Willie Nelson - Laying My Burdens Down Lyrics

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Well I used to walk stooped
From the weight of my tears
I just started laying my burdens down
I used to duck bullets from the rifle of fear
I just started laying my burdens down
Oh I'm layin' 'em down
I just started laying my burdens down
Oh lay I'm layin' em down
I just started laying my burdens down

The flesh ain't nothing but the bark on a tree
I just started laying my burdens down
The tree ain't nothing but the soul in me
I just started laying my burdens down
Oh I'm layin' 'em down
I just started laying my burdens down
Oh lay I'm layin' em down
I just started laying my burdens down

My soul took love on a hell of a ride
I just started laying my burdens down
A soul ain't nothing but the car love drives
I just started laying my burdens down
Oh I'm layin' 'em down
I just started laying my burdens down
Oh lay I'm layin' em down
I just started laying my burdens down

Love said Mama can I come on home
I just started laying my burdens down
And God said son you ain't never been gone
I just started laying my burdens down
Oh I'm layin' 'em down
I just started laying my burdens down
Oh lay I'm layin' em down
I just started laying my burdens down
Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Laying My Burdens Down
  • 2 How Long Have You Been There
  • 3 Senses
  • 4 I Don't Feel Anything
  • 5 I've Seen That Look on Me
  • 6 Where Do You Stand?
  • 7 Minstrel Man
  • 8 Happiness Lives Next Door
  • 9 When We Live Again
  • 10 Following Me Around


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Willie Nelson
    album: Track 1 in album Laying My Burdens Down
    release date: 1970
    popularity : 66 users have visited this page.
    genres: Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Country
    length: 2:35
    Album Information
    label: RCA Victor
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin