11 Powerful Song Lyrics That Changed Our Lives Forever

Whether it’s an upbeat track that makes you want to get up and dance or a heartfelt ballad that brings a tear to your eye, there’s no doubt that music is pretty powerful. We all have that one song that can bring you back to an old memory like it was just yesterday. Legendary U2 rocker Bono once said,

“Music can change the world because it can change people.”

The list below is from Facebook fans who told us which song lyrics changed their lives forever and still have a huge emotional impact on them today. To read the full article go to The HuffingtonPost

“Landslide” by Fleetwood Mac
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Well, I’ve been afraid of changing

‘Cause I’ve built my life around you

But time makes you bolder

Even children get older

And I’m getting older too

“The Greatest Love of All” by Whitney Houston

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I decided long ago, never to walk in anyone’s shadows

If I fail, if I succeed

At least I’ll live as I believe

No matter what they take from me

They can’t take away my dignity

“He Went to Paris” by Jimmy Buffett

Some of it’s magic

Some of it’s tragic

But I had a good life all the way

“Don’t Stop Believin” by Journey

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Some will win, some will lose

Some were born to sing the blues

Oh, the movie never ends

It goes on and on and on and on

“Oh! You Pretty Things!” by David Bowie

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Look at your children

See their faces in golden rays

Don’t kid yourself they belong to you

They’re the start of a coming race

“Stairway to Heaven” by Led Zeppelin

Yes, there are two paths you can go by, but in the long run

There’s still time to change the road you’re on

And it makes me wonder

“I Am Woman” by Helen Reddy

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You can bend but never break me

‘Cause it only serves to make me

More determined to achieve my final goal

And I come back even stronger

Not a novice any longer

“Poems, Prayers, and Promises” by John Denver


How sweet it is to love someone, how right it is to care.

How long it’s been since yesterday, what about tomorrow

and what about our dreams and all the memories we share?

“Up on the Roof” by James Taylor

When this old world starts a getting me down,

and people are just too much for me to face.

I’ll climb way up to the top of the stairs and all my cares just drift right into space.

On the roof, it’s peaceful as can be and there the world below don’t bother me, no, no.

“Lights” by Journey

So you think you’re lonely

Well my friend I’m lonely too

I want to get back to my City by the bay

Ooh, ooh

“You’re The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me” by Gladys Knight and The Pips

Oh, there have been times when times were hard

But always somehow I made it, I made it through

‘Cause for every moment that I’ve spent hurting

There was a moment that I’ve spent, ah, just loving you, yeah