Perseverance

This rousing song from Red's Grammy-nominated 'Bebop Your Best" CD reminds us that to get good at anything we must try, fail, and persevere until we achieve our goal.  It can be a long hard process but it feels so good when we get it right.

Perseverance

You can't hit a baseball till you learn to swing a bat
Before you do a somersault there's lots of falling flat
If getting good's the question the answer's very clear
To get to where you're going, well, you've got to persevere

Chorus
So Try, Try, Try, Try, Try, and Try again
Why cry, "Why?", when you can try again
You can help by giving yourself another chance and then...
Whenever it's tough just show ‘em your stuff
And try and try again

You can't play a saxophone until you learn to blow
You can't play a violin until you learn to bow
If getting good's the question the answer's very clear
To get to where you're going, well, you've got to persevere

Chorus

When you have to practice to make it on the team
Or when you've got some homework that makes you want to scream
You're sure to find that nothin' ever makes you feel as good
As when you finally get it right just like you knew you could... So

Chorus

Whenever it's tough just show ‘em your stuff
And try... and try... a-gain!

© 2005 Smilin' Atcha Music, Inc./Pam-O-Land (ASCAP)

Written by Red Grammer and Pamela Phillips Oland

 

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