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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
a vocal-centric aesthetic
major key tonality
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

if only song gives me hope against the monsters out there
Thos is totally the Traveling Wilburys- lets give the whole band credit here!!!
I won't back down I am walkin straight thru
Whenever I hear this song I think of the barnyard. TOM PETTY ROCKS!!!
pzambrano0
This is what we have to tell Russia about their involvement in the downing of Malaysia flight 17. We will not back down so don't f**k with the USA.
Hey baby there aint no.easy way out
I know this has nothing to do with tom petty except for I love his music and the other thing is please help me my cat that grew up with me died July 9, 2014
Chris Weidman beat Lyoto Machida!!!
pzambrano0
I love this song. I tell my son this is is a great song to mentally prepare for a sporting event such as soccer. Go USA in Brazil.
annamazing99
Well Then.
What do you know about standing your ground cooter? You're just a little b**ch that likes to start s**t. Standing your ground has nothing to do with going around harassing people & talking s**t about them. I'm standing my ground! Don't start nothing there wouldn't be nothing!
I love Tom Petty!!!!! He's like the man
I used this song for an English project for To Kill A Mockingbird. Such a great song!
This song is so good
I will stand my ground,and I won't back
I love this song the kids in my class think im wierd because I listen to songs like this but there amazing so I don't care,me and my friends sing this all the time
Well I, know what's right...I got just one life, in a world that keeps on pushing me around, but gonna stand my ground.
I love tom petty
Never back down
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!
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