7 contributors total, last edit on Mar 19, 2020. And I'll keep this world from draggin' me down. [Solo] Em D G Em D G Em D C Em D G Em D G [Chorus] C (I won't back down) C D C Hey, Baby, there … G. You can also check out some easy songs by Sheryl Crow. Florida Gators (@FloridaGators) from Gainesville, FL, United States. Like many Tom Petty tunes, the lyrics are simple and direct. “I know what’s right,” Petty sings in his song. The family of the late rocker Tom Petty has demanded that Donald Trump stop using the musician’s song “I Won’t Back Down” for the president’s “campaign of hate.”. Tom Petty would never want a song of his used for a campaign of hate. 1. No, I'll stand my ground. Kudos to Tom for writing this inspiring and philosophical song. Hey baby there ain't no easy way out. Gonna stand my ground and I won't back down. I Wont Back Down - Tom Petty Chords: Em, D, G, C. Learn how to play I Wont Back Down by Tom Petty on guitar now! No, I'll 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 (I won't back down) Hey, baby, there ain't no easy way out (I won't back down) Hey, I will stand my ground And I won't back down Well I know what's right I got just one life ... Tom Petty was also one of my dads (who is deceased) favourites artists so listenign to Tom Petty … Several musicians have clashed with Trump about his use of their songs without permission and against their wishes. I had a terrible cold that day, and George went to the store and bought a ginger root, boiled it and had me stick my head in the pot to get the ginger steam to open up my sinuses, and then I ran in and did the take. Well, I won't back down. "I Won't Back Down". G. 3. Do you have information you want to share with HuffPost? But I won't back down No, I'll 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 (I won't back down) Hey, baby There ain't no easy way out (I won't back down) Hey, I Will stand my ground And I won't back down Well, I know what's right I got just one life In … ... Em D G No, I stand my ground Em D G Won't be turned around Em D C And I keep this world from draggin' me down Em D G … This was Petty’s first single without The Heartbreakers credited as his backing band. But I won't back down. Tom Petty. We made it easy for you to exercise your right to vote! “We would hate for fans who have been marginalized by this administration to think we were complicit in this usage. “We believe in America and we believe in democracy. In a world that keeps on pushin' me around. Well I know what's right. I Won’t Back Down is from latest album named Full Moon Fever. Gonna stand my ground and I won't back down. His family has issued a cease-and-desist notice to the campaign to stop the use of the music. Hope that they do the same for you. It was also used in the trailer for the film Blood & Chocolate. 1,297,820 views, added to favorites 23,694 times. Loved Tom Petty and sad that he died so young - he was one of a kind. The song is also included on the US edition of the band's 2007 album The Heart of Everything. You can stand me up at the gates of hell. Check for similar songs ... Hey, I, Will Stand my Ground, Em D G and I Won’t back Down. The song peaked at #12 in the US, #16 in Australia and #28 in the UK. Lived: Oct 20, 1950 - Oct 02, … Won´t back Down. Mills called Trump a “fraud” and “con man,” saying the band does “not condone the use of our music” by him. Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers - I Won't Back Down (Letra e música para ouvir) - 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 / No I'll stand my ground, won't be turned Tuning: E A D G B E. Key: G. Author Unregistered. Tom Petty would never want a song of his used for a campaign of hate. I'll 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 (I won't back down) Hey, baby, there ain't no easy way out (I won't back down) Hey, I will stand my ground … Won't be turned around. Tom Petty. “I Won’t Back Down” became Tom Petty’s musical motto, a song that summed up everything he stood for in less than three minutes. I Won't Back Down. Mike Mills, the bass player for the now-defunct rock band R.E.M., said earlier this year that members of the band were “exploring all legal avenues” to prevent Trump from using their songs after the president’s reelection campaign helped itself to “Everybody Hurts” and “Losing My Religion.”. You can [Cm] stand me [Bb] up at the [Ab] gates of hell But I w [Cm] on't [Bb] back [Eb] down ... Hey I will stand my ground and I won't back down And I won't back down No I wont't back down Important: The song above is NOT stored on the Chordie server. You can stand me up at the gates of hell. And I won't back down (I won't back down) Hey, baby, there ain't no easy way out (I won't back down) Hey, I will stand my ground And I won't back down. And I won't back down. ©2021 Verizon Media. “Both the late Tom Petty and his family firmly stand against racism and discrimination of any kind. He likes to bring people together.”. Download Pdf. But I won't back down. Hey I will stand my ground. 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'll stand my ground and I won't back down Hey baby, there ain't no easy way out Hey I will stand my ground Well I won't back down, no I won't back down you could 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 Chorus 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 … Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers keyboardist Benmont Tench also posted the family statement on his Instagram account. It became a top 10 hit in three countries (the Netherlands, Belgium and Finland) and became a top 40 hit in four other countries. The song features guitar and background vocals from both Jeff Lynne and George Harrison.…, Mike Campbell (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers), I Want That Crown (Parody of ”I Won’t Back Down”), I Won’t Back Down (Live from Saturday Night Live), I Won’t Back Down (Live At The Fillmore, San Francisco, Ca, 2/4/97), Click on photo of Donald Trump & Kim Jong-un (Aug. 14/17), Read the rewrite titled: We 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. Tom Petty's Family Demands Trump Stop Using 'I Won't Back Down' In 'Campaign Of Hate'. Thomas Earl Petty (20 October 1950 - 2 October 2017) was an American musician, singer, composer and songwriter best known for fronting Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.Apart from the band, he released three solo albums: "Full Moon Fever" (1989), "Wildflowers" (1994) and "Highway Companion" (2006). We are exploring all legal avenues to prevent this, but if that’s not possible please know that we do not condone the use of our music by this fraud and con man. Well I [Cm] won't [Bb] back [Eb] down, no I [Cm] won't [Bb] back [Eb] down. People are free to vote for candidates of their choosing, the statement emphasized. Chords; Artists on « t » Tom Petty; I Wont Back Down ... Em D G No, I stand my ground Em D G Won´t be turned around Em D C And I keep this world from draggin´ me down Em D G Gonna stand my ground Em D G And I won´t back down [Chorus] C G C G D G C G D Hey, baby, … I got just one life. Well I won't back down, no I won't back down You could 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 [Chorus:] 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 … Here’s how. 2. The song features guitar and background vocals from both Jeff Lynne and George Harrison. “I got just one life. I Won’t Back Down – Lyrics Tom Petty I Won’t Back Down is the latest song released by Tom Petty. And I'll keep this world from draggin' me down. Tench noted in a separate post that he in “no way” approves of Trump “even whistling any piece of music associated with our band.”, A post shared by Benmont Tench III (@benmonttench) on Jun 20, 2020 at 8:17pm PDT. But Donald Trump is not representing the noble ideas of either,” it added. Album – Full Moon Fever. And I won't back down. “Trump was in no way authorized to use this song to further a campaign that leaves too many Americans and common sense behind,” a statement from Petty’s family said. 1 of 26. Em. Petty recalled the recording of this song to Mojo magazine: At the session George Harrison sang and played the guitar. 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 No, I'll 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 (I won't back down) Hey, baby, there ain't no easy way out (I won't back down) Hey, I will stand my ground And I won't back down Well I know what's right I got … HuffPost has reached out to Trump’s campaign for comment. In a world that keeps pushin’ me around, I’ll stand my ground. In a world that keeps on pushin' me around. #GoGators We are aware that the President* @realDonaldTrump continues to use our music at his rallies. I WON'T BACK DOWN Tom Petty. This song only uses four chords. The original song is hosted at getsome.org. I won’t back down.” ... “Both the late Tom Petty and his family firmly stand against racism and discrimination of any kind. “I Won’t Back Down” was the lead single from Tom Petty’s 1989 release Full Moon Fever. [Chorus] I won't back down. Search. All rights reserved. A post shared by Benmont Tench III (@benmonttench). Well I know what's right, I got just on life. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – I Won't Back Down Lyrics. Members of the band did play on the album, however. Hey baby, there ain't no easy way out. Tom Petty Lyrics. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. “We believe in America and we believe in democracy. 3. Part of HuffPost Politics. No, I won't back down. Chords.Cloud. You can stand me up at the gates of hell But I won’t back down No I’ll stand my ground Won’t be turned around And I’ll keep this world from dragging me down Gonna stand my ground Well I know what’s right I’ve got just one life In a world that keeps on pushing me around But I’ll stand my ground” —- Tom Petty. But Donald Trump is not representing the noble ideas of either,” the family said. I have to say that making these Trump videos is really raising my spirits. The statement was signed by Petty’s daughters Adria and Annakim, his first wife, Jane Petty, and his widow, Dana Petty. Ringo Starr played the drums on this song along with George Harrison on the Guitar, for the bullies in this world trying to drag me down remember i won’t back down yeah i’ll stand my ground, M.C. The official Periscope account of the Florida Gators. View interactive tab. But I'll stand my ground and I won't back down. by Tom Petty this is with all the chords in the right place and all the chords above all the lyrics so you don't have to jump around and remember chords. He has helped himself to music from complaining artists, including Neil Young, Adele, Rihanna, the Rolling Stones, Aerosmith and Elton John — and Prince’s estate last year. Today is National Voter Registration Day! … Artist – Tom Petty. But I'll stand my ground. Drums were performed in the track’s music video by Ringo Starr, but they were actually played by session drummer Phil Jones. Sign up for membership to become a founding member and help shape HuffPost's next chapter. 2. Songs Credit : Song – 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. 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Trump Memes – I Won’t Back Down (Stand My Ground) – Tom Petty YouTube ^ Posted on 12/28/2018 10:09:22 AM PST by mairdie. Créez gratuitement votre compte sur Deezer pour écouter I Won't Back Down par Tom Petty, et accédez à plus de 56 millions de titres. Chords. 1. 1 of 18. "Stand My Ground" is the first single from Dutch band Within Temptation's album The Silent Force. In a world that keeps pushin’ me around, I’ll stand my ground. Petty died in 2017 at the age of 66 of an accidental drug overdose. Single by Tom Petty; from the album Full Moon Fever; B-side "The Apartment Song" "Don't Treat Me Like a Stranger" (12" and CD single only) Released: April 1989 () Recorded: 1987–1988: Genre: Heartland rock: Length: 2: 59: Label: MCA: Songwriter(s) Tom Petty; Jeff Lynne; Producer(s) Jeff Lynne; Tom Petty; Mike Campbell; Tom Petty singles chronology I won’t back down.”. Gonna stand my ground, won't be turned around. by Tom Petty. 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