"Hummingbird" as written by and Leon Russell....
There's a yellow flower by your bed
Sadly droopin' its perfumed head
So you won't smell it; I know what you'll miss

And there's a hummingbird, a hummingbird
A hummingbird, a hummingbird
Oh, there's a hummingbird singing

There is the hat you made, the clothes you wore
Lying down on the cold, dirty floor
The colors are fading; they'll never shine again

And there's a hummingbird, a hummingbird
A hummingbird, a hummingbird
Oh, there's a hummingbird singing

Now the road is turning gray
There's a shadow where you once lay
They'll find it tomorrow and think you went alone

But there's a hummingbird, a hummingbird
A hummingbird, a hummingbird
Ah, there's a hummingbird crying


Lyrics submitted by BrainDamage

"Hummingbird" as written by Yusuf Islam

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    General Commenthmmmm.... I think she is dying, of cancer or something. She lies in her bed and he sits beside it, watching her dying, not able to do anything anymore.

    The other explanation is that they went to bed, and when he wakes up the next morning she is gone. Probably just a one night stand or something.

    This song is sad and beautiful, but sometimes a bit TOO beautiful = kitschy. I can play it on my guitar.
    reptileon December 27, 2006   Link

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