Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Wings In The Morning

Johnny Cash

I came across this song on YouTube, it was written by Johnny Cash. He is my favorite country singer. Johnny Cash was born in 1932 and passed away in 2003, four months after his wife June died. You can read a really nice autobiography about him here.

Wings in the Morning
by Johnny Cash

My Grandfather lived by the book all his life.
On rich bottomed land with twelve kids and a wife.
He never saw TV nor rode on a jet airplane.
But he knew that Heaven was holding his claim.
Wings in the morning and license to fly
Straight to the portals of nevermore die
Nevermore pain in them old aching bones
Wings in the morning to carry us home.

The salt of the earth yet with faith in the Lord
They all got together in that one accord
Ane what could be greater than God's guarantee
That man could have heaven for eternity.
Sing CHORUS again
Rocks in the road and we stumble and fall
Lights getting low so we can't see at all
But I promise you on that gettin up day
Wings in the morning and we'll fly away.
Sing CHORUS again.

You can find this song on YouTube, Johnny Cash videos. I just love to go to YouTube music videos, I find all the singers and my favorite old songs and you can down load them. Hope you are enjoying our nice cool weather, it makes us energetic.


welcome to my world of poetry said...

Thank you Margaret for this lovely song I do have it on cd and funnily I played it last week because my grandson(11 yrs) likes Johnny Cash.He now has it on his IPOD.
Take care and have a good week.

Linda said...

Love Johnny Cash. Grew up hearing his music. Beautiful lyrics. Thanks for sharing. :)

Judy said...

I am loving this weather. Spend a lot more time outside now that it has cooled off. That song is beautiful by Johnny Cash. He is one of my favorites, too. His voice is so deep and rich and distinctive. I would recognize it anywhere.

Patty said...

Nice song. Been enjoying the cooler weather, but it sure hasn't made me feel more energetic, at least not yet. LOL I think I just have TB, tired butt.

Kay said...

I loved Johnny Cash too, and used to watch him on TV all the time. The words to that song is just beautiful.

Joseph Pulikotil said...

Hello Margaret:)

Lovely song and wonderful lyrics.Very inspiring.I will surely check it up on the you tube.

Have a wonderful time Margaret:)

Midlife Mom said...

I saw Johnny Cash in person just once when he was here in Maine for a concert. It was so much fun and I have never forgotten it. Love the words to that song, think I will print them off and then go listen to the YouTube!! Thanks for sharing it with us all!!!

Cats~Goats~Quotes said...

Always loved listening to Johnny Cash. Went to an open air concert at Chastain (Atlanta) many years ago. June sang more than he did, but it was still good.

Becky and Gary said...

WE love Johnny Cash too, and have a wonderful train DVD called " Ridin the Rails" Johnny tells the history of trains. He sings some great songs in the program

caspersmom said...

The words in this song are beautiful. Johnny mostly did sang down to earth songs. I really like this picture of him.

I'll have to check out those YouTube videos.

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