Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground

Album: Honeysuckle Rose (1981)
  • If you had not have fallen
    Then I would not have found you
    Angel flying too close to the ground
    I patched up your broken wing and hung around for a while
    Trying to keep your spirits up and your fever down
    So leave me if you need to, I will still remember
    Angel flying too close to the ground

    I knew someday that you would fly away
    For love's the greatest healer to be found
    So leave me if you need to, I will still remember
    Angel flying too close to the ground

    Fly on fly on past, the speed of sound
    I'd rather see you up than see you down
    So leave me if you need to, I will still remember
    Angel flying too close to the ground Writer/s: Willie Nelson
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 3

  • Maureen from The WallI remember this song sung at The Wall by Britts Small (173rd Airborne Brigade Vet) for all the nurses that had fought on the ground to save our men.
  • Jennifer from TampaMy late husband told me how this song applied to fighter pilots. Whenever he sang it, he would get choked up remembering the great times he had flying the F-16 out of MacDill... This song will always have a special place in my heart <3
  • Leeann from Youngstown, OhThis song is heard in the 1999 King Of The Hill episode "Wings of the Dope" as Luanne listens to it on her boom box and waits for Buckley's angel to come back.
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