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Willie Nelson: Seven Spanish Angels Meaning


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Song Released: 1985

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He looked down into her brown eyes
And said "say a prayer for me"
She threw her arms around him
Whispered, "God will keep us free"
They could hear the riders comin'
He said, "this is my last fight
If they take me back to Texas
They won't...


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    Apr 15th, 2018 4:48am report

    I was always of the understanding, along with other people, that the song Seven Spanish Angels was based on a real story, and in fact, that the seven Spanish angels were nuns, I have searched the internet but cannot find an answer. My dear cousin had this song played at his funeral. Very moving for everyone. I would be very interested to hear from anyone who knows the true story. Dianne Downie email dideeonvictoria@gmail.com Thank you


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    Oct 6th, 2017 10:54pm report

    Recieved should be spelled "received"


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    Oct 25th, 2013 10:49am report

    Man, who is a wanted man, and presumably wife or girlfriend are trapped with a posse after them. A gunfight insues and the man is killed. The woman picks up his still smoking gun to kill herself knowing the gun was empty and recieved her wish when the posse shot her as well.
    In, I forget which story or ledgend, 7 angles decend from heaven to bring the soul of the one who has died back to heaven.

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