Living Legend Song Lyrics and Chords

Kris Kristofferson

Living Legend

 

Living Legend Song Lyrics and Chords by Kris Kristofferson

 

Living Legend
Written and Recorded by Kris Kristofferson
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Was it bitter then with our backs against the  
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Were we better men than we’d ever been  
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Say if she came again today would you still answer to the  
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call
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Tell the truth my friend don’t it matter any
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We were simple men by her side when she was  
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born
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It was simple then like the freedom when you  
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fall
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But soon we gathered like a  
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storm
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They don’t understand what that thunder meant at  
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Was he crucified was he done in by the  
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law-men
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Are you satisfied that he’ll never ride  
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again
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Some people say he got away they say he never died at  
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If that story’s true does it bother you my  
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friend
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Was it bitter then with our backs against the  
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Were we better men than we’d ever been  
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before
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Say if she came again today would you still answer to the  
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call
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Tell the truth my friend don’t it matter any
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FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Living Legend?
– The song Living Legend was sang by Kris Kristofferson.

 

Who is Kris Kristofferson?
– Kristoffer Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an American retired singer-songwriter and actor. Among his songwriting credits are the songs “Me and Bobby McGee”, “For the Good Times”, “Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down”, and “Help Me Make It Through the Night”, all of which were hits for other artists. Kristofferson composed his own songs and collaborated with Nashville songwriters such as Shel Silverstein.In 1985, Kristofferson joined fellow country artists Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash in forming the country music supergroup the Highwaymen, and formed a key creative force in the outlaw country music movement that eschewed the Nashville music machine in favor of independent songwriting and producing.
In 2004, Kristofferson was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. As an actor, he is known for his roles in Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973), Blume in Love (1973), Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1974), A Star Is Born (1976) (which earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor), Convoy (1978), Heaven’s Gate (1980), Lone Star (1996), Stagecoach (1986), and the Blade film trilogy (1998-2004).

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