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Listen To Chilling Recording Of Lynyrd Skynyrd's 'Was I Right Or Wrong' Demo

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Named one of the band's most haunting songs, "Was I Right Or Wrong" is one of the greatest Lynyrd Skynyrd songs out there. 

It may not have generated as much attention as "Sweet Home Alabama" or "Free Bird", but it is still a gem nonetheless. Although it was recorded in 1972, "Was I Right Or Wrong" didn't gain much recognition until its release on the 1978 posthumous compilation album, Skynyrd's First And...Last

Eventually the album was repackaged and re-released in 1998 as Skynyrd's First: The Complete Muscle Shoals Album, which was expanded to include eight additional tracks. "Was I Right Or Wrong" was featured on both. 

"Was I Right Or Wrong" is one of the band's more chilling and hauntingly beautiful songs. The lyrics tell an ominous story of leaving home to pursue your dreams, and coming back to find your family gone. 

We uncovered the demo version of "Was I Right Or Wrong" which showcases the raw talent that we miss dearly from the original front man, Ronnie Van Zant. Listening to the recordings he left behind is just one way to carry on his memory. 

Listen to the demo version of "Was I Right Or Wrong" below.

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LYRICS BELOW 

Like a restless leaf in the autumn breeze
Once I was a tumblin' weed
Like a rollin' stone, cold and all alone
Living for the day my train would come
I never cared for school or any golden rules
Papa used to always say I was a useless fool
So I left my home to show them thay was wrong
And headed out on the road singing my song
Then one sunny day. The man, he looked my way
And everything that I dreamed of, it was real
Money, girls and cars; and big long cigars
And I caught the first plane home so papa would see

When I went home to show 'em they was wrong
All that I found was two tombstones
Somebody tell me please was I right or wrong
Oh, such a sad song
First I got lost, then I got found
But the ones that I love are in the ground
Papa I only wish you could see me now
Take a listen papa
Whoo, I learnt how to play my guitar
Gonna be a superstar

First I got lost, then I got found
The ones I love are in the ground
Won't you tell me please was I right or wrong

If there's any way you can hear what I say
Papa, I never meant to do you wrong
All the money, girls and cars. And all the words and all the cigars
Papa, I just want you to know they couldn't take your place

When I went home to show 'em they was wrong
All that I found was two tombstones
Somebody tell me please was I right or wrong
Oh, such a sad song
First I got lost, then I got found
But the ones that I love are in the ground
Somebody tell me please was I right or wrong
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