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I Won't Back Down

Lyrics

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
full lyrics
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
full lyrics

Features of This Track

basic rock song structures
a subtle use of vocal harmony
call and answer vocal harmony (Antiphony)
repetitive melodic phrasing
extensive vamping
major key tonality
a vocal-centric aesthetic
electric guitar riffs
an electric guitar solo
a distinctive male lead vocal
slide guitars
acoustic rhythm guitars
angry lyrics

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Comments

Getting tired of this song.
For my sisters
There is no moving this rock from it's foundation! ~From lamb to lion~
Thanks for playing this one is me
Music lover Pam Gooch
This song is one of the reasons i will always be stuck in the 70s and 80s with its music. keep in mind im 15.
I love tom petty but Johnny cash's version of this song is amazing
Tom petty on sublime radio ok
Never back down
Johnny Cash does great version
Kiss your left hand, say the name of your crush, say your name, a day, post this on 15 different songs, and your crush will ask you out on that day.
This played on my "I just wanna run"radio.
Weird.
Still a good song, though!
@below
idk, I found Aerosmith on Smosh Radio
Great song but why is it on fall out boy radio?
My football team plays this before each game, so we will play as hard as we can
a warrior and princess don't always mix well
Good ole song
This song always randomly plays on the radio when my sister and I are on a road trip and deliriously near the end. We won't back down! Keeps us motivated!!
I love it because of that
There is something special about this song one of my dads friends who's dad often abused him always sings this song sadly he committed suicide
<3 <3
my favourite song
Chuck Norris's theme song right here!
Country
James.wilson 4 9 it realizes you've pressed the wrong button because nobody hates tom petty
james.wilson 4 9
Anyone know a way to permanently ban an artist from ever playing on any of your radio stations? I keep getting Tom Petty, keep down-voting him, he keeps showing up.
Heyyyyyyyy baby... There is no easy way out.
Heyyyyy I, will stand my ground and I won't back down!!! ♥
Heeeeeey baby
where the pick?,should of use a backhoe, ik lil late in the year for a swimming pool but Im a optimist. "NO" 4 next yr. lol .
nevah back down
Gonna stand my ground
What my bf dedicated to me!!! Hahaha!
Great song with good lyrics
����still won't back down
"No SIR•
rwm18
Nice my fav Tom petty song
gmeireis
Worst
bgardner0571
Awesome!!!
Love Tom poetry
canderson349 1
This is one of Tom's best, I feel like its repetitious sometimes, but I can really get into it... It kinda creeps into your soul.....

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