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I remember, we were flying along,
And hit something in the air...

Laying here, looking at the ceiling,
Someone lays a sheet across my chest.
Something warm is flowing down my fingers
Pain is flowing all through my back.

I try to move my arm and there's no feeling
And when I look, I see there's nothing there.
The face beside me stopped bleeding
The girl I knew has such a distant stare.

I remember, we were flying along,
And hit something in the air.

Then I look straight at the attendant,
His face is pale as it can be.
He bends and whispers something softly,
He says there's no chance for me.

I remember, we were flying along,
And hit something in the air.

Life is flowing out my body,
Pain is flowing out with my blood.
The sheets are red and moist where I'm lying.
God in Heaven, teach me how to die.

I remember, we were flying along,
And hit something in the air.



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    UnregisteredOct 26, 2013 at 5:41 pm
    The motivation for writing this song was explained in 2005 by guitarist lee pickens. “when i was 17, i wanted to be an airline pilot,” pickens said. “i had just gotten out of this airplane with a friend of mine, at this little airport, and i watched him take off. He went about 200 feet in the air, rolled and crashed. ” the band decided to write a song around the incident and include it on their second album.
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    DeathhagAug 15, 2009 at 2:38 am
    OH WAIT !!! NO-NO-thats a different song by NECROGASM out of Ft Worth...I keep getting my Death Bands of Ridglea mixed up...sorry..nope this is a plane crash...it is pretty self explained...But how does that make you feel? They're DEAD !!! THEY are all DEAD !!!
    Quick someone hand me a drumset and get this guy a guitar! I think we can save a few!!!
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    UnregisteredMay 15, 2014 at 6:26 pm
    Saw a video on YouTube with this song. Seems they used it as a message against the evil of drinking/driving. Never shows what they "hit" in the air, but there is a lightning strike. Food for thought. Maybe they were flying low in a car and went airborne at one of those tummy-roller intersections.
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    UnregisteredMay 15, 2014 at 2:47 pm
    Haunting. You don't really want to think about this song, but it's one of those that sticks in your sub conscience. It seems to be in an emergency room or ambulance following a plane crash. It was we were flying low. Only heard it a few times on the radio. Must have had complaints & banned it. Would an emt really say there's no chance for you? I'd not want those to be the last words I hear!
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    Leroy BurkeAug 20, 2013 at 12:04 pm
    D.O.A. by Bloodrock, an eerie song that came out in the early 70's. The lyrics were enough to avoid death just the thought of the sheet pulled over your head. I remember it well when I heard it. Macabre for the time then again we listened to Black Sabbath.

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