BLACKBIRD SONG BY KEITH and…

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Blackbird singing in the dead of night
Keith Wilson
9:08 AM (13 hours ago)

I wrote the following post six years ago, but sadly, it is still needed today. The title is from a line of The Beatles song “Blackbird” which is a tribute to the struggle by African-Americans for their civil rights. The song was sung by Paul McCartney with writing credits to both him and John Lennon, although McCartney was the lead.

“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…

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