We use cookies to customize content and advertising, to provide social media features, and to analyze traffic to our site. We also share information about your use of our site with our trusted social media, advertising and analytics partners. Read more.
  •    
  •    
  •    

    George Jones / Lyrics

    Playlist 0 Rate 0 Like & Share Print Email Play

    "Letter to Heaven" Lyrics

    George Jones feat. Dolly Parton

    Album:
    Genre:
    Duration:00:03:01
    Rank: (−) history »
    Rate:
    −/5 from 0 users
    Charts: view all »
    Referring urls:view all »

    Video

    Lyrics

    Dolly Parton

    An old man was sitting at his table one day
    Writing a letter to pass time away
    His little granddaughter climbed up on his knee
    Saying won't you please write a letter for me.

    Oh what must I say in this letter I pray
    Tell mommy I miss her since she went away
    I coming to see her real soon I hope
    He choked back a big lump that rose in his throat.

    He sealed it and wrote on that big envelope
    To God up in heaven you'll get it I hope
    He stamped it and handed it to her to mail
    Her big eyes were shining her little face pale.

    She was crossing the street to the box o'er the way
    And when she stepped out never looked either way
    A big auto hit her and sped away fast
    The little girls prayers had been answered at last.

    The postman was passing and picked up the note
    Addressed to the Master and these words he spoke
    Straight up into heaven this letter did go
    She's happy up there with her mommy I know...
    This song was submitted on January 4th, 2007 and last modified on November 28th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC.
    Written by Dolly Parton.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

    Songs you may also like

    • same album
    • same artist
    • popular on LSI
    • new on LSI

    Contributors

    leaderboard activity

    Comments

    Facebook (0) LetsSingIt (0)