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Willie Nelson – Seven Spanish Angels lyrics

He looked down into her brown eyes,
Said, " Say a prayer for me."
She threw her arms around him,
Whispered, "God will keep us free."
And they could hear the riders comin,
He said, "This is my last fight.
If they take me back to Texas,
They won't take me back alive. "
**Chorus**
And there were seven Spanish Angels,
At the alter of the Sun.
They were prayin' for the lovers,
In the valley of the gun.
And when the battle stopped,
And the smoke cleared.
There was thunder from the throne.
And seven Spanish angels,
Took another angel home.
She reached down and picked the gun up,
That lay smokin in his hand.
Said, "Father please forgive me,
I can't make it without my man. "
And she knew the gun was empty,
And she knew she couldn't win.
But her final prayer was answered,
When the rifles fired again.
**Chorus



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    It's about an outlaw, and her woman, that is being chase by the law from Texas. When they got cornered the outlaw, refuses to surrender for he do not want to be taken away with her woman. The outlaw fought, but got shot dead. Knowing that the her lover is dead, she ask forgiveness to God for her next action, for she cannot go on without her man, and she took the gun even though she knows it is out of bullets and point it to the sheriff and his men. The posse shot her with a rifle thinking that the woman was going to shoot them. Now both the outlaw and the woman are together again.
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