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Blackbird



I was introduced to this song by my daughter's chorus. Thanks, Ms. Trobaugh. Crazy that I've only heard of it now.

My daughter learned about it at age 10. That's cool.

Here are the lyrics--

Blackbird
Blackbird singing in the dead of night
Take these broken wings and learn to fly
All your life
You were only waiting for this moment to arise.
Blackbird singing in the dead of night
Take these sunken eyes and learn to see
All your life
You were only waiting for this moment to be free.
Blackbird fly, blackbird fly
Into the light of the dark black night.
Blackbird fly, blackbird fly
Into the light of the dark black night.
Blackbird singing

My favorite rendition is Sarah McLachlan's: https://youtu.be/o8ac3tEltTU

Comments

  1. My daughter informed me a couple days ago that this is her least favorite song.

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  2. We went to Oklahoma for Thanksgiving and I saw "Boss Baby" with the grandkids. The movie revived this song. The movie was released a month before I heard this song.

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