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Help me

COVERED BY ELVIS

Help Me


recording date elvis: Wednesday 12 december ( 1973 ) ; studio
first release: on audio album promised land ( january 1975 )
label: rca victor
catalog number: apl1 0873

originally by: Kris Kristofferson


recording year: 1972
originally written by: Larry Gatlin
catalognumber: kz 31909
label: monument
album: jesus was a capricorn

Born: June 22, 1936
Country: United States



It is possible that Larry Gatlin recorded his own version of his composition in 1972, but I have been unable to verify this. Johnny Cash featured the song in a film that year, but did not record it until considerably later. Former Golden Gloves boxer Kris Kristofferson turned down an offer to teach at the USA military academy at West Point and instead moved to Nashville to become a country musician. A big fan of Willie Nelson, he became one of the on-and-off group "The Highwaymen," along with Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Nelson himself. Kris Kristofferson's version featured on his LP "Jesus Was A Capricorn" and is sung as a duet with Gatlin.


Help Me
performed by:
kris Kristofferson



Lord help me walk another mile just one more mile
I'm tired of walking all alone
Lord help me smile another smile just one more smile
I know I just can't make it on my own

I never thought I needed help before
I thought that I could do things by myself
Now I know I just can't take it anymore
With a humble heart on bended knee I'm begging you please help me

Come down from your golden throne to me to lowly me
I need to feel the touch of your tender hand
Remove the chains of darkness and let me see Lord let me see
Just where I fit into your Master plan

I never thought I needed help before
I thought that I could get by by myself
Now I know I just can't take it anymore
With a humble heart on bended knee I'm begging you please help me
With a humble heart on bended knee I'm begging you please for help





Help Me
performed by:
Elvis Presley



Lord, Help me walk another mile, just one more mile;
I'm tired of walkin' all alone.
Lord, Help me smile another smile, just one more smile;
You know I just can't make it on my own.

I never thought I needed help before;
I thought that I could get by - by myself.
Now I know I just can't take it any more.
With a humble heart, on bended knee,I'm beggin' You, please, Help Me.

Come down from Your golden throne to me, to lowly me;
I need to feel the touch of Your tender hand.
Remove the chains of darkness let me see, Lord let me see;
Just where I fit into your master plan.

I never thought I needed help before;
I thought that I could get by - by myself.
Now I know I just can't take it any more.
With a humble heart, on bended knee, I'm beggin' You, please, Help Me.
With a humble heart, on bended knee, I'm beggin' You, please, Help Me.




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