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Waylon Arnold Jennings (pronounced /ˈweɪlən ˈdʒɪnɪnz/; June 15, 1937 – February 13, 2002) was an American country music singer, songwriter, and musician. Jennings began playing guitar at eight and began performing at twelve on KVOW radio. He formed a band, The Texas Longhorns. Jennings worked as a D.J. on KVOW, KDAV, KYTI and KLLL. In 1958, Buddy Holly arranged Jennings' first recording session, of "Jolie Blon" and "When Sin Stops (Love Begins)". Holly hired him to play bass. During the "Winter Dance Party Tour," in Clear Lake, Iowa, Holly chartered a plane to arrive at the next venue. Jennings gave up his seat in the plane to J. P. Richardson, who was suffering from a cold. The flight that carried Holly, Richardson and Ritchie Valens crashed, on the day late… more »


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2007
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[Verse 1]
Lord knows i am peaceful when i'm left alone
I've always been an eagle,been awhile since i have flown
My claws are sharp as ever,so is my eagle eye
Somethings gonna go tonight,when the eagle flies

[Verse 2]
Lately i've heard rumors that the eagle may be lame
Just because i've been idle don't mean that i'm tame
You've jeopardized my freedom,my natural place to roost
I can fly if i have to,if they turn the eagle loose

[Chorus]
So lay all your doubts aside,when you go to bed tonight
My feathers have been ruffled and i'm ready for a fight
Just because i took awhile to fly don't mean that i don't care
When you feel the shadow crossing,the eagle's in the air

[Chorus]

When you feel the shadow crossing,the eagle's in the air

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Written by: HANK COCHRAN, MACK VICKERY, RED LANE

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