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  • I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)

    Sue Rogers posted on December 31, 2015 12:17

    Download the Lyrics and Chords

    Capo 2 to play along with the Proclaimer's video. And check out the University of Waterloo uke group's version!

    "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" is a song written and performed by Scottish duo The Proclaimers (Charlie and Craig Reid), and first released as the lead single from their 1988 album Sunshine on Leith. Although it failed to reach the top ten in either the UK or Ireland on its initial release, it has since become their most popular song worldwide, initially becoming a number 1 hit in Iceland, before reaching number 1 in both Australia and New Zealand in early 1989, and in 1993 the song reached the top five on both the US Billboard Hot 100 and Canadian Hot 100 charts following its appearance in the film Benny & Joon.

    *****REVISED/REFORMATTED April 22, 2019 - SR****

    A video for this song:

    Posted in: Individual Songs, January 2016 - music of the 1980's, November 2016 Anything Goes Favourites, February 2020 (0 Comments)


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