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She's high above the world
flying US Air
baby in her lap
she knows more than she lets on
of what awaits her when
she finally touches down

'cause there's a man at Gate 3
with flowers and a hope that fills his heart
it's been two long months since she left town
and his world was ripped apart
he's hoping there will be a chance to
have a fresh new start
this time, this time

He remembers how it was
back when everything
seemed to go so well
they danced the dance so long
that when both tried to lead
they never made it home

you know her daddy told her
that timing is the glue that makes it tight
'cause two roads have to merge as one
for things to work out right
and when she saw
the road they were dancing down
that's when she took to flight
away, far away

Life is what we live 'til our demise
between the new hello's and old goodbye's
and those we dance with
they can never die
'cause everyone's a part of us
everyone's a part of us
everyone's a part of us

she's high above the world
she's down now on the ground
she's walking through the gate
he hands her the bouquet
he reaches for his child
he smiles to celebrate

Produced by Doug Davis and MBG
Mixed and engineered by Doug Davis
January 2012

Jerry Chapman: bass, vocals
Doug Davis: guitars, percussion, vocals
Steve Lindsley: Hammond M3, acoustic guitar, vocals
Les Slate: lead vocals, drums


from Mediocre Bad Guys, released April 18, 2014



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Mediocre Bad Guys Mt Airy, North Carolina

Mediocre Bad Guys are a group of veteran musicians from the Triad and Mt. Airy music scenes that originally got together for informal jams and small club gigs. Over the last few years, the band has focused their attention on songwriting and have recorded a growing number of singles, all of which are available to stream here. ... more

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