New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

(words & music by j. byers)Some kids born with a silver spoonI guess that I was born a little too soonHard knocks, all I ever knew was hard knocksAnd I’m telling you, I said you’d better beware’cause I’ve had my shareSome kids born as rich as a kingBut I was born without a doggone thingHard knocks, all I ever knew was hard knocksAnd I’m telling you, I said you’d better beware’cause I’ve had my shareI walked a million miles I betTired and hungry and cold and wetI’ve heard that lonesome whistle blowFrom new york city down to mexicoSome kids born fancy freeNobody never gave nothing to me butHard knocks, all I ever knew was hard knocksAnd I’m telling you, I said you’d better beware’cause I’ve had my shareI walked a million miles I betTired and hungry and cold and wetI’ve heard that lonesome whistle blowFrom new york city down to mexicoSome kids born fancy freeNobody never gave nothing to me butHard knocks, all I ever knew was hard knocksAnd I’m telling you, I said you’d better beware’cause I’ve had my shareI said you’d better beware’cause I’ve had my shareI said you’d better beware’cause I’ve had my share of hard knocks



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/e/elvis_presley/hard_knocks_lyrics.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Unregistered
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      10 words
      Good
      Cool
      Awesome!
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
      ×