John Denver - The Eagle and the Hawk Lyrics

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I am the eagle, I live in high country
In rocky cathedrals that reach to the sky
I am the hawk and there's blood on my feathers

But time is still turning they soon will be dry
And all of those who see me, all who believe in me
Share in the freedom I feel when I fly

Come dance with the west wind and touch on the mountain tops
Sail over the canyons and up to the stars
And reach for the heavens and hope for the future
And all that we can be and not what we are
Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Starwood in Aspen
  • 2 Everyday
  • 3 Casey's Last Ride
  • 4 City of New Orleans
  • 5 Friends With You
  • 6 60 Second Song for a Bank
  • 7 Blow Up Your TV (Spanish Pipe Dream)
  • 8 All of My Memories
  • 9 She Won't Let Me Fly Away
  • 10 Readjustment Blues
  • 11 The Eagle and the Hawk
  • 12 Tools


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: John Denver, Mike Taylor
    album: Track 11 in album Aerie
    release date: 1972-2
    popularity : 78 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Folk Rock/Country Rock/Soft Rock
    length: 2:07
    Album Information
    label: RCA Victor
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin