll understand
I'm gonna hold on to you as long as I can

Just like the Mississippi
Our journey starts in Minnesota
Take I-35 to 90
Soon through South Dakota

Big hi to that country road
Are we gonna make it on down?
She said yeah, Tim, good to see ya
Hope you all stick around

The futures not the hardest to see
Do what you do girl
But please don't leave

I'm gonna hold on to you as long as I can
I'm gonna hold on to you as long as I can
And if you choose to leave me, girl, I'll understand
I'm gonna hold on to you as long as I can

Get down when I wanna, man
Get through the darkest night
We were born to ride, now baby
Ride until the morning light

Took a trip down to Kansas
Missouri, then Arkansas
Stayed with her sister
That girl's above the law

The futures not the hardest to see
Do what you do girl
But please don't leave

I'm gonna hold on to you as long as I can
I'm gonna hold on to you as long as I can
And if you choose to leave me, girl, I'll understand
I'm gonna hold on to you as long as I can

It's a mad house, baby
Fast women, cocaine and booze
Toughest of the roughest
I got nothing to lose

Before I met ya
Everything was going wrong
It been a long journey now
Girl I wanna take you home

The futures not the hardest to see
Do what you do girl
But please don't leave

I'm gonna hold on to you as long as I can
I'm gonna hold on to you as long as I can
And if you choose to leave me, girl, I'll understand
I'm gonna hold on to you as long as I can


Lyrics submitted by punkpirate

"Hold On" as written by Sedrick Johnson Rollo Armstrong

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, TUNECORE INC

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  • +1
    General CommentIsn't it "Hope you all STAY around"?
    touchmyl0lzon September 14, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe first free song Tim is releasing off of his free internet album. God bless Tim Armstrong.

    This song is chill beyond belief, and has a Sublime sort of feel to it.
    Foundation4lifeon September 02, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWow, I guess I'll comment on this song again considering nobody else will. The meaning of the song is pretty clear, Tim's gonna hold on to this girl as long as he can. Thing's got messed up with Brody, but he's starting over and apparently infatuated with a new woman. Good luck bro.
    Foundation4lifeon September 16, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAwesome song from a truly creative spirit. The song obivously represents the journey for Tim as he moves from one soft and fuzzy relationship (almost as if it was an experiment) back to something his past better relates to:

    It's a mad house, baby
    Fast women, cocaine and booze
    Toughest of the roughest
    I got nothing to lose

    Btw, this song and video are both free to download from the epitaph and hellcat websites. Spread the word. Releasing an album for free - anarchy lives.

    Tim's music is not about the songs. It's bigger than they will ever be. This free album affirms that.

    Get amonxt it punx
    Lokiion October 06, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song and Wake Up give me faith in him again.
    poolhallXjunkieon November 28, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is clear, it's about Tim's divorce, just like Fall Back Down was in Rancid. Showing that he still wants to be friends with whats her name but understands if she doesnt
    timebomb219on November 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. Its simple, a lot of guys will date crazy girls and hook up with them for a long time, but when it comes down to it, they all want a good one that will stick around them for a while. He refers to his old life w 'fast women, cocaine' and then he says 'before i met ya everything was going wrong' in a way she has set him on the right path, and he even says he 'wants to take her home' . And if she wants to leave she can becuase he knews hes not good enough for her
    Melisssa16on July 04, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's not "Soon through South Dakota" it's "Sioux Falls South Dakota"
    Peacesheepon June 23, 2011   Link

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