Monday, June 18, 2007

Johnny Cash wrote these lyrics for his wife, June Carter Cash. I found a recording of it, purely by chance, after finding out my grandmother had passed away. Very strangely, the recording I found was sung by June herself, and her voice sounds very much like my grandma's, down to the accent. It's eerie listening to it. I thought I would post the lyrics here, as they very much spoke to me, as if my grandma herself was singing it to me.

Meet Me In Heaven
Johnny Cash

We saw houses falling from the sky
Where the mountains lean down to the sand
We saw blackbirds circling 'round an old castle keep
And I stood on the cliff and held your hand

We walked troubles brooding wind swept hills
And we loved and we laughed the pain away
At the end of the journey, when our last song is sung
Will you meet me in Heaven someday

Can't be sure of how's it's going to be
When we walk into the light across the bar
But I'll know you and you'll know me
Out there beyond the stars

We've seen the secret things revealed by God
And we heard what the angels had to say
Should you go first, or if you follow me
Will you meet me in Heaven someday

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