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A WHISTLE OVER MY HEAD
Natasha Willfred / Ashley Cleveland / Mary Gauthier / Georgia Middleman

Incoming, incoming, incoming
Only a voice in a box
Echoing, echoing, echoing
Off of the sand and the rocks
I’d take cover in the beginning
Now I’m just gonna stand here instead
Waiting for impact or silence
Just a whistle over my head

Sacrifice, sacrifice, sacrifice
I gave them all that I had
Fast-tracking, fast-tracking, fast-tracking
Afghanistan & Iraq
Earning my way to a Firewall
Until I fell back to basic like lead
The evidence was circumstantial
Just a whistle over my head

You turn on the lights
You turn up the music
Try to turn this tent into a home
Anything, anything, anything
To forget that I’m all alone

Numb it out, numb it out, numb it out
Nothing is that big a deal
No relief, no relief, no relief,
It’s easier just not to feel
My momma got sick, my daddy got sick
My grandma she died in her bed
My baby miscarried on Friday
Just a whistle over my head

An Airman doing her duty
Just a whistle over my head

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from SW​:​S Retreat - May 2​-​5, 2014, released May 15, 2014
Mary Gauthier Songs (ASCAP) / Sole Sister Music (BMI) / Middle Girl Music (ASCAP) / SongwritingWith:Soldiers Music (ASCAP)

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Founded by Austin, Texas singer-songwriter Darden Smith and Mary Judd, SongwritingWith:Soldiers is a non-profit 501c (3) organization.

Our Mission: We transform lives by using collaborative songwriting to expand creativity, connections, and strengths.
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