"I Will Not Go Quietly" as written by and Danny/henley Kortchmar....
Woke up with a heavy head
And I thought about leavin' town
I could have died if I wanted to
Slipped over the edge and drowned
But, oh no baby, I won't give up that easy, no

Too many tire tracks in the sands of time
Too many love affairs that stop on a dime
Oh well, oh baby
I think it's time to make some changes 'round here

Yeah, I'm gonna tear it up
Gonna trash it up
I'm gonna round it up
Gonna shake it up
Oh, no, baby, I will not lie down

I'm brave enough to be crazy
I'm strong enough to be weak
I see all these heroes with feet of clay
Whose mighty ships have sprung a leak
And I want you to tell me darlin'
Just what do you believe in now?

Well, c'mon over here baby
You 'bout to gimme a heart attack
I want to wrap my lovin' arms
Around the small of your back
Yeah, and I'm gonna pull you, pull you, pull you
Pull you right up close to me, yeah

Yeah we're gonna tear it up
We gonna trash it up
Gonna round it up
Gonna shake it up
Oh, no no no, I will not lie down

Turn this thing around
I will not go quietly
I will not lie down
I will not go quietly
I will not lie down
I will not go quietly
I will not lie down
No, I will not lie down, no

Well, don't you ever get lonely?
Don't you ever get down?
Don't you ever get tired of all the wicked tongues in this town?
Uh baby, I just want to take you away from here

I ain't no tiger
I ain't no little lamb
Suppose you tell me mama
Who do you think I think I am?
And ooh baby, don't you give a damn?

Yeah, I'm gonna tear it up
Gonna trash it up
Gonna round it up
Gonna sake it up
Uh baby, I will not lie down

Turn this thing around
I will not go quietly
I will not lie down
I will no go quietly
I will not lie down
I will no go quietly
I will not lie down
No, I will not lie down


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae

"I Will Not Go Quietly" as written by Don Henley Danny Kortchmar

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Cass County Music / Wisteria Music / Privet Music

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    General CommentDon Henley is amazing... for the most part.
    I can't believe that no one has commented on this song yet.
    I think that it's great.
    Maybe it's about a relationship that's either on the rocks or has been really hard to get going. Mind games, y'know?
    I don't know.
    It's uplifting anyway.
    xmakesherflyxon May 21, 2007   Link
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    General Commentaxl :)
    hamas41on November 02, 2013   Link

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