Wildfire Lyrics

She comes down from Yellow Mountain
On a dark flat land she rides
On a pony she named Wildfire
With a whirlwind by her side
On a cold Nebraska night

Oh, they say she died one winter
When there came a killing frost
And the pony she named Wildfire
Busted down his stall
In a blizzard he was lost

She ran calling Wildfire
She ran calling Wildfire
She ran calling Wildfire

By the dark of the moon I planted
But there came an early snow
There's been a hoot owl howlin' by my window now
For six nights in a row
She's coming for me I know
And on Wildfire we're both gonna go

We'll be riding Wildfire
She ran calling Wildfire
She ran calling Wildfire

On Wildfire we're going to ride her
We're gonna leave sod bustin' behind
Get these hard times right on out of our minds
Riding Wildfire

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Songwriter(s): Martin Murphey Michael, Larry Cansler
Record Label(s): 2004 Smith Music Group
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Meaning to "Wildfire" song lyrics (15 meanings)
Des 09/09/12,01:53

This is a beautiful & touching song. It tells a story of loss, & undying love. The man has loved her & waited patiently for her. Their love had no bounds, they loved in life & in death. I hope I will have been as patient & faithful when my love comes for me. Its a story of everafter.
Cthulhu 11/10/12,11:37

I only recently first heard this song, played it on my radio station; and before it was finished I was weeping. This has to be the most beautiful tune, and such haunting lyrics. Thanks for posting them. I'll love it forever. And perhaps one day I'll find Wildfire myself...
Darcee 05/08/14,14:40

I have always loved this song and I would have to say it is my favorite. I am happy to see people still enjoying it!
gidiupny 11/22/12,09:43

Such an poignant expression of affection and love carried throughout the song.
budzwolf 08/22/12,21:38

this song means alot for me as iv had horses most of my life, my idea of the song is, even if all is bad, there is still hope, in every way shape and form. :)
H 08/02/12,16:32

if one simply reads this its a very creepy poem about how a man will find solace in death song form its about not losing hope thats what i got anyway weird how a singer changes the meaning
Lisa 05/08/12,22:43

My Mother worked well past school hours when I was a little Girl. This song got me through alot of times I couldn't figure at that age. To this day I still wonder as if I were looking for Wildfire.
Geralynn 01/29/11,19:34

This song brings me back to the first person I ever loved! I still get butterflys when I hear this song and think of Marty!
Jilly 03/11/10,05:09

Great song brings back memories of the 70's..but I keep hearing that the band America recorded this as well as Michael Murphy? Does anyone know if this is right?
Sally 10/26/09,01:55

Beautiful and inspirational song and lyrics. Michael Martin Murphy is a wonderful singer. I love this song very much.
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