You Gave Me A Mountain
Elvis incorporated You Gave Me A Mountain into his performances in the 1970s.
His performance on April 9, 1972 at Hampton Roads, Virginia was seen in the documentary Elvis on Tour.
Elvis also sang You Gave me a Mountain in Elvis Aloha From Hawaii and Elvis in Concert.
Born in the heat of the desert, my mother died giving me life
Deprived of the love of a father, blamed for the loss of his wife
You know Lord I've been in a prison for something that I never done
It's been one hill after another, I've climbed them all one by one
But this time, Lord you gave me a mountain
A mountain I may never climb
It isn't a hill any longer
You gave me a mountain this time
My woman got tired of heartaches, tired of the grief and the strife
So tired of working for nothing, just tired of being my wife
She took my one ray of sunshine, she took my pride and my joy
She took my reason for living, she took my small baby boy
Oh and this time, Lord you gave me a...
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