Grand Funk Railroad - Born To Die Lyrics



Life is too short now, to live it half way.
I'm cryin' for my cousin, who died yesterday.
He never had a chance, no, not to express his views.
I swear that he's leaving it, to the rest of you.

Oh he ...

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lived his life of freedom, exactly the way that he wanted to.
But there's always that one thing, we never do count on.
You was born for it to happen to you ...

... oooo-oooo, oooo-oooo
oooo-oooo
He was on a motorcycle, in a side car.
They was just outside of town, they hadn't ridden far.
Out to have a good time, on a bike they built.
How was they to know it, that night that he'd be killed.

Oh he ...

[CHORUS]

... oooo-oooo, oooo-oooo
oooo-oooo
oooo-oooo
oooo-oooo

Oh he ...

[CHORUS]

Yes he ...

[CHORUS]

... oooo-oooo, oooo-oooo
oooo-oooo
oooo-oooo
oooo-oooo




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Grand Funk Railroad Born To Die Comments
  1. רוברט ויינגר

    The song and the whole album is a masterpiece, mark farner and don brewer sang very well on that album, mark also delivered some off his best guitar solos, all the other instruments are remarkable, I mean the bass, drums and keyboards

  2. Daniel Nasser

    Vc nasce cresce envelhece morre mas vc varias pessoas boas partirem mais cedo e outras ruins mais tarde ninguem entao e 100 por cento bom e nem 100 por cento ruim

  3. Ric J

    A joint and headphones and my night is complete

  4. Brendan Thekisho

    Clive Vermaak made me listen to this!

  5. Linda May

    I have always loved this band and this song

  6. Juana Enriquez

    Johnny Chingas

  7. Daniel Metal

    I love this song. great memories.

  8. Oliver Jones

    BEST ALBUM FROM GFR BY FAR!!!!!

    47tooter

    I say " American Band " is their best . but this one is fantastic , A groovy soulful album with a dash of metal .

  9. Татьяна Конышева

    Imagine Farner Brewer and Hughes (ex Deep purple) all 3 vocalists and instrumentalsits (2 talents)

  10. James Ulmer

    Love this song and this album. It brings me back to the 70's as kid and hearing my older brother listening to this record. Even as a kid I loved Grand Funk Railroad.

  11. Juana Enriquez

    Have. It on vinyl

  12. Juana Enriquez

    Another Jam

  13. John Easler

    Great album from a great band. Too bad Brewer is ruining the GFR legacy. Long live Mark Farner!

  14. ogrebattle22763

    Never cared for this album.... after "Shinin On" I was pretty much done with GFR.... didn't like "All The Girls In The World Beware" either... I have everything else by them on vinyl & cd....

    47tooter

    You don't like the song ' Good and Evil " ? The girls beware album was pop and trying to make it in a Disco world .
    It did score 2 top 10 hits , but I didn't care for the new sound they were trying with the horns .
    Get past the introduction and the song " Runnin " Is good . This album is very good also .

  15. НИЖЕ ГЕНЕРАЛА НЕ КАНТОВАТЬ

    SUPER KLASS !!!

  16. Dre Saunders

    I am 67 now and I am glad that I was part of the era when you had to have talent to make in this business - thanks GFR

  17. Barry Cato

    GRANDFUNK RAILROAD GREATEST BAND OF ALL TIME AND HELP ME THRU THIS FUCKINGIFE. SHOULD HAVE BEEN 1ST FUCKING ONE'S IN ROCKING ROLL HALL OF FAME. ANYWAY SORRY FOR BAD WORDS.BADLYN

  18. dallexandro

    I do love grand funk railroad. Over 100 years they will be remembered one of the greatest rock bands ever.

  19. dallexandro

    grand funk masterpiece

  20. Carl Jones

    I've enjoyed this group ever since I first heard them back in the 80s

  21. glenn murray

    NO FRILLS !

  22. glenn murray

    CAN NOT WAIT TO SEE YOU THIS SEPTEMBER ! LOVE YOUR WORDS MARK !

  23. jose oswaldo Ramirez E.

    Temooon!! Bravaaazooo!!!

  24. dourtan

    Really honest and haunting song. This album in and of inself was one of their unusual best!

  25. Trev Mac

    Best album cover ever

  26. Conny Ferrin

    Michael you're right so far, but what do you habe against Foo Fighters?

  27. Michael Haller

    Those were the days: just simple, honest straight rock music, straight to the heart! What do we have today? Foo Fighters etc. - gimme a break!

    John Canaris

    Michael Hallerfoo fighters suck.

  28. DAVID SALLEY

         One of america great .....america bands .

  29. Albert Hernandez

    GRAND FUNK RAILROAD/BORN TO DIE (CAPITAL) - IT'S A KILLER!!

  30. mloon1313

    dam i love this album

  31. mloon1313

    it was good singin good playin -they reformed for that album after zappa expressed an interest in producing for them

  32. Robb Zamsky

    I think this was the LP that Zappa produced.

  33. Zu Zuo

    Beautiful. The top of a music mountain

  34. lokotron1

    if you dont complicate yourself on defining what rock is, i would say, this is one of the most rocker songs ever existed. I listen to it and the only thing i can feel is rock.

  35. DoomedHippie

    Love this Band!!!! Their last 60's & early 70's stuff are monumemts in rock history!

  36. Frankincensed

    Death, politics, and personal relationships. The boys take it down a notch.

  37. nuhu roa

    Good composition, good playin', good singin' exactly the way we know mark farner's music

  38. lokotron1

    this song brings me to tears but, in a purist rock sense, this song is rock, pure rock, no more, everything is inside it, I am as deep as i can be, gratefull for this song

  39. limolimo2012

    Heavy heart ed soul music

  40. leo forrester

    i love this song by mark farner

  41. Sue Florence

    i still really enjoy this album....maybe a sadder sound but who cares,i love it.....

  42. ThiefGuard

    and he lived a life of freedom, exactly the way he wanted to.

  43. 47tooter

    Kind of a creepy , morbid album ... But I still love it !