Who Sang Hard Times? James Taylor

James Taylor Dad Loves His Work cover art
Credits
publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Roba Music, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Gary Robert Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant, Grant Richard Kwiecinski
release date: 1981-3
genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Soft Rock/Pop Rock/Southern Rock
length: 3:12
producer: Peter Asher
piano: Don Grolnick
lead vocals: James Taylor
electric guitar: Waddy Wachtel and Dan Dugmore
recording engineer: Val Garay
background vocals: David Lasley and Arnold McCuller
organ: Don Grolnick
synthesizer: Bill Cuomo
congas: Rick Marotta
drums (drum set): Rick Marotta
bass guitar: Leland Sklar
assistant recording engineer: Niko Bolas
solo electric guitar: Waddy Wachtel
We've seen some hard times, hard times,
Holding it together ain't always easy.
An angry man, hungry woman,
They're driving each other crazy.
It's so low down, show down,
There's nothing else safe to say.
Baby's on the town, baby's looking round,
Talking about walking away.

Don't let go, got to give it one more chance.
We've got to hold on,
Loving me may not make much sense.
But I'm gone on you, baby, baby,
I'm gone and I want you back again.
I may be wrong for you, baby, maybe I'm wrong,
But I love you just the same.

Now, we've got to hold on, got to hold on.
We've got to hold on, got to hold on.
We've got to hold on, got to hold on,
We've got to hold on, got to hold on.
We've got to hold on, got to hold on.

Hard times, hard times,
Holding it together ain't always easy.
An angry man, hungry woman,
They're driving each other crazy.
We've got to hold on through all those hard times.

Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Hard Times
  • 2 Her Town Too
  • 3 Hour That the Morning Comes
  • 4 I Will Follow
  • 5 Believe It or Not
  • 6 Stand and Fight
  • 7 Only for Me
  • 8 Summer’s Here
  • 9 Sugar Trade
  • 10 London Town
  • 11 That Lonesome Road

  • Album Information
    label: Columbia
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    barcode: 074643700917
    script: Latin