Never Got Off the Ground Song Lyrics

Alison Krauss


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Danny O'Keefe, David B. Mallett
album: Track 6 in album Forget About It
release date: 1999-8-3
popularity : 55 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country/Bluegrass
length: 3:40
composer: Danny O'Keefe, David Mallett

Album Information

label: Rounder
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 011661046528
script: Latin

Cover Art

Alison Krauss Forget About It cover art


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My father was a farmer
But his head was in the sky
He worked everyday but Sunday
'Til the day he died

He prayed for rain and thunder
And listened for the sound
In the dry years he went under
He never got off the ground

We all dream when we're younger
That we will do great things
Me, I used to have a hunger
To wear a pilot's wings


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Stay
  • 2 Forget About It
  • 3 It Wouldn't Have Made Any Difference
  • 4 Maybe
  • 5 Empty Hearts
  • 6 Never Got Off the Ground
  • 7 Ghost in This House
  • 8 It Don't Matter Now
  • 9 That Kind of Love
  • 10 Could You Lie
  • 11 Dreaming My Dreams With You