Eyes on the Prize Lyrics

Bruce Springsteen


album: Track 9 in album We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions
release date: 2006-4-24
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length: 5:17
trumpet: Mark Pender
double bass: Jeremy Chatzky
mixer: Bob Clearmountain
recorded by: Toby Scott
violin: Soozie Tyrell and Sam Bardfeld
background vocals: Soozie Tyrell, Eddie Manion, Mark Clifford, Frank Bruno, Larry Eagle, Richie "La Bamba" Rosenberg, Lisa Lowell, Sam Bardfeld, Patti Scialfa, Mark Pender and Jeremy Chatzky
guitar: Frank Bruno
drums & percussion: Larry Eagle
saxophone: Eddie Manion
trombone: Richie "La Bamba" Rosenberg
banjo: Mark Clifford
background vocals & lead vocals: Bruce Springsteen
tuba: Art Baron
assistant mixer: Brandon Duncan
assistant recorded by: Kevin Buell and Ross Peterson
piano & Hammond organ & organ & accordion: Charlie Giordano
guitar & piano & harmonica & Hammond organ & percussion & mandolin & tambourine: Bruce Springsteen
arranger: Bruce Springsteen
lyricist: Alice Wine
writer: [traditional]

Cover Art

Bruce Springsteen We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions cover art
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Paul and Silas, bound in jail
Had no money for to go their bail

Keep your eyes on the prize,
Hold on, hold on, hold on, hold on,
Keep your eyes on the prize, hold on!

The very moment we thought we was lost,
Dungeon shook and the chains fell off,

Keep your eyes on the prize,
Hold on, hold on, hold on, hold on,
Keep your eyes on the prize, hold on!

Only thing that we did wrong
Was stayin' in the wilderness so long,

Keep your eyes on the prize,
Hold on, hold on, hold on, hold on,
Keep your eyes on the prize, hold on!

Only thing that we did right
Was the day we begun to fight!

Keep your eyes on the prize,
Hold on, hold on, hold on, hold on,


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Old Dan Tucker
  • 2 Jesse James
  • 3 Mrs. McGrath
  • 4 O Mary Don’t You Weep
  • 5 John Henry
  • 6 Erie Canal
  • 7 Jacob’s Ladder
  • 8 My Oklahoma Home
  • 9 Eyes on the Prize
  • 10 Shenandoah
  • 11 Pay Me My Money Down
  • 12 We Shall Overcome
  • 13 Froggie Went a Courtin’