Without A Song
Frank Sinatra Lyrics


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Without a song the day would never end
Without a song the road would never bend
When things go wrong a man ain't got a friend
Without a song

That field of corn would never see a plow
That field of corn would be deserted now
A man is born but he's no good no how
Without a song

I got my trouble and woe but, sure as I know, the Jordan will roll
And I'll get along as long as a song, strong in my soul

I'll never know what makes the rain to fall
I'll never know what makes that grass so tall
I only know there ain't no love at all
Without a song

I've-a got my trouble and woe and, sure as I know, the Jordan will roll
And I'll get along as long as a song, strong in my soul

I'll-a never know what makes that rain to fall
I'll never know what makes the grass so tall




I only know there ain't no love at all
Without a song

Overall Meaning

The song "Without A Song" by Frank Sinatra is a reflective piece on the role of music and its impact on the human experience. The opening line "Without a song the day would never end" suggests that music can be a soothing and comforting presence throughout the day, and that it has the ability to make time seem less monotonous. The line "When things go wrong a man ain't got a friend, Without a song" acknowledges the power of music to provide solace and companionship even in difficult times.


The verse "That field of corn would never see a plow, That field of corn would be deserted now, A man is born but he's no good no how, Without a song" reflects on the impact of music on agriculture and farming communities. It suggests that without music to provide inspiration and motivation, people may not have the drive to tend to their fields and cultivate crops.


The chorus "I've got my trouble and woe but, sure as I know, the Jordan will roll, And I'll get along as long as a song, strong in my soul" is a reminder that music can be a source of inspiration to overcome hardship. The reference to the "Jordan" is a biblical reference to the River Jordan, which represents the metaphorical border between life and death. The singer is suggesting that even in times of difficulty, the river will continue to flow and life will go on, as long as there is music to give him the strength to keep going.


Overall, "Without A Song" is a powerful testament to the ability of music to inspire and uplift the human spirit, especially in moments of hardship and despair.


Line by Line Meaning

Without a song the day would never end
Music gives meaning to life, and without it, the day would seem much longer and duller.


Without a song the road would never bend
Music can change attitudes, ideas, and perspectives in life in a way that can make the paths we take seem different and more hopeful or meaningful.


When things go wrong a man ain't got a friend
When we struggle through hard times, music can help us find the comfort that a friend provides in life.


Without a song. That field of corn would never see a plow
Song and music are the driving force behind creativity and productivity, and without them, the fields remain fallow and barren.


That field of corn would be deserted now
Although nature can create beautiful and awe-inspiring views, without the contributions that man makes to it, the field would remain only a thought and not a reality.


A man is born but he's no good no how, Without a song
A man's ability to create, love, and overcome barriers is hampered without music, and life remains incomplete.


I got my trouble and woe but, sure as I know, the Jordan will roll, And I'll get along as long as a song, strong in my soul
Music provides us hope and strength, even in times of sorrow and adversity, and can help guide us through our struggles by providing comfort and peace to the soul.


I'll never know what makes the rain to fall, I'll never know what makes that grass so tall
The mysteries of life continue to confound us, but music provides at least some insight and universe of meaning, making the journey less sad and less lonely.


I only know there ain't no love at all, Without a song
Love is incomplete without music, it’s like trying to capture a feeling without a container to hold it.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: KEN ROSE

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@elsagranados670

SIEMPRE ESTARÁ NUESTRO FRANK SINATRA EN NUESTRA MENTE Y EN NUESTRO CORAZÓN...QUÉ MARAVILLLOSO CANTANTE...TE AMAREMOS SIEMPRE!!

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Sinatra foi uma das maiores Vozes do Século 20. Aqui este "Clássico" dos anos 50.

@cate4890

And he’s still going strong. They use his voice & music in many movies and commercials.❤

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That's entertainment at it very best . Frankie was one in a trillion !!!!!!!!

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Simple yet beautiful!

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Never Shortchanged his Audience 👌👌👌

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