Our Will To Be Free

Story Behind The Song

Wrote it as a Patriotic tribute to all of us who know we are not always right - but we try... and we will come together when need be....may sound a bit 'corny' to some - but inside you know... it's the Truth!

Song Description

Even though we are not perfect - we come together when we need to be strong! sticking together... and we are still proud to be Americans - even today!

Song Length 4:23 Genre Unique - Patriotic, Country - Americana
Tempo Medium Fast (131 - 150) Lead Vocal Male Vocal
Mood Pleased, Joyful Subject Pride, Gratitude
Similar Artists Garth Brooks, Trace Atkins, Brooks & Dunn Language English
Era 2000 and later


'Our Will to be Free' © Mark S. Ludes

These times are tough, and there's so much goin' on.
It's hard to raise your kids in the midst of all that's wrong.
Everywhere you turn there's a new challenge up ahead.
People making promises, then forget just what they said.

It seems that money gives power, and that power feeds greed.
We need to stop and think what's right!
Sometimes it takes a fall to see the light.

This country has so much that's good, yet we dwell on what is wrong,
But the fact that we can talk about it, keeps us strong.
And to those people in this world who want to try to bring us down,
they do those cowardly things to spread terror all around.
And what they just don't get, probably never will, is that
their terror just makes us strong.
It shows a weakness inside, and soon they'll be long gone.
Yes I'm proud to be an American today,
We say what we want and we do things our own way.
Some people talk us down, burn our flag on the ground,
Make us out to be so bad.
But the bottom line is they want just what we have.
(Solo break)
3rd verse:
Well, United we stand, and divided we fall.
Yeah we've heard that line so many times before.
It doesn't have much meaning until somethings going wrong.
But, when it does we will unite and we'll be strong..

Being black or white, yellow, red or brown,
Doesn't matter about your race.
We all come together as Americans face to face.
Yes, I'm proud to be an American today,
We say what we want and we do things our own way.
You can push and shove, you might see us cry,
You can bring your terror until 'you' die, but you'll never break
our will to be free.
..never break our will to be free.
(Proud To Be An American).

everything was tight and clean. good guitar solo. good balance. good luck to you!

This is a real positive patriotic track with true potential!

like the doubling vocal, energy is good here. liked the lead guitar in the break, the instrumentation is good in this, but...

Lyrics Mark S. Ludes (MSL) Music Mark S. Ludes (MSL)
Producer MSL Publisher Mudlee Music
Performance Mark S. Ludes (MSL) Label N/A
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