BONNIE RAITT


Angel From Montgomery Lyrics

Verse 1
I am an old woman
Named after my mother
My old man is another
Child who's grown old

If dreams were thunder
And lightning was desire
This old house would've burned down
A long time ago

Chorus: Make me an angel
That flies from Montgomery
Make me a poster
Of an old rodeo
Just give me one thing
That I can hold on to
To believe in this livin'
Is just a hard way to go

Verse 2
When I was a young girl
I had me a cowboy
He wasn't much to look at
Just a free ramblin' man
But that was a long time
And no matter how I tried
The years they just rolled by
Like a broken down dam

Chorus: Make me an angel
That flies from Montgomery
Make me a poster
Of an old rodeo
Just give me one thing
That I can hold on to
To believe in this livin'
Is just a hard way to go

Verse 3
There's flies in the kitchen
I can hear them there buzzin'
And I ain't done nothing since I woke up today
But how the hell can a person
Go on to work in the morning
Come home in the evening
And have nothing to say

Chorus Make me an angel
That flies from Montgomery
Make me a poster
Of an old rodeo
Just give me one thing
That I can hold on to
To believe in this livin'
Is just a hard way to go

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Songwriter(s): Earl K. Brent, Earl Brent, Matt Dennis, John Prine
Copyright: Music Sales Corporation, Walden Music Inc., Dorsey Brothers Music Inc., Sour Grapes Music Inc.
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