Born in the heat of the desert my mother died giving me life
Deprived of the love of a father blamed for the loss of his wife
You know Lord I've been in a prison for something that I've never done
It's been one hill after another but I've climbed them all one by one
But this time Lord you gave me a mountain a mountain that I may never climb
It isn't a hill any longer you gave me a mountain this time

My woman got tired of the heartaches tired of the grief and the strife
Tired just working for nothing tired of being my wife
She took my one ray of sunshine she took my pride and my joy
She took my reason for living she took my small baby boy
And this time Lord you gave me a mountain
Yes you gave me a mountain this time
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You Gave Me A Mountain Lyrics

Billy Walker – You Gave Me A Mountain Lyrics

Songwriters: ROBBINS, MARTY
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