Freedom Ain’t Free & Take Our Country Back

VICTORY Is Not Defeat

Aaron Tippin


Aaron Tippin

Friday, March 02, 2007 10:17 PM

My Dad used to tell us kids when we were growing up and then on into adult life the following:

“You must be willing to stand up and fight for what you believe in your heart to be right.  If you don’t, you will automatically fall for and support that which you know in your heart to be wrong.”

He was right,  naturally.

When I was on TVC a short while ago, someone mentioned this song and I felt compelled to post it here:

You’ve Got To Stand For Something

True, so true…

Now Daddy didn’t like trouble, but if it came along
Everyone that knew him knew which side that he’d be on
He never was a hero, or this county’s shinin’ light
But you could always find him standing up
For what he thought was right

He’d say you’ve got to stand for something or you’ll fall for anything
You’ve got to be your own man not a puppet on a string
Never compromise what’s right and uphold your family name
You’ve got to stand for something or you’ll fall for anything

Now we might have been better off or owned a bigger house
If Daddy had done more givin’ in or a little more backing down
But we always had plenty just living his advice
Whatever you do today you’ll have to sleep with tonight

He’d say you’ve got to stand for something or you’ll fall for anything
You’ve got to be your own man not a puppet on a string
Never compromise what’s right and uphold your family name
You’ve got to stand for something or you’ll fall for anything

Now I know that things are different than they were in Daddy’s days
But I still believe what makes a man really hasn’t changed

You’ve got to stand for something or you’ll fall for anything
You’ve got to be your own man not a puppet on a string
Never compromise what’s right and uphold your family name
You’ve got to stand for something or you’ll fall for anything

You’ve got to stand for something or you’ll fall for anything

May 28, 2007 - Posted by | Verse

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