One, two,
One, two, three, four!

It don't come easy
You know it don't come easy
It don't come easy
You know it don't come easy

Got to pay your dues if you wanna sing the blues
And you know it don't come easy
You don't have to shout or leap about
You can even play them easy

Open up your heart, let's come together
Use a little love
And we will make it work out better

I don't ask for much, I only want your trust
And you know it don't come easy
And this love of mine keeps growing all the time
And you know it don't come easy

Peace, remember peace is how we make it
Here within your reach
If you're big enough to take it

Got to pay your dues if you wanna sing the blues
And you know it don't come easy
You don't have to shout or leap about
You can even play them easy

Peace, remember peace is how we make it
Here within your reach
If you're big enough to take it

I don't ask for much, I only want your trust
And you know it don't come easy
And this love of mine keeps growing all the time
And you know it don't come easy

"What's my name?" Ringo!
"What's my name?" Ringo!

"Just in case anybody forgot"


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It Don't Come Easy Lyrics as written by Richard Starkey

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  • +3
    General Comment

    This is great song...is this crankable? Can you crank it in your car and get a improptu sing-a-long going with other drivers on the road? This sounds like the perfect road trip song because a lot of people who live a 'don't come easy' lifestyle have to traverse the long roads to find their fortune. Awesome tune, without a doubt.

    OpinionHeadon February 09, 2005   Link
  • +3
    General Comment

    Most people don't know this but, George Harrison wrote this song.

    rooze1992on September 13, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    How about this song relating to the Beatles breaking up and Harrison/Starr talikng about all members forgetting about any past arguments and for them to get along.

    Relates to past relationships gone south, obviously.

    Rick

    rick109639on November 12, 2014   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    A song about the Beatles breaking up and forgiving each other.

    Relationships gone bad, too.

    rick109639on November 12, 2014   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Ringo's best, a great song.

    Addoon June 02, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Not sure from where these lyrics came, but the Blast From the Past album has them as:

    It don't come easy, You know it don't come easy. It don't come easy, You know it don't come easy.

    Got to pay your dues if you wanna sing the blues, And you know it don't come easy. You don't have to shout or leap about, You can even play them easy.

    Forget about the past and all your sorrows, The future won't last, It will soon be over tomorrow.

    I don't ask for much, I only want your trust, And you know it don't come easy. And this love of mine keeps growing all the time, And you know it just ain't easy.

    Open up your heart, let's come together, Use a little love And we will make it work out better.

    Got to pay your dues if you wanna sing the blues, And you know it don't come easy. You don't have to shout or leap about, You can even play them easy.

    Peace, remember peace is hell we make it, Here within your reach If you're big enough to take it.

    I don't ask for much, I only want your trust, And you know it don't come easy. And this love of mine keeps growing all the time, And you know it don't come easy.

    Trinnerson February 02, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    i KNOW!

    bear_hug20on September 16, 2008   Link
  • -2
    General Comment

    It's bs that Ringo gets credit for this song, he didn't even write it! It's a great song too! Ringo isn't even capable of thinking up those lyrics.

    austenhayneson April 23, 2009   Link

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