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If you had not have fallen
Then I would not have found you
Angel flying too close to the ground
And I patched up your broken wing
And hung around a while
Tried to keep your spirits up
And your fever down
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
Leave me if you need to
I will still remember
Angel flying too close to the ground



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    OdbyApr 24, 2008 at 8:56 pm
    Simply Perfect - just listen, the listen again and if needed,
    then once more - Now try to tell me you don’t fell it!
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    UnregisteredApr 26, 2012 at 7:47 pm
    My dad was severely burned last march, 2011 he survived a week and i was there holding his hand when we had him taken off the machines, he liked willie nelsons music so i looked him up on youtube, and this is the song that came up first, my dad was the best, this song is so fitting for him as hhe lasted a week and we tried saving him, but we had to let him go.
    He was an angel flying to close to the ground and now he is in heaven...
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    karrylinJun 3, 2010 at 1:24 pm
    damn good guy to pick up a gal in the worst place of her life...
    just went a bit too far, or life was a bit too cruel...
    and someone with enough love, showed her she was worth something.
    this song...is perfect.
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    UnregisteredJul 26, 2012 at 3:21 am
    Today i was talking to a backup singer and drummer who said he was with willie when he wrote this song in south dakota.
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    UnregisteredJun 24, 2012 at 11:24 am
    I believe the lyrics are talking about either a fallen bird or a woman lost.

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