October Song

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  • Today my bird flew away
    Gone to find her big blue jay
    Starlight before she took flight
    I sung a lullaby of bird land every night
    Sung for my Ava every night

    Ava was the morning, now she's gone
    She's reborn like Sarah Vaughan
    In the sanctuary she has found
    Birds surround her sweet sound
    And Ava flies in paradise

    With dread I woke in my bed
    To shooting pains up in my head
    Lovebird, my beautiful bird
    Spoken 'til one day she couldn't be heard
    She just stopped singing

    Ava was the morning, now she's gone
    She's reborn like Sarah Vaughan
    In the sanctuary she has found
    Birds surround her sweet sound
    And Ava flies in paradiseWriter/s: MATT ROWE, STEFAN SKARBEK, AMY WINEHOUSE
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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Comments: 2

  • Nelly from Fort Worth, TxAmy said in an interview around 2004 that "this song I wrote talking about my relationship to substance abuse (marijuana) more so than I am about my dead bird." So this song has a double meaning.
  • Tiffany from Little Rock, ArThis is a sweet song. She has very deep attachments, especially towards animals.
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