Honey - by Bobby Russell
performed by Bobby Goldsburough
See the tree how big it’s grown, but friend, it hasn’t been too long it
I laughed at her and she got mad, the first day that she planted it was
just a twig.
Then the first snow came and she ran out to brush the snow away so it
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Came runnin’ in all excited, slipped and almost hurt herself, I laughed
‘till I cried.
She was always young at heart, kinda dumb and kinda smart and I loved her so.
I surprised her with a puppy, kept me up all Christmas eve, two years ago.
And it would sure embarrass her when I came home from work late ‘cause I
That she’s been sittin there and cryin’ over some sad and silly late late
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And Honey, I miss you and I’m, being good.
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And I love to be with you, if only I could.
She wrecked the car and she was sad and so afraid that I’d be mad, but what
Though I pretended hard to be, guess she saw through me, and hugged my neck.
I came home unexpectedly and found her crying needlessly in the middle of
And it was in the early spring, when flowers bloom and robins sing, she
Yes, one day while I wasn’t home, she was there and all alone, the angels
Now all I have is memories of Honey, and I wake up nights and call her name.
Now my life’s an empty stage, where Honey lived and Honey played, and love
A small cloud passes overhead and cries down in the flowerbed that Honey
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