Saturday, November 13, 2010

Matt Monro sings Born Free


Words by: Don Black
Music by: John Barry

This song was the soundtrack for the feature film, Born Free (1966). It earned an Oscar for John Barry for Best Original Music, and John Barry and Don Black also won for Best Song. You can here Matt Monroe sing it here.
 
Born Free
Sung By: Matt Monro


Born free, as free as the wind blows
As free as the grass grows
Born free to follow your heart

Live free and beauty surrounds you
The world still astounds you
Each time you look at a star

Stay free, where no walls divide you
You're free as the roaring tide
So there's no need to hide

Born free, and life is worth living
But only worth living
'cause you're born free

(Stay free, where no walls divide you)
You're free as the roaring tide
So there's no need to hide

Born free, and life is worth living
But only worth living
'cause you're born free

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